Tag Archives: creative nonfiction

New column: “Ours is a collective heart”

Recently, I had the honor of being asked to speak to the United Methodist Women’s group at the church where I grew up, in Greenville, South Carolina. It was a wonderful night, to say the least … but beforehand, I … Continue reading

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New column: “New Year’s traditions around the world and at home”

This New Year’s, be like people in other countries: toss flowers into the sea, talk to animals, wear colorful underwear. Smooch. That and more in my column in The Greenville News. Happy New Year to all!

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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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New column: “Autumn is a heartbreaker”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about my favorite time of year, and the bittersweet beauty its short season holds. I do hope y’all enjoy it. To read, click here. 

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New column: “Taking time for yourself”

This week in The Greenville News, my column is about self care. Taking time for yourself. It’s hard for me to type that without rolling my eyes. Because it’s so. dang. hard. to do. But it’s worth it! To read, … Continue reading

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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: “Celebrating women’s history in our own words”

This week’s column in The Greenville News is an homage to the ladies, because it’s National Women’s History Month! The column is filled with, among other things, some of my favorite quotes from some of my favorite women. Hoorah for … Continue reading

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New column: “Jury duty is so much more”

This week’s new column in the The Greenville News is all about my recent experience serving on jury duty. With a little bit of European and U.S. history tossed in for fun. To read, click here.

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New column: “Aunts and uncles play a special role”

My newspaper column this week in The Greenville News–posted a wee bit late, so sorry!–is all about family. Namely, about the special role aunts and uncles play in the lives of children. To read, click here. Happy weekend, and hope … Continue reading

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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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