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New column: “Historic preservation is at the heart of a strong community”

Hi, all! My column this in The Greenville News week focuses on National Historic Preservation Month, and protecting our shared past. I hope you’ll take a look here.  

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New column: “‘Motherhood is an act of infinite optimism’”

My newspaper column this week is all about the moms. And how I had to extract a seed from my child’s ear last week. And quotes from the funniest moms in America. And more. Happy Mother’s Day to all the … Continue reading

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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: “End of semester crunch time”

It’s that time of year: crunch time for teachers, students, and parents. And I am buried beneath a pile of papers. Help! Kidding. Only a little. That and more in my column this week in The Greenville News. To read, … Continue reading

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New column: “Find that special spot wherever you are”

There are cool little places, and new things to do, wherever we are. Let’s go on an adventure! That’s my column today in The Greenville News. To read it, click here.

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New column: “Book clubs and dreaming big”

It’s a special thing, as a first-time novelist, to visit book clubs. A dream come true, really. But it’s especially lovely when you get to be the guest at the book club of your 6th grade Language Arts teacher, like … Continue reading

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New column: “Unpredictable March”

Raise your hand if some days, it feels like March weather is just messing around with you. Yep, me too. So that’s my column this week in The Greenville News. I hope y’all enjoy it! If you do, I hope … Continue reading

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New column: “Fill in the blank”

If only I could __________, my life would be perfect. How many of us have played the game of fill-in-the-blank? That and more in my column this week in The Greenville News. I hope y’all enjoy it! To read, click … Continue reading

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New column: “Valentine’s Day and middle school romance”

Ah, middle school in the 1990s. A time of budding romance, zits, braces, shoulder pads, and perms. That’s my column this week in The Greenville News. Sure hope y’all enjoy it! To read, click here.

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New column: “Which wolf are you feeding?”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about that ever-present inner battle between hope and fear. It’s one we all face. And it comes with a choice: which one will we let win? To read, click here. P.S. … Continue reading

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