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New Column: “Find time for a family pilgrimage”

Forgot to post the link yesterday to my newest column in The Greenville News. This one’s about the idea of a family pilgrimage, summer road trips, literature and history. I hope you enjoy! Read it here.

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Literary Pilgrimage & Road Trip: Day 1 (or, really, Day 1/2)

So, here I sit, in my dorm room at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. It’s been a whirlwind of a four days since I left North Carolina, and I know I need to document it as promised. Here we … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, President Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 speech memorializing the soldiers who were wounded, killed or missing from the battle of the same name which had happened there only five months before. There were … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing: What I’m Working on Now

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been immersed in teaching my college students, turning in my last graduate packet of the semester (to an advisor I adore but soon have to give up), emerging from the (God willing) last … Continue reading

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