Monthly Archives: January 2018

New column: “‘Thank you’ notes, and the case for gentility”

Hi, all. My most recent newspaper column is about “thank you” notes, gentility, parenting, the modern world, and my being tired. (Just kidding about the last one. Or not.) I hope y’all enjoy it. To read, click here.

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Sullivan’s Island, here I come: Tinderbox Writers Retreat 2018

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be joining the Tinderbox Writers Workshops this Spring on beautiful Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina, as a workshop leader. Founded by Kimberly Brock, author of The River Witch and Georgia Author of the Year 2013 … Continue reading

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New column: “Raising a sensitive child … when you’re a sensitive parent”

Parenting is not for sissies. Most especially when we see our own struggles manifest in the people we love most in the universe: our kids. So this, parenting, life, children, sensitivity, and more, in my¬†newspaper column¬†this week. I hope y’all … Continue reading

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New column: “Winter is a time to dream”

Winter is my favorite time to be a writer. As the winter landscape silvers and chills, my mind–and imagination–seem to open that much wider. So this, and more, in my newspaper column this week. To read, click here.

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New column: “Resolved: to recognize the reality of New Year’s resolutions”

For this week’s newspaper column, I give you a tongue-twister of a title. A column about New Year’s resolutions, and what they really are. Or something like that. (Please forgive me, we had a two-hour school delay today, and I’m … Continue reading

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