Billie the Airstream

So… big news. We found a 1967 Globetrotter about 40 minutes from our house that was in great, almost ready-to-go shape and was a good price. While it sounds extra to have two Airstreams, Annie is obviously a work in progress while Billie has already been taken out! It took a little time to get…

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Annie the Airstream

In 1985, my father purchased a 1964 Airstream Trade Wind. I remember when he began renovating it in our driveway. Much of the inside he kept original, and it all worked. He redid the floors, and we had a scare that asbestos was in them. I had to be x-rayed for exposure because of course,…

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Good Night, Sweet Daisy

I’m heartbroken.  We had to put Daisy, my sweet beagle, to sleep today.  She became suddenly sick on Monday, and at first, our vet thought it was antifreeze poisoning.  The signs were all there.  After two days of IV fluids, her kidneys were still functioning, which we took to be a hopeful sign.  I was…

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Buried Treasure

During my last visit to see my parents, I found a roll of negatives in my bathroom drawer.  With no idea of how they got there, I tucked them away in my bag to scan when I returned home, assuming they were my own negatives from when I lived with my parents. The negatives sat…

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Christmas Post

Today I sit at my little house in Oxford, Mississippi, feeling surrounded by the love of parents, friends, and dogs.  We spent one day in Jackson, Tennessee, and one day in Clarksdale, Mississippi visiting our parents. This Christmas was different, though. We lost my grandfather in April. Because of this, my mother didn’t want to use her dining room…

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