Go, Bees, Go

My little brother was terrified of bees when he was little. He was never stung by one, though he was present when a yellow jacket stung me, then chased me into the house and stung me again, after I had swept the driveway too close to its nest. Come spring, when carpenter bees burrowed into… More Go, Bees, Go

Margaret Mitchell and My (Almost) Literary Ghost Story

When I was in college, I interned at Margaret Mitchell House in Atlanta. I grew up in Jonesboro, the inspiration for Gone with the Wind‘s Tara, a city where GWTW murals are plastered on the sides of buildings and where an actor in costume takes bus-loads of tourists around the small city, pointing out historical and literary… More Margaret Mitchell and My (Almost) Literary Ghost Story