Tag Archives: summertime

New column: “Summer in the South makes a sound like nowhere else on earth”

Ah, the sounds of summer in the South! Crickets, cicadas, tree frogs, ocean waves, the thwap of a basketball on a concrete court, and so much more. All this in my newspaper column this week. I sure hope y’all enjoy … Continue reading

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New column: “It’s time to savor summer, even if it’s in small sips”

The Fourth of July has passed, and we have reached what I consider to be summer’s pinnacle. Its high point. This should be a marked moment–a time for consideration. This, and more, in my newspaper column this week. I sure … Continue reading

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New column: “30 ingredients for an old-fashioned summer”

Summer is coming! Let’s do it the old-fashioned way–with (mostly) free, simple pleasures for young and old. I’ve a bunch of ideas in this week’s newspaper column. Thirty, to be exact. Thanks for reading! To read, click here.

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New column: “Summer is good for the soul”

My column this week in The Greenville News is all about summer. Summertime, summertime–the most magical time of the year! When we think back on summer, or think forward, what do we see? What are you wishing for this summer? … Continue reading

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Throwback column – an ode to June

Happy Friday, all! Here’s a little Friday gift I hope will make you smile: a link to a newspaper column I wrote two Junes ago. Happy unofficial start of summer, y’all! To read, click here.

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Today’s column: “Summer is half gone. What’s on your to-do list?”

Today’s column is up at The Greenville News. It was originally titled “Mid-summer meltdown.” Because it’s July, y’all. July! Hope you enjoy. To read, click here.

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New Column: “Summer can still be magic for young and old”

Hi, all! Today’s column at The Greenville News is up, and it’s all about childhood summers in the South, and regaining some of that summer magic today–no matter how old we may be. Read it here. And if you like … Continue reading

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