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New column: “Here’s to the teachers, and here’s to us!”

By far, the bravest thing I do each year in late August is to watch my children walk away from me, and into school. So this week in my column in The Greenville News, I’m raising my glass, so to … Continue reading

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New column: “Book clubs and dreaming big”

It’s a special thing, as a first-time novelist, to visit book clubs. A dream come true, really. But it’s especially lovely when you get to be the guest at the book club of your 6th grade Language Arts teacher, like … Continue reading

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New column: “There is no magic pill”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about last week, when I was a California girl. And also about trying to write, and be a mother, and be good at both those things, at the very same time. … 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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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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