Tagged with Southern Living

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 Rick Bragg, one of the authors I admire most, has a regular column on the last page of Southern Living magazine.   It’s the first page I turn to when my copy arrives.  In fact, it’s the reason I have a subscription. This month, he writes about the blessing before Thanksgiving dinner, saying, “It consisted, […]