A New Car Game

We drove to Columbus, Ga., this weekend for a soccer tournament, and we invented a new car game along the way. Really, it’s not a game. It’s basically making up limericks, with each person doing one line. So If I start, my husband does the second line, then the kids do one line each, and…

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Class Discussion

A little over a week ago, I went to speak to a class at Lawson State Community College. One of the students had written to my publicist and asked me to come, saying her teacher loved my book and¬†several of the students had chosen to write on it. I was impressed. I’ve had plenty of…

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Night of a Thousand Cliches

I love Halloween. I love the costumes and the lights and the gorey-bloody decorations (not so much the cutesy ones–I want bones and spiders and eyeballs and intestines). And I love Halloween parties. So every year we have a themed costume party: This year the theme was “Night of a Thousand Cliches.” The trick to…

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