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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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Column for April 10th: “Upcountry a treasure trove of rich Cherokee history”

Did you know that one of the most powerful native tribes in North America once made its home in the Upstate of South Carolina? I became entranced by the history and culture of the Cherokee Indians as a child, and … Continue reading

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New Column: “Got spring fever? Head out to the woods”

My newest newspaper column is up. Find it here. This one’s about spring fever, hiking, family life, and Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest. Hope you enjoy!

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My Column for March 27, 2014 – “Spring cleaning means sharing books”

For a peak at today’s newspaper column, “Spring cleaning means sharing books,” go here. Anybody else have a book problem? Or dreams of a fantasy library? Or, for that matter, a spouse who makes you give away your books?

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Newspaper Column for Mar. 20, 2014: “To ma’am or not to ma’am?”

Hi, all! Here’s the link to my newest column in The Greenville News, “To ma’am or not to ma’am.” I’m interested in how y’all were raised. Did you say “ma’am” and “sir” growing up? Did or do you teach your … Continue reading

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Link to Newspaper Column for March 13, 2014

Hi, all. Here’s the link to my newest column, “Mom doesn’t feel much like springing foward.” Basically, Daylight Savings Time did a number on me, my girls, and my dog. Enjoy!    

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Newspaper Column for Mar. 6th – “Well Done, Sister Suffragette!”

  My newest newspaper column is up at The Greenville News! I’m particularly proud of this one, which celebrates Women’s History Month, Mary Poppins, and the suffragettes. I hope you enjoy it. And if you do, I hope you’ll share! … Continue reading

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Thursday Newspaper Column for Feb. 27, 2014

Hi, all! My newest column is up at The Greenville News. Here’s the link, and hope you enjoy! http://goo.gl/cXlC2E Also: the newspaper is asking readers to tag them on Twitter (@GreenvilleNews) or Facebook or Instagram with your own “big snow” … Continue reading

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Newest Newspaper Column

Hi, all. Here’s the link to the online version of my newest column at The Greenville News: “Olympic TV ads hit home with moms and dads” It’s got Winter Olympics, parenting, commercials and dogs. Hope you enjoy!

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I’ve Been Whupped

Folks, I’ve been whupped: by two wonderful but needy children, by a week of no preschool due to snow–during which my 4 year-old and I both had the flu–by a job I love but is a lot of work (yes, … Continue reading

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