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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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Thoughts on the #CharlestonShooting

South Carolina is my home state, Charleston a place where my family lives and where I lived for two years and visited for many more. But honestly, none of that matters. When a horror like the #CharlestonShooting takes place, it … Continue reading

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New column: “Kindergarten teachers open the door to a world of learning”

    Today’s column in The Greenville News is in praise and in awe of, and in thanks for, the kindergarten teachers. (My daughter’s in particular.) To read, click here.

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New column: “June is a gift of a month, meant for us all”

Today’s column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s a shout-out to the month of June–that door-opener to summertime. I hope y’all enjoy! Read here.

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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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New column: “Say yes to summer adventures, big or small”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is all about saying “yes” to any invitation–and adventure–the universe offers us this summer. Also, it’s about the summer I was 19 and lived in Alaska. To read, click here.

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New newspaper column: “Teacher appreciation”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is for the teachers. In my case, for one in particular: my high school AP English teacher, Ms. Sue Wilson. She’s the kind of teacher everyone wishes they had. To read, 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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Today’s column: “Spring break makes a good hometown holiday”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is all about the simple pleasures in staying home for Spring Break. To read, click here.       * Image link: dailyembroidery.com

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