Tag Archives: Brevard

New column: “When a book is more than a book”

This week’s brand new column in The Greenville News is all about the best way to escape. Are you thinking, Caribbean island? Think again…. To read, click here.

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Today’s column: “Tips on building a perfect summer day”

Today’s column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s full of my favorite recipe for a perfect summer day. To read, click here. Hope y’all enjoy!

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Review of the First Annual Working Writers Reading

A great review of the First Annual Working Writers Reading–wherein Jubal Tiner, Ken Chamlee and I read from published and in-progress work–made the front page of Brevard College’s newspaper, The Clarion. The title of the piece, “Working writers reading a … Continue reading

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Photos from Western North Carolina’s “Winter Event”

Yesterday, we woke up to a surprise snowfall of about 5 inches. Actually, a little after midnight the night before last, I noticed that it was snowing. I watched the snow illuminated in the street light across the street, and … Continue reading

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New column: “Choosing a Christmas tree takes time and a bit of magic”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is all about choosing the perfect Christmas tree. My family’s method involves a national forest, friends, our dog, and a bonfire. I’d love to hear about yours! To read, go here. P.S. The Fraser … Continue reading

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Twilight Tour: A Brevard Mountain Christmas Festival

Brevard, North Carolina, the little mountain town which I’m lucky enough to call home, is a fabulously quirky place. We have a festival for just about everything (not unlike Stars Hollow, for those of you who’reĀ Gilmore Girls fans). My very … Continue reading

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New Column: “My favorite hiking spot: Black Balsam Knob”

Today’s column is up: the great outdoors, family, my favorite hiking spot in the whole of the world, and even a proposal story. I do hope you enjoy it! To read my column in The Greenville News, go here. And … Continue reading

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A Literary Tea

Recently my back-door neighbor in Brevard hosted a lovely tea with me as the honored guest. I got to meet members of her book club, talk about Keowee Valley, and have the most scrumptious treats. The English afternoon tea was … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Friday – the Forgive Me Edition

Hi, folks. I’m on a major deadline for Monday, and my 4 year-old’s preschool was let out early one day this week and cancelled for three days due to snow and ice. Less than two inches of it (it’s the … Continue reading

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Magical Omens & Great Snowy Owls

Sometimes, magic happens when you least expect it. It’s easy to miss, in our every day lives, our eyes so used to unnatural light, trained to the tiny things, to the rectangles of our iPhones and our computer screens. I … Continue reading

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