New column: “Spring is full of surprises”

mountain laurel skyThis week’s new column in The Greenville News is about my late-to-the-party affection for Spring.

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Better link to this week’s column

Hi, folks!

Here’s a better link to this week’s column about graduation, ceremony, and change. Hope y’all enjoy, and HAPPY WEEKEND!

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New column: “Graduation stirs many emotions”

The whole family, at my graduation from the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing Program

At my graduation from the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing Program

This week’s column in The Greenville News is about graduation, ceremony–marking the moments in our lives–change, and moving on.

To read, click here.

(And sorry for the strange link: The newspaper usually puts it up online, but for some reason hasn’t yet. As soon as they do, I’ll post a better one.)

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New column: “In praise of trees”

sugar maple 2My column this week in The Greenville News is all about the trees. (With a little Mother’s Day thrown in.) Because I can’t get enough of them!

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New column: “One enchanted prom night”

promIf you didn’t know, it’s prom season. Ah, the memories. So that’s what my column is about this week in The Greenville News.

There’s also a picture of my friends and me in our prom attire. Let’s all remember, it was the nineties.

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New newspaper column: “Expectations: friend or foe?”

My column this week in The Greenville News is all about those tricky little expectations we have of life, of others, and of ourselves.

I sure hope y’all enjoy. To read, click here.

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New column: “There is no magic pill”

With writers Sue Silverman, Amy Wallen, and Rachel Groves

With writers Sue Silverman, Amy Wallen, and Rachel Groves

My column this week in The Greenville News is about last week, when I was a California girl. And also about trying to write, and be a mother, and be good at both those things, at the very same time. Otherwise known as: Easy peasy. Easy as pie. A cakewalk. Ain’t nothin’ to it.

HA.

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New column: “Happy Anniversary to us!”

This week’s column in The Greenville News is a great big thank you to you fine readers.

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New column: “So much more than a family reunion”

Last week’s column in The Greenville News now has a link (it didn’t last week). It’s all about family, food, friends, kids, and kinship.

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New column: “The college kids are just fine”

collegeMy column this week in The Greenville News is about what it’s like being a college professor, teaching writing, college students, my old college profs, and my experiences conducting creative writing workshops just last week.

I hope y’all enjoy, and I hope you have a lovely Easter!

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