Nancy Williams, CITIZEN-TIMES.com

Nancy Williams

CITIZEN-TIMES.com

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Past:
  • CITIZEN-TIMES.com
  • ksdk.com
  • NBC Charlotte

Past articles by Nancy:

Nancy Williams: To camp or not to camp

Columnist Nancy Williams has done her share of camping and doesn't feel the urge to do any more. ... Or does she? → Read More

Nancy Williams: Fancy thermostat wanted too much relationship control

Columnist Nancy Williams writes that she likes to be in charge of her relationship with smart thermostats. → Read More

Nancy Williams: A Fourth of July tutorial

Nancy Williams loves umbrella drinks on July 4, but hold the fireworks → Read More

Nancy Williams: We didn’t want a Blue Healer, but got one anyway

Columnist Nancy Williams writes about the ups and downs of dog ownership. → Read More

Nancy Williams: 6 feet of distance between us isn’t enough

Nancy Williams ponders the effects of social distancing and wearing masks during the COVID-19 outbreak. → Read More

Nancy Williams: Mother's Day

Nancy Williams shares a letter sent to her by her son on Mother's Day. → Read More

Nancy Williams: My dog won’t cooperate with specimen-gathering

Have you ever tried to collect a urine sample from a dog? It's about as easy as it sounds. → Read More

A stuffed dog clone can be close but not as good as the real thing

When College Son moved to California, a stuffed dog would have to do instead of his beloved Joy. → Read More

Nancy Williams: We all have knowledge gaps we don’t know about

For the newly employed College Son, the idea of pay periods falls into that space of "things we don't know." → Read More

Nancy Williams: Colored or white Christmas tree lights? How about both?

I’m venturing in to color lights. Because I found them in the garage, they’ll be used. I'm making a feisty decorating statement to both my sons. → Read More

Nancy Williams: I am thankful for a fun family, who made a game out of gratitude

My family of origin was extraordinarily thankful on all days. But on Thanksgiving we would play gratitude games. Don't take yourself too seriously. → Read More

Nancy Williams: Clouds, drains, and oatmeal. Life is good

If what excites me now includes cloud photos, clean drains and spilled oatmeal, does that mean I'm getting older? → Read More

Nancy Williams: What do you do when a friendship turns sour?

I lost a friend. To selfishness and self-promotion. Now I kind of wonder if that gal pal and I ever were friends. → Read More

Nancy Williams: WCU knows how to throw a party, for pinning, tailgating and more

Every time I visit Western Carolina University, I’m reminded of what a gem the place is. “This is home. Love this place,” one staffer told me. → Read More

Hurricane Florence evacuations don't work for everyone, with reason: Nancy Williams

People along the NC coast, especially those with few resources, have reasons for refusing to evacuate in front of Hurricane Florence, good and bad. → Read More

Nancy Williams: In which I finally break down over my empty nest; it isn't so easy

This empty nest is a new chapter with some joys. But it’s not all roses and freedom. Fear has arrived in a new way too. → Read More

Nancy Williams: In which I finally break down over my empty nest; it isn't so easy

This empty nest is a new chapter with some joys. But it’s not all roses and freedom. Fear has arrived in a new way too. → Read More

Nancy Williams: He's packing nothing for college. I'm OK with that.

My son finally made a packing list for moving to college. It had two items on it. Clothes and art. Maybe his phone can do everything else. → Read More

Nancy Williams: As the ruby slippers remind us, there's no place like home

As my sons came of age, I gave them a tiny photo of the ruby slippers. Remember: there’s no place like home. → Read More

Why don't we go on picnics anymore?

What are the rules for picnicking? Does eating on the porch count? Tailgating? Camping? Outdoor cafe seating? That last is easy: NO. → Read More