As a child I wanted to save the planet, but the problems seemed so large, so many.  I am one of ten children and my father attempted to calm me by telling me not to try to save the entire world, but instead to light one candle.  I was too young to understand the wisdom of that advice. But now I…

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Recently my publisher Simon & Schuster asked me to write something special for the holidays for their book content site dedicated to women’s fiction and romance. The topic is a fun spin on my novels: If my book characters came to life, what would be the perfect presents they would give this Christmas season? The…

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“Isn’t that what a wedding is all about? The gathering of family. The sharing of stories. The linking of arms. For better or for worse.” –A Lowcountry Wedding I’ve been married for more than forty years, yet this spring, I feel like a bride again! I’ve swooned over wedding gown photos, selected color schemes, envisioned floral…

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