Before he even realized he had the talent, two perceptive educators nurtured this writer’s budding career as an author.
Much like dessert, sometimes the best things come later in life.
Jim Dodson reflects on a South Carolina childhood spent in twilight — the brief, magical time between day and night.
Every night around happy hour, Jim Dodson’s cat makes an appearance, offering a chance for armchair philosophizing.
Just like the plants in his garden, this writer finds we’re always learning and growing, dreaming and scheming.
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?