I’ve joined Instagram!

instagramWell, I did it. I bit the bullet. Leapt atop the bandwagon.

I’m now on Instagram. My handle is thewritingscott.

I’ll be posted pics of my life, work, books, mountains, family, and anything that honestly strikes my creative fancy. If you’re already on Instagram, I hope you’ll find me there.

 

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New column: “Keepers”

My column this week in The Greenville News is, well, about my file cabinet. And what I found when I finally cleaned it out.

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New column: “Approaching June with realism and hope”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about my high hopes for June, despite the quicksilver month’s inevitable roadblocks. Ah, Summer: How to make reality line up with dream?

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New column: “Things to remember about the Pisgah National Forest”

21373585-fern-with-moss-on-a-log-in-pisgah-national-forestMy column this week in The Greenville News is filled with tips for those thinking about heading into the forest this summer. In my case, the Pisgah National Forest, which rims the town where I live: a mecca for hikers, backpackers, campers, bikers, climbers, paddlers and horseback riders. But really, these are tips, I like to think, good for any national park or national forest you may visit this summer.

I hope you enjoy the column! To read, click here.

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New column: “Parenthood is a constant battle between holding on and letting go”

With my baby

With my baby

My column this week in The Greenville News was a doozy to write, mostly because I kept sniffling back the tears. It’s about bunkbeds, shared rooms, rocking chairs, and the brutal, beautiful life work of parenting. I hope y’all enjoy it.

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New column: “Road trip wisdom from a three-year-old”

10-stress-free-road-trip-1Hi, all!

My column this week in The Greenville News is all about road trips, the simple things, and the wisdom of three-year-olds. I hope you enjoy!

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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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