Off To College
Last updated 9/27/2021 at 8:36pm
Editor’s Note: The following guest column was written by D.G. Martin, who hosts “North Carolina Bookwatch,” Sunday at 3:30 p.m., and Tuesday at 5 p.m., on PBS North Carolina.
In some North Carolina houses, this is a time of empty rooms and empty spaces. Children, so long ever-present, are now suddenly gone away to college.
Even though they knew the day was coming, there is great emptiness in their homes and in their hearts. This is true especially for parents, but also for grandparents, even though all knew that the day was coming.
Both my granddaughters are going far away to coll...