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My maternal grandmother died in a car accident, when her brakes went out on a winding mountain road in California. Margarette Fairbank Dyson Milanese was a tiny woman, barely five feet tall, with a wavy pin-curl bob and starched white … Continue reading
I love my bed. All 6080 square inches of its king-sized glory. I love my 100% cotton sheets (preferably 400 thread count or higher). I love that my pomeranian can safely sleep by my feet without fear that I’ll accidentally … Continue reading
10) I decorate with dead animals. While some folks appreciate my roadkill taxidermy collection, others find it creepy at best, nasty at worst. 9) My relationship with food. I love food. I particularly love when other people cook food. The … Continue reading
In the basement of my childhood home, tucked under the steps, is an enchanted room. A room of possibility. The unfinished beams of the underbelly of the staircase, a cool cement floor. Always dark. The silhouette of my dad glows … Continue reading
When my grandparents died, I inherited a lovely little settee, a two-seater. In true Victorian style, knobby carvings adorned the arched back of rich walnut. My Gram upholstered the piece in a beautiful timeless floral print with a green as … Continue reading