Same View, August 18th and 19th

This is part of the Bittersweet Book Launch case study, where Dan Blank and Miranda Beverly-Whittemore share the yearlong process of launching her novel. You can view all posts here.

by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Yesterday the dock was filled with family– my parents, my husband and son, my aunt and uncle from Seattle and my aunt from Provincetown. And the bay was filled with boats:


Nearly to sunset, I snuck back down to the water for a glimpse of the clouds:


This morning, the dock was empty again, and I left it for a day of work in the city with a heavy heart. We’re heading to Maine tomorrow for a week on a different lake, and I certainly can’t complain! But I will miss this view. I’m glad I’ll be seeing it again for Labor Day weekend before heading back to life in the city and September: