Author Archives: scout2011

New column: “The comfort and necessity of our holiday rituals”

Happy Friday, all! Oh, how good it feels to welcome the weekend! My column this week at The Greenville News is about my family’s holiday rituals, virtually unchanged since childhood. I hope you enjoy reading. And I’d love to hear … Continue reading

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New column: “Do all the things. Try all the stuff.”

Happy Thanksgiving, y’all! Oh, how I hope that today has been filled with friends, family, great food and good cheer for all of you. My column this week in The Greenville News, however, is not about Thanksgiving. It’s about being … Continue reading

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New column: “Holiday prep is different for each of us”

Hi, all! My column this week in The Greenville News is about prepping for the holidays in somewhat unusual ways. I hope you enjoy it! To read, click here.

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New column: “Finally, it’s November!”

Are you ready to think and read about something else? Well, here’s my new column in The Greenville News. It’s all about Fall, the seasons, and mid-’90s movie gold. I hope y’all enjoy it. I love you. To read, click … Continue reading

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New column: “The wonder and fun of a pen pal”

Remember pen pals? Did you have one? I did, and I loved getting those letters in the mail! So that’s what my column this week in The Greenville News is all about. Also: letters, long-distance friendship, and the funny way–especially … Continue reading

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New column: “Taking in the Together Tour”

My column this week in The Greenville News is a recap of a night I spent in Atlanta recently, for something called The Together Tour. The event featured speakers Glennon Doyle Melton (of the famous Momastery blog), Dr. Jacqui Lewis, … Continue reading

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New column: “Autumn is a heartbreaker”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about my favorite time of year, and the bittersweet beauty its short season holds. I do hope y’all enjoy it. To read, click here. 

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New column: “Halloween is around the corner”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about Halloween prep at my house. Witches and goblins and Jack-o-Lanterns and ghosts and candy, oh my! To read, click here.

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New column: “Taking time for yourself”

This week in The Greenville News, my column is about self care. Taking time for yourself. It’s hard for me to type that without rolling my eyes. Because it’s so. dang. hard. to do. But it’s worth it! To read, … Continue reading

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New column: “The wilderness of parenthood”

Hi, all! My column in The Greenville News this week is all about frontiering in the parenting wilderness. Just call me Laura Ingalls. Hope y’all enjoy! To read, click here.

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