There’s a silver lining to this cloud we find ourselves in right now. … More A Silver Lining
A tanka poem to celebrate the fiddleheads among us. … More Uncoiling
I was nervous about pulling off the virtual classroom for my ninth grade English and Creative Writing classes. … More Scenes From Around Here
Nature was past her bloom, waiting with anticipation like a paratrooper standing at the edge of an open cargo door. … More Extracting One Last Sip
Slice of Life 2019: Day 19 Fiddle Heads! Hidden beneath brown leaves they push up as little sheathes. Soft, orange, and hairy — At first they look scary. Like a fresh born baby before its bath, or a drunk at his draught. A closer look at the tender shoot, as it erupts from its mother’s … More Fiddle Heads!
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 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. … More The Tugaloo River History Tour