Tag Archives: The Greenville News

New column: “One enchanted prom night”

If you didn’t know, it’s prom season. Ah, the memories. So that’s what my column is about this week in The Greenville News. There’s also a picture of my friends and me in our prom attire. Let’s all remember, it … Continue reading

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New newspaper column: “Expectations: friend or foe?”

My column this week in The Greenville News is all about those tricky little expectations we have of life, of others, and of ourselves. I sure hope y’all enjoy. To read, click here.

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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: “Happy Anniversary to us!”

This week’s column in The Greenville News is a great big thank you to you fine readers. To read, click here.

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New column: “So much more than a family reunion”

Last week’s column in The Greenville News now has a link (it didn’t last week). It’s all about family, food, friends, kids, and kinship. To read, click here.

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New column: “The college kids are just fine”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about what it’s like being a college professor, teaching writing, college students, my old college profs, and my experiences conducting creative writing workshops just last week. I hope y’all enjoy, and … Continue reading

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What will we do without Pat Conroy?

This week’s column in The Greenville News is in memory¬†of beloved South Carolina author Pat Conroy, who passed away very recently due to pancreatic cancer. There was no question, when it came time to write my next column, that it … Continue reading

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New column: “Celebrating women’s history in our own words”

This week’s column in The Greenville News is an homage to the ladies, because it’s National Women’s History Month! The column is filled with, among other things, some of my favorite quotes from some of my favorite women. Hoorah for … Continue reading

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New column: “What price is civility?”

This week’s column in The Greenville News asks the question, “What price are we willing to place on civility?” ¬†Along with some advice from my grandmama. To read, click here.

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New column: “Jury duty is so much more”

This week’s new column in the The Greenville News is all about my recent experience serving on jury duty. With a little bit of European and U.S. history tossed in for fun. To read, click here.

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