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A TRIBUTE TO MARY ANN BUSHA HUTCHESON

She was a golden girl in our college days.  A natural blond, she had the lanky Julia Roberts look before Julia Roberts had it.  She even looked good in the awkward green pleated gym suits our college required in the … Continue reading

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A TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL

  My latest book, HALLEY, awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon One of the joys of our recent trip out west was our side trip to visit the artist-illustrator of three of … Continue reading

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A GIFT OF LOVE

  My latest book, HALLEY, has just been released by NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley We didn’t exchange Christmas gifts in our family.  If mill work was good, Mama managed to buy us each one gift–a piece of needed clothing for the … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR BRANCHES ON THE FAMILY TREE

  My latest book, HALLEY, has just been released by NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley Have you noticed that most people develop an interest in family history just after most of the older members of their family are dead or sliding in … Continue reading

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PRAISE THE LORD AND PASS THE COOKIES

My latest book, HALLEY, awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon I don’t do vacation bible school anymore.  Every protestant church in the South has VBS for one week every summer.  It’s sort … Continue reading

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DOWN TO THE BARE FACTS

My latest book, HALLEY, awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon After I made the big decision to go to college, after I’d found a place to borrow money to help with college … Continue reading

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MRS. STOUDEMIRE SAVES SHAKESPEARE

My latest book, HALLEY, awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon It was 1957.  Standing in the doorway of senior English, Mrs. Stoudemire looked as if she’d just flown in on her broom.  … Continue reading

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PUPPY LOVE

My latest book, HALLEY, awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon I still recall my first love.  Just in case he reads this, I will call him “Jeffrey,”  but every girl in my … Continue reading

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PEARL

My latest book, HALLEY, awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon It’s a wonder I even liked my cousin, Pearl when we were growing up in the 1940s and 50s.  She was beautiful … Continue reading

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SWASHBUCKLING BO

My latest book, HALLEY, Awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon Our late Boxer, Bo, was very territorial.  He didn’t put up with other animals in his domain. He considered the Ark Veterinary  … Continue reading

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A BOXER NAMED BO

My latest book, HALLEY, Awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon. I’m a dog lover, and I particularly love Boxers.  So when I found Bo at a humane shelter about ten years ago, … Continue reading

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A MOST HAPPY FELLOW

My latest book, HALLEY, Awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon Ta-da-da–da-da de Dah de dah ta dah de dah!  Dah–de dah… Every time I hear a John Phillips Sousa march I am … Continue reading

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FOLKLORE, CHARMS, AND OLD WIVES’ TALES

  My latest book, HALLEY, Awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon In the Georgia mountains of my childhood, there were some people who were superstitious.  Not many actually believed in ghosts, but … Continue reading

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MOZART IN THE MOUNTAINS

My latest book, HALLEY, Awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon When I first began to think of college as a remote possibility, at around age 17, I believed it was very important … Continue reading

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ELEMENTARY, MR. WATSON

My latest book, HALLEY, Awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon “Mr. Watson” was not the kindest, most handsome, or the best teacher I had at East Side School in Dalton, Georgia.  He … Continue reading

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Ya’ll Come

My latest book, HALLEY, Awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon Southern hospitality isn’t what it used to be.  And I’m not just referring to the decline of the ritual “Ya’ll come to … Continue reading

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A GOOD ARMADILLO

  My latest book, HALLEY, Awarded 2015 Jefferson Cup Honor for Historical Fiction. Available at: NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley and Amazon My three youngest grandchildren are the most satisfying audience in the world to read to!  They will sit and listen for … Continue reading

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The Armored Guerrilla of Pine Flat

 My latest book, HALLEY, has just been released by NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley  It all started one dark and stormy night two months ago.  Or that’s when my husband and I thought it started.  The day after the storm Benjamin kept seeing … Continue reading

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NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS

 My latest book, HALLEY, has just been released by NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley My acting career seemed to go by in a flash.  Maybe that’s because the part in front of the camera only lasted one very long day. My husband and … Continue reading

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DRIVING A BARGAIN

My latest book, HALLEY, has just been released by NewSouth Books: www.newsouthbooks.com/halley I didn’t learn to drive as a teenager, as normal people do.  I wouldn’t ask Daddy’s permission to use his car (the answer would have been NO), and I … Continue reading

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