I’ve mentioned before my annual maze project, and I’ve just completed this year’s.

It’s a challenging task, since I got into the habit of making some literary reference, usually related to a project published that year (first found out by Google Maps in 2015), and since I’m working without much of a plan in vegetation taller than my eye level, just working with spatial awareness and distance guess-timates to produce my pattern. But I have to say, I’m pretty proud of how 2018’s trail came out:

I sold a couple of Robin Archer stories to different anthologies, so I chose to honor Robin with my path. Complaints that the mazes were getting too difficult meant that I kept the line simple, a trail rather than a maze, but I have to say I’m pretty proud of that, given that I couldn’t see more than a few feet at a time.

I’m not sure how well this year’s attempt turned out. I tried something more complex, and I was making decisions as I was cutting, revising plans while dodging young trees and other obstacles, and I guess we’ll wait until the next flyover and then find out how it came out.

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  1. This is so cool! I missed those other posts, so thanks for linking to them. What a neat annual project to do.

  2. P.S. I’m deep into “Blood and Bond” and really loving it! It’s so refreshing to have significant male-male friendships in a book!

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