You have time for one more Christmas movie: a short one, about fifteen minutes, written and directed by the lovely McGhee Monteith (who is, full disclosure, in a family of old friends of mine). Cecelia Wingate gives the most Mississippi Delta performance I have ever seen.
My mother sent it along.
I miss the cat, I do. What I didn’t realize I missed so much is the sight of the spines of those books. Those books have been in and about my parents’ house since I was a girl.
Eyelids of Morning: The Mingled Destinies of Crocodiles and Men, by Alistair Graham.
Fevers, Floods and Faith: A History of Sunflower County, Mississippi 1844-1976, by Marie Hemphill.
Lost Delta Found: Rediscovering the Fisk University-Library of Congress Coahoma County Study, 1941-1942, by John W. Work et al.
The Northern World: The History and Heritage of Northern Europe, by Fell and Wilson (eds.)
It is a privilege to have such a home somewhere to miss.