A rare demand for a usual skill

I’m in my beloved Natchez with some friends from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and beyond. And our first supper last night was at Magnolia Hall,…

Leaving home (and Duke’s)

So Dammit Boy and I were at our favorite meat ‘n three today when it suddenly occurred to him that he’s leaving a few essential…

Blue Apron

I have no idea why I’ve lost such track of time. October 24 to November 5. What in the hell was I doing that I…

Food utopia

I cannot convey too much how excited I am about this weekend. My friend, Mary Ann, is flying in from Washington, D.C. and she, Noah…

Real tortillas

So this is my driveway at this exact moment as we get a new roof put on the house. There is some kind of generator…

A shameful day

Sometimes you have a bad day. A shameful day. A day you’re actually regretting while you’re having it. But you do it anyway. That has…