Tag Archives: The Greenville News

New column: “Say yes to summer adventures, big or small”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is all about saying “yes” to any invitation–and adventure–the universe offers us this summer. Also, it’s about the summer I was 19 and lived in Alaska. To read, click here.

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New newspaper column: “Teacher appreciation”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is for the teachers. In my case, for one in particular: my high school AP English teacher, Ms. Sue Wilson. She’s the kind of teacher everyone wishes they had. To read, click here.  

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Today’s Newspaper Column: “There’s Nothing Like the Gift of a Good Dog”

My best friend, trail partner, and near-constant companion for the past almost-12 years recently passed away. It’s still hard to say the words out loud. So, instead, I wrote about her. Today’s column in The Greenville News is all about … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap: Blue Ridge Bookfest & My Baby Turns Two

It’s been a rough and wild couple of weeks, but there were two shining lights: 1.) The 7th Annual Blue Ridge Bookfest in Flat Rock, North Carolina I’d been invited to the Bookfest as an Author Presenter, and had a … Continue reading

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New column: “Celebrate Earth Day by reaffirming connections to each other”

It’s Earth Day! Hooray! Today’s column in The Greenville News is all about celebrating our connections to the land and to each other. To read it, click here. Wherever you live, there’s a great big natural world waiting. I know … Continue reading

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Today’s column: “Spring break makes a good hometown holiday”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is all about the simple pleasures in staying home for Spring Break. To read, click here.       * Image link: dailyembroidery.com

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Today’s column: “Lessons of Civil War still relevant today”

Today–April 9, 2015–marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. So that’s what my column’s about in The Greenville News. To read, click here.

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New column: “Anything you can do, I can better”

This week’s column in The Greenville News is all about growing up a girl, raising girls, gender inequity, and more. But the question I want to know is, does “the war between the sexes” start in kindergarten? Read it here.

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The Working Writers Reading – Thursday, April 9 at Brevard College

Hi, folks. Dropping in to let y’all know that I’ll be reading some of my published work and work-in-progress next week at Brevard College. Details: The Working Writers Reading With Ken Chamlee (poet), Jubal Tiner (short stories) and Katherine Crawford … Continue reading

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New newspaper column: “Spring cleaning ‘ain’t no joke’”

This week’s newspaper column is up at The Greenville News. It’s all about Spring cleaning–or not. With a few sage tidbits from Louisa May Alcott, Phyllis Diller, and Erma Bombeck. To read, click here. Happy Spring!

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