Best-selling author Jim Dodson writes about the kindness of strangers and the strangeness of some kinds of people.
For this North Carolina writer and his wife, Western films are the cure for Yellowstone Fever
Life is sweet when Wendy Dodson launches a new business that taps her passion for baking.
Columnist Jim Dodson on spotting a red-tailed sentinel , his a faithful, four-legged soulmate and the concept of spirit animals
When you think about it, says this North Carolina writer, the ordinary becomes extraordinary.
As this North Carolina writer watches a honeybee take its final drink, bittersweet memories arrive and depart
On finding one’s dream car — a 1996 Buick Roadmaster estate station wagon — and preparing to, one day, say goodbye.
True love and harmless fun on the links
My landscape may be unfinished — but what in life is not?
A gardener’s fondness for his Japanese maple becomes a bittersweet reminder of life’s impermanence.
I need to remember to hold my eyes and heart open to the wonder of the world — just as my father did
For this writer, it seems that the secret to the good life is that less is more
Among the bare-branched trees, writes Jim Dodson, nature speaks my favorite language.
Church hymns, flannel shirts and briar pipes—I share today’s simple pleasures with the generations before me. by Jim Dodson A dear friend I hadn’t seen in far too long and I were having lunch outdoors, safely distanced. She sipped her…