Tag Archives: SC

Baby, it’s cold outside

It was 18 degrees in my little Western North Carolina town when I woke this morning. Not so unusual–if it were January. But it’s only mid-November. I’m curious about what the winter forecasters have to say about it. No doubt … Continue reading

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Today’s Newspaper Column: “When you read to your children, you open up the whole of the world”

Hi, all! Today’s column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s all about reading to your kids, some of my favorite children’s books, parenting, and life in general. I do hope you enjoy, and if you do, I hope … Continue reading

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Birchwood Book and Author Fair Tomorrow in Pickens, SC

Looking¬†forward to the Birchwood Book and Author Fair tomorrow! If you’re in the area, I do hope you’ll drop by. Pickens, South Carolina¬†is a great town nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The fair will be full … Continue reading

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Today’s Newspaper Column: “Fall, the most wonderful time of the year”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is basically a love song to my favorite season of the year. I hope you enjoy (and if you do, please share)! Read it here. * * * In other news, I’m getting excited … Continue reading

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Two New Author Events Coming Up in the Carolinas

Hi, all! I’m happy to share that I’ll be taking part in the Birchwood Book & Author Fair, Saturday, September 20, in Pickens, S.C. I took part in last year’s fair, and had a wonderful time. So many great writers … Continue reading

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Catching Up: Two New Newspaper Columns

Hi, all, Well, what with my oldest starting kindergarten last week, the Labor Day Weekend, and my youngest starting preschool, I have been remiss about posting the links to my last two newspaper columns. Here they are, and I hope … Continue reading

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New Column: “Put down your phone, for the love of Pete!”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is all about how much I looovvvveee when people–in social situations, i.e. with others present–are completely glued to their smart phones. Yep. Enjoy it (I hope!) here.

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Column for Thursday, April 17th

Here’s my newspaper column for today: “Kindergarten registration brings back childhood memories” Hope y’all enjoy!

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Column for April 10th: “Upcountry a treasure trove of rich Cherokee history”

Did you know that one of the most powerful native tribes in North America once made its home in the Upstate of South Carolina? I became entranced by the history and culture of the Cherokee Indians as a child, and … Continue reading

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Book Talk on Sunday, Mar. 30th in Mountain Rest

Happy Friday, all! I’m getting excited about my Book Talk on Sunday at the Mountain Lake Grill in beautiful Mountain Rest, South Carolina. I’ll be chatting with guests about Keowee Valley and its Cherokee background, which is especially fun for … Continue reading

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