Tag Archives: The Greenville News

New column: “Loving college football is a Southern family tradition”

Today’s new column in The Greenville News is all about Southerners’–and my–collective obsession with college football. This love has certainly changed over the years, from the time I was a kid tossing a football with my buddies in Clemson University’s … Continue reading

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Today’s newspaper column: “Voting with your kids is always an adventure”

Hi, folks! Today’s column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s all about the joy of exercising your grand American right to vote. I joyfully exercised my right to vote with my 5 year-old and 17 month-old in tow. … Continue reading

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Today’s newspaper column: “Stuff of our lives was once contained in writing letters”

Today’s new column in The Greenville News is all about letter writing, written correspondence, and what–perhaps–we’ve lost. Remember writing real letters, or passing notes in class? Remember WiteOut? Anyone? I’m not sure my current college students have even ever licked … Continue reading

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New column: “And yes, everyone has a car story”

Today’s new column in The Greenville News is all about our very American love/hate relationship with our cars. Because everybody’s got a car story. I do hope you’ll share yours, after your read here. Happy Weekend to all!

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Today’s Newspaper Column: “When you read to your children, you open up the whole of the world”

Hi, all! Today’s column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s all about reading to your kids, some of my favorite children’s books, parenting, and life in general. I do hope you enjoy, and if you do, I hope … Continue reading

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New newspaper column: “In defense of homemade Halloween costumes”

Hi, all! Today’s newspaper column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s all about Halloween, childhood, parenthood, and homemade (or not) costumes. I do hope you enjoy, and if you do, I hope you’ll share! Read it here.

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New Column: Elk Tailgating & We Have a Book Giveaway Winner!

Hi, all! Two things: 1.) My newest column is up online at The Greenville News. This one’s all about Fall, family, being outside, and visiting the Cataloochee Valley of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s coolest residents–the elk! Read it … Continue reading

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Today’s Newspaper Column: “Fall, the most wonderful time of the year”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is basically a love song to my favorite season of the year. I hope you enjoy (and if you do, please share)! Read it here. * * * In other news, I’m getting excited … Continue reading

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Today’s Newspaper Column & a Post about 9/11

Today’s column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s about masculinity and the many shapes it takes,¬†and what good male figures in her life mean to a girl as she grows. It’s also in tribute to my father’s oldest … Continue reading

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New newspaper column today: “It’s funny, the things that last”

Today’s column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s all about the things we hold on to in our lives. In my case, dog toys, towels, people, and more. “It’s funny, the things that last” Hope you enjoy!

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