Tag Archives: Scout

All the Hoopla about “Go Set a Watchman”

There’s been quite a bit of hoopla surrounding the release of Harper Lee’s newly discovered first novel, Go Set a Watchman. Folks are up in arms about how she has her characters talk about race, women, drinking–and the fact that … Continue reading

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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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For Valentine’s Day, Five of the Places I Love

Today is Friday the 13th. We had a two-hour school delay today in Western North Carolina for cold. (Yep: cold.) I’m wearing fleece pants and my Sorel snow boots. I didn’t brush my hair before dropping my older daughter at … Continue reading

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Good Dog

Today, I celebrate the birthday of my dog, Scout. She’s 10 years old. She’s played quite a few roles over the years: best buddy, favorite trail partner, baby wrangler, toddler pillow, road trip queen, beach bum, lifeguard, mountain climber, and … Continue reading

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