Tag Archives: movies

New column: “How to break the heart of a modern college student”

This week in my newspaper column, I’m talking about Kevin Costner, “Dances with Wolves,” and what’s it has been like to share the film with my college students, who weren’t even born yet when the movie came out. After 13 … 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: “Let’s go to the movies!”

I love the movies! There is nothing like sitting in a dark theatre, waiting for a whole new world to begin. So that’s my column this week in The Greenville News, with an homage to “Annie.” I sure hope y’all … Continue reading

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New column: “Finally, it’s November!”

Are you ready to think and read about something else? Well, here’s my new column in The Greenville News. It’s all about Fall, the seasons, and mid-’90s movie gold. I hope y’all enjoy it. I love you. To read, click … Continue reading

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New Event: 7th Annual Blue Ridge Bookfest, April 24 – 25th

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be one of the Author Presenters at the 7th Annual Blue Ridge Bookfest, April 24 – 25 in Flat Rock, North Carolina on the campus of Blue Ridge Community College. I’m thrilled to be … Continue reading

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Newspaper Column for Mar. 6th – “Well Done, Sister Suffragette!”

  My newest newspaper column is up at The Greenville News! I’m particularly proud of this one, which celebrates Women’s History Month, Mary Poppins, and the suffragettes. I hope you enjoy it. And if you do, I hope you’ll share! … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Friday: Recipes, Movies, TV, Books, Beowulf & More

Breaking my fast from the Internet to deliver today‚Äôs edition of Show & Tell Friday. (Okay, so I wrote it before the fast and pre-programed it to post today. I cannot tell a lie.) Moving on. A bunch of great … 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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