Mrs. Richardson received a B.A. in English from St. Andrews Presbyterian College, an M.A. in English from Duke University, and "Advanced Certification" ("Triple A Certification") in English from Campbell University. While an undergraduate at St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Mrs. Richardson spent her junior year at St. Andrews University in Scotland.
|The Ruthwell Cross in Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Verses of the Anglo-Saxon poem, "The Dream of the Rood," appear in runic letters carved on the cross.|