Tag Archives: outdoor life

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: “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: “Things to remember about the Pisgah National Forest”

My column this week in The Greenville News is filled with tips for those thinking about heading into the forest this summer. In my case, the Pisgah National Forest, which rims the town where I live: a mecca for hikers, … Continue reading

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New column: “We are drawn to the sea”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is a tribute to that favorite of summer activities: heading to the beach. I wrote this column while I was lucky enough to be at the beach last week with my family. If you’re … Continue reading

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Today’s column: “Tips on building a perfect summer day”

Today’s column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s full of my favorite recipe for a perfect summer day. To read, click here. Hope y’all enjoy!

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New column today: “It’s time for a technology break”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is a plea for all of us — myself most definitely included — to put down our smart phones and look UP. To read it, click here.

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Today’s Newspaper Column: “There’s Nothing Like the Gift of a Good Dog”

My best friend, trail partner, and near-constant companion for the past almost-12 years recently passed away. It’s still hard to say the words out loud. So, instead, I wrote about her. Today’s column in The Greenville News is all about … Continue reading

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New column: “Celebrate Earth Day by reaffirming connections to each other”

It’s Earth Day! Hooray! Today’s column in The Greenville News is all about celebrating our connections to the land and to each other. To read it, click here. Wherever you live, there’s a great big natural world waiting. I know … Continue reading

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New Column: “My favorite hiking spot: Black Balsam Knob”

Today’s column is up: the great outdoors, family, my favorite hiking spot in the whole of the world, and even a proposal story. I do hope you enjoy it! To read my column in The Greenville News, go here. And … Continue reading

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Writing a Newspaper Column & in Need of Advice

I’m happy to announce that soon I’ll be writing a weekly column for The Greenville News in Greenville, South Carolina. Greenville is where I grew up, and The Greenville News is the place where I earned my first paycheck as a writer. The … Continue reading

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