Birthday message to my son, Bones

Birthday message to my son, Bones

My son Andrew’s birthday — May 3 — is a most special day for him and an even bigger one for me.Andrew, or Bones as I affectionately ...

May 5th, 2016 |  


My favorite thing about the South is …

My favorite thing about the South is …

In the course of my job, it is often required of me to attend various press conferences and company meetings, briefings and updates. It’s just p...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Election turning into reality TV

Election turning into reality TV

Has anyone else noticed how the GOP Presidential race has begun to resemble reality TV?Front-runner Donald Trump, a veteran of reality TV with his sho...

April 27th, 2016 |  


A lesson in kid logic

A lesson in kid logic

As a mother, I find myself saying the most bizarre things: “Don’t throw a shark at your brother!” “Yes, you have to wear pants...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Every month is Autism Awareness Month to some

Every month is Autism Awareness Month to some

Every month of the year is dedicated to one cause or another. Whether it’s for domestic violence awareness (October), heart disease prevention (...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Sock it to me — or something like that

Sock it to me — or something like that

I will always remember the night I was officially declared old — at least until I realized that was what was happening, at which point I immedia...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Cruisin’ in the USA — or at least moving forward

Cruisin’ in the USA — or at least moving forward

I am the first to admit it: I’m a lousy driver. I’m nervous on highways, don’t see well at night or in the rain and have a horrible ...

April 26th, 2016 |  


A magnificent obsession to have

A magnificent obsession to have

I am obsessed with Camp iRock. It’s no secret. I love to watch brilliant teachers work their magic with struggling readers. My colleagues make f...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Letter to a coworker and dear friend

Letter to a coworker and dear friend

Dear Kasie,When it came time to attend the South Carolina Press Association Awards annual meeting this past weekend, the two of us were aware we had w...

March 24th, 2016 |  


America needs the message of Easter

The story of Easter is the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Biblical story is about his crucifixion, burial and resurrection from the grave. His vict...

March 22nd, 2016 |