It's A Wonderful Life: Nashville's favorite film critic may be gone, but he'll never be forgotten
Jim Ridley was the beloved editor of Nashville's alt-weekly. I was at home the day he collapsed in his office.
Yonic Youth: Sonic Youth, Raymond Pettibon, Labyrinth and taking my daughter on a tour of my childhood
An essay about how my teenage bedroom set the stage for themes that have continued throughout my life.
I wrote about my dad's sudden unexpected death, and how it's helped me empathize with friends.
I wrote this about meeting my husband, and the frequency with which coincidences go unrecognized.
My 9/11 story, written 10 years later