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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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Magical Omens & Great Snowy Owls

Sometimes, magic happens when you least expect it. It’s easy to miss, in our every day lives, our eyes so used to unnatural light, trained to the tiny things, to the rectangles of our iPhones and our computer screens. I … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Friday: the Middle School, Nature, and History Edition

Hello to all on this crisp, cold (at least where I am) Friday in November. Hope everyone is having a wonderful Fall so far. I sort of semi-extended my Internet fast into the week, and haven’t spent nearly as much … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Friday: Fall Festivities & Quotes to Ponder On

I still look like I did last week. But I’m powering through. Some good stuff to share on this cold October weekend: 1.) Halloweenfest & Osktoberfest in Transylvania County I live in Transylvania County, North Carolina, and if you haven’t … 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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For Your Reading List

Saturday night I had the pleasure of hearing Ann Hite and Karen Spears Zacharias read from and talk about their new novels at wonderful Malaprop’s Bookstore & Café in Asheville, North Carolina. Ann–whom I met at a literary festival last year … Continue reading

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New Authors & Books in the Mountains: Recap of the 2013 Carolina Mountains Literary Festival

Last weekend I had the privilege of attending the 2013 Carolina Mountains Literary Festival in Burnsville, North Carolina, as an author presenter. I took with me a tube of mascara that hadn’t been opened in six months, the only clothes … Continue reading

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Author Ann Hite at Asheville’s Malaprop’s Bookstore

Hi, all. I’m back from a wonderful and much-needed beach vacation with my family, including my sister, brother-in-law, and my brand-new nephew, quite possibly the cutest baby boy on the planet. Though a vacation with babies and a 4 year-old … Continue reading

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New Photos from Book Events & Other News

Hi, all. Happy Thursday. During football season, which always makes me think of being back in college as an undergrad, I can’t help but remember that Thursdays were huge social nights on campus. Everyone went out on Thursday nights. In … Continue reading

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Books Clubs & Literary Festivals: How Sweet it is!

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I LOVE book clubs! Book clubs have the coolest members, the yummiest food, the neatest meeting spots–be it in someone’s cozy home or at the “lake house” at Straus Park in Brevard, … Continue reading

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