Fairytale of New York

This song has been in my head for literally 3 weeks. I think it is the best Christmas song ever, followed by River by Joni Mitchell and Happy Xmas (War is Over) by John Lennon. I’m obviously excluding traditional Christmas songs – my personal favorite is Carol of the Bells. Here is the video of…

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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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