The Tree Fairy

  They found her in the fairy ring.  She was lying on her back, her body shrouded in soft dappled light, her head propped on a backpack.   She’d been there all night.  Her parents, when they found her, were only comforted by the fact that she was far from any busy street.  They had worried … More The Tree Fairy

Cheap Field Trip # 4: The Tugaloo River History Tour

For the past ten years, on the last Saturday in May, Kelly  Vickers, a Stephens County historian, has been leading groups on canoes and in kayaks down the Tugaloo River Corridor for fun and learning.  If you haven’t participated in one of these now famous tours, you’ve been missing out.  The Tugaloo Corridor is that … More Cheap Field Trip # 4: The Tugaloo River History Tour

Slice of Life: Day 12

Household Conversations and a  Door Prize Its Monday. …and when my 11 year old came home from art school, he came right to me with this announcement:  “Mom! Somebody said the D-word up at Masters today!” “Oh really?  How’s that?” I asked. “Well, a kid in my class was working at one of the tables … More Slice of Life: Day 12