Tag Archives: childhood

New column: “Summer is good for the soul”

My column this week in The Greenville News is all about summer. Summertime, summertime–the most magical time of the year! When we think back on summer, or think forward, what do we see? What are you wishing for this summer? … Continue reading

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New column: “Wonder Woman made me cry”

We all need a hero who looks like we do. Wonder Woman has been my hero since I was a little girl. So my column this week in The Greenville News is all about her, the new film, superheroes, feminism, … Continue reading

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New column: “The magic of Christmastime remains”

The holidays, I think, are a special but complicated time to be a grown-up. This year, in particular, I’ve felt tender to the world. So that’s what I decided to write about in my column this week in The Greenville … Continue reading

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Today’s column: “The older people are right: It goes by so fast”

My daughter is turning 6 years old, so today’s new column in The Greenville News is for her. Because the old people are right. To read, click here.

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Today’s column: “But Mom, I’m bored!”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is for all the parents out there who’ve heard “I’m bored!” uttered, whined, or moaned at them this summer. Down with boredom, I say! To read, click here.  

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New column: “June is a gift of a month, meant for us all”

Today’s column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s a shout-out to the month of June–that door-opener to summertime. I hope y’all enjoy! Read here.

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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: “Christmas ornaments can tell the story of a life”

Every stood by your Christmas tree, looking at all the ornaments, and been besieged by memory? Today’s column in The Greenville News is all about those ornaments, and the stories they tell. I hope you enjoy, and if you do, … Continue reading

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New newspaper column: “In defense of homemade Halloween costumes”

Hi, all! Today’s newspaper column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s all about Halloween, childhood, parenthood, and homemade (or not) costumes. I do hope you enjoy, and if you do, I hope you’ll share! Read it here.

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Newspaper Column for Thursday, May 1st … and My Baby is One!

Hi all, Today’s newspaper column is up at The Greenville News: “Friendships forged by childhood spring breaks.” This one celebrates spring break on the South Carolina coast, fabulous mothers, family friends, and Solarcaine. I hope you enjoy! In other news, … Continue reading

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