Tag Archives: Scotland

“In hell they’ll roast thee like a herrin’!”: Or, In Appreciation of Burns Night

Tonight is Burns Night, when Scots and others around the globe celebrate the life and poetry of Robert Burns. Burns has been one of my favorite poets since I first read him as a high schooler in English class. Burns … Continue reading

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New column: “New Year’s traditions around the world and at home”

This New Year’s, be like people in other countries: toss flowers into the sea, talk to animals, wear colorful underwear. Smooch. That and more in my column in The Greenville News. Happy New Year to all!

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New column: “In praise of trees”

My column this week in The Greenville News is all about the trees. (With a little Mother’s Day thrown in.) Because I can’t get enough of them! To read, click here.

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