Tag Archives: The Greenville News

New column: “I need a she-ro”

These days, I need a she-ro. (Insert the 1980s Footloose soundtrack at will). So that’s my column this week in The Greenville News. I hope y’all enjoy it. And if you do, I hope you’ll share. To read, click here. … 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: “Unpredictable March”

Raise your hand if some days, it feels like March weather is just messing around with you. Yep, me too. So that’s my column this week in The Greenville News. I hope y’all enjoy it! If you do, I hope … Continue reading

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New column: “Learning how to say no”

I am a “yes” girl. Always have been. Yes to helping, yes to adventure, yes to more than I can possibly handle on my own. Anyone else out there like this? Well, I’m learning to say “no” when it matters … Continue reading

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New column: “Valentine’s Day and middle school romance”

Ah, middle school in the 1990s. A time of budding romance, zits, braces, shoulder pads, and perms. That’s my column this week in The Greenville News. Sure hope y’all enjoy it! To read, click here.

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New column: “Which wolf are you feeding?”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about that ever-present inner battle between hope and fear. It’s one we all face. And it comes with a choice: which one will we let win? To read, click here. P.S. … Continue reading

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New column: “A puppy–and dog owner–in training”

Hi, all. Forgot to post yesterday. My column this week in The Greenville News is about training our new puppy, Merlin. And, of course, training ourselves. That and more if you click here. Sure hope y’all enjoy it!

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New column: “A story about whining”

Hi, all. My column this week in The Greenville News is about whining. Because if I hear my 7 year-old whine one more time, I’m moving to Australia. To read, click here. Hope y’all enjoy it!

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New column: “Not your average sports story”

I don’t know if you heard, but the Clemson Tigers won the 2016 college football National Championship. The Tigers are my team: I’m a lifelong fan, and an alum. So that–and a love of sports, and more–is what my column … Continue reading

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New column: “Saying goodbye to a friend”

When you were a kid, did you have a friend who moved away? Well, I’m a grown-up (most of the time), and my friend is moving away. So that’s what my column is about this week in The Greenville News. … Continue reading

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