Thanksgiving

The instructions say, Make sure the skillet is screamin’ hot, and I can hear those directions drawled in my mother-in-law’s East Texas accent. A year ago now, maybe two, I stopped calling my mother-in-law every time I wanted to make her cornbread—real cornbread, she would tell you, because the recipe doesn’t call for flour. EarlyContinue reading “Thanksgiving”

Blog Hop, or: Why I Listen to Carter Burwell’s True Grit on Repeat

Okay, so, a while ago this blog hop was going around, and going around. The extraordinary Sara Rauch tagged me; check out her blog. You may also be interested in reading the blog posts of fellow Pacific University grads Killian Czuba, Maisha Z. Johnson, and Kate Sheeran — these women and their work inspire me to make my workContinue reading “Blog Hop, or: Why I Listen to Carter Burwell’s True Grit on Repeat”