Reading/signing tomorrow, Thursday, at the Florence Public Library (Alabama, not Italy.) 5:30 p.m. The baby will be available for your admiration!

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I went to a reading/signing in Pinson, Al., today, and my limo broke down in the highway. That’s the kind of problem you always face with booksignings. Limo trouble. And sometimes the bright lights of the paparazzi give me a really stabbing headache.  Jokes.  Limos are not the kind of trouble you have at booksignings. No…

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We spent the weekend in Charleston for the graduation of my beautiful and talented sister-in-law. (The baby once again accumulated awesome-traveller points–slept through the night every night and reacted to the eight-hour drive with excellent humor.) This is the third best thing about the city for me (Number 1 is caramel apples, specifically apple-pie-flavored caramel…

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I love magnolias. They are my favorite flower, my favorite smell. They don’t bloom for long, but now is the sweet spot of the season, and trees all through the neighborhood are covered with them. They fit very nicely in a little two-flower vase we have in the kitchen. The only problem is that we…

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