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Vicksburg, MS: Joan

Beginning in 2002, my parents occasionally picked me up from school and told me we were going to look at houses. “Don’t mention it to Joan,” they’d say. 413 more words


Fairhope: A Walk

Fairhope, Alabama sits on the Mobile Bay, along a small section of waterfront property that some vacationers pass through on their way to Florida. Mobile is famous for the tunnel through which beachgoers must drive. 583 more words


Serendipity All Over My Foyer

I’ve been redecorating for-ev-er!  Seriously…I started with my office in October 2015 and I’m still reworking rooms.

Decorating is sort of a visceral experience.  There’s a certain amount of science that goes into it but at the end of the day it’s all about your gut.  157 more words


New Real Friends: A (Hopeful) Lamentation

Our parents serve as eternal reminders of every ‘cute’ thing we said and did in childhood, however stridently we might wish to forget: it’s a parenting privilege. 936 more words