O. Henry’s Austin

One of my favorite things about traveling to new cities is running into unexpected historic literary sites. A recent trip to Austin, Texas introduced me to the fascinating life of the witty and satirical writer, O. Henry. The home in which he lived for a few years in the 1890s has been converted into the … Continue reading O. Henry’s Austin


Margaret Mitchell’s Southern Hospitality

I had no idea Margaret Mitchell was such a fascinating character. A glimpse into her sanctuary in downtown Atlanta made me realize what a progressive, relatable and frankly, bad-ass woman she was. A tour of the Margaret Mitchell House provides an intimate glance into Mitchell's life and inspiration. It's hard to believe that she wrote … Continue reading Margaret Mitchell’s Southern Hospitality