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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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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