Sometimes you meet a person and you know, straightaway, that she will be your friend. That’s how it was with me and Whole Heart Local.
On Thursday, September 15, I officially met Whole Heart Local, following a spring of plotting, a summer of planning, and hearty smattering of apprehension. I was fresh from the non-success of my first blog, Librarytour, and I wanted WHL to be a win. A love letter to my favorite city, a safe space to wonder from, an opportunity to be more public with my writing: this blog has proved a good venue, a satisfying partnership.
So, Whole Heart Local – here’s to you: 100 posts! Looking forward to 100 more.
On to the Giveaway. Inspired by my adopted neighborhood (how jealous I am of friends lucky enough to be born here), my first Giveaway will feature treats purchased (or gathered) right in Jamaica Plain, Boston. I’m calling it JP Beautiful.
Leave a comment below about one beautiful thing you’ve noticed, or created, or wish existed here in JP. If you never been to Jamaica Plain, please leave a comment about your OWN neighborhood or someplace you’ve lived or visited that just about blew you away, or made you sit down and consider over an ice cream cone, or a place you just find cool.
The winner will be chosen by random on Monday, May 26 (also my brother’s birthday, by the way. Say: Happy Birthday, Stadi!)