m wood pen

illustrator of books, cocktails, travel + more

To the dismay of my youngest child, I’ve encouraged the habitation of a posse of little birds that nest and chirp near my mudroom porch. Her reasons for panic are justified. I’m also a big film buff, and treated my children to a Friday night of Alfred Hitchcock classics ages ago. It never occurred to …

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I found this church two weeks ago thanks to an inner tug and a sense of history. No research, map or guide. Just a few free hours to spend in Atlanta and a sudden longing to find the place where he found the steam to make his engine roll, roll, roll victoriously, bravely and humbly.  …

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