Tweet A link to my latest column for The St. Augustine Record: http://staugustine.com/living/sunday-life/2016-05-14/set-me-free-ive-got-key#.VziEDD7khdk.link Below is the text: I have a recurring bad dream in which I am standing in front of my high school locker panicked because I have forgotten the combination. I sometimes still have that dream, although it has changed. Now I am […]
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Tweet This column ran in the February 1, 2015, edition of The St. Augustine Record: It started almost five years ago, in the summer of 2010. I was moving to St. Augustine, fleeing what had been the scene of an ugly divorce. My daughters were in college. My son, who was 15 at the […]
Tweet This column appeared in The St. Augustine Record November 16, 2014. I’m reprinting it here for those who might have missed it: Last week, Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Viking who was facing child abuse charges, accepted a plea deal that keeps him out of jail. The case has kindled a huge debate over spanking. […]
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Tweet This column appeared in the October 5, 2014 edition of The St. Augustine Record. I’m reprinting it here for those who are unable to access it on the paper’s site. I apologize for the inconvenience, and, as always, thanks for reading! I turned down a marriage proposal last week. Some of the people […]
Tweet My latest column for The St. Augustine Record: Sandi Hutcheson: Breathe in, breathe out, and they’re gone | StAugustine.com.
Tweet Brian Doyle, an award-winning author and the editor of Portland Magazine, says, “Bad personal essays are about the writer. Good personal essays are about all of us.” His point, of course, is that good writing touches something familiar in us. It makes us nod our heads and say, “Uh huh, that reminds me of Cousin […]
Tweet My trainer, Andrew Johnston of Triumph Training, is a smart man. I don’t like to admit to laziness, but I will admit that when Andrew tells me I should or should not be eating something, I don’t bother to check the research. This is because if Andrew says it, he has already read the […]
Tweet Cats lost their ambassador to dog people this week, and I lost a good friend. Degas was a Siamese who lived across the street. I’d never much liked cats until Degas came along, and now that old cat has broken my heart. He introduced himself years ago. Long before I moved to Florida, I came […]