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New Column: “Summer road trips are a rite of passage”

Hi, all! My Thursday column is up at The Greenville News. This one’s about the glories (and bumps) of the summer road trip. Read it here. Hope you enjoy!  

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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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I’ve Been Whupped

Folks, I’ve been whupped: by two wonderful but needy children, by a week of no preschool due to snow–during which my 4 year-old and I both had the flu–by a job I love but is a lot of work (yes, … 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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Photos from the Cataloochee Valley, North Carolina

Happy Hump Day, everyone! It finally feels like Fall here in Western North Carolina. We woke up to 38 degrees this morning, which isn’t so unusual at all this time of year in the mountains, but hadn’t happened yet. If … Continue reading

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Elk Tailgating in the Cataloochee Valley & A Few Thoughts on Motherhood

Hi, all. Apologies, but I’ve got to postpone my usual Show & Tell Friday until next week. I am an exceptionally busy and important¬†woman. KIDDING. I’m postponing because I look like this: Yep, that’s me at my desk moments ago. … Continue reading

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Teething Baby: 100 Billion Trillion. Worn-Out Mama: 0

It’s been a rough several weeks, my friends. See the title of this post? No kidding. I’m not exaggerating. Seriously. My sweet little angel baby (otherwise known as¬†Wilhemina the Conqueror) decided to start teething at 3 months old. I’d write … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Friday – Spring Break Edition

My 3 1/2 year-old is on Spring Break from preschool this week. I am 35 weeks pregnant. My husband works from home. It’s raining. I think I may have to give PBS Kids one of my kidneys. Moving on … … Continue reading

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A Look at My Non-Literary Life

For a look at my non-literary life, head on over to my blog, The Writing Scott, and check out my newest post: “Pregnancy Temper Tantrum (or, the Tale of a Hellraising Mama)”

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