Tag Archives: family

New Column: “Got spring fever? Head out to the woods”

My newest newspaper column is up. Find it here. This one’s about spring fever, hiking, family life, and Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest. Hope you enjoy!

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A New Baby

Just stopping by for a moment to introduce my May Day baby, Willoday Tiger Dodson. We’re calling her “Willa.” The names: Willoday is a family name on my husband’s father’s side and Tiger is my great-grandmother, Anna Tiger Crawford’s, maiden … Continue reading

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Goodreads Campaign & a Little Help from my Kin

If you’ve been reading along you’ll know that I’m due to have my second child in early May. Okay, so you’ve probably heard me wax poetic about the glories of pregnancy. Especially the 3rd trimester. I am Earth Mama. Hear me … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap

This past weekend, I was lucky enough to be the guest of honor at two events located on the very land where my novel, Keowee Valley, is set. The first was held at a small lake in the South Carolina Blue … Continue reading

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An Interview with Ann Hite, Author of Ghost on Black Mountain

Check out this fantastic interview on Blog Talk Radio with Ann Hite, the author of Ghost on Black Mountain. I’d heard all about Ann’s book before I met her recently at the Dahlonega Literary Festival. Ghost on Black Mountain is set in nearby Black … Continue reading

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A Steel Magnolias Thanksgiving

So, it’s Thanksgiving Week. A time for gratefulness. A time for family. A time for laughing at (I mean with!) family. One of my favorite movie “families” has to be the cast of ladies from Steel Magnolias. Without a doubt, … Continue reading

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