I’m a traveler; a road tripper; a seeker of Small Town, America. As someone whose work takes her across the country in search of all that makes this country good, I find myself always eager to get back to my hometown of Annville, PA. I spent most of my life here… my childhood home, the…
About a year ago, I found myself mindlessly following my GPS through Alabama, as I drove to Florida for a conference. I found myself on the darkest, loneliest stretch of roadway for my last two hours heading into Defuniak Springs.
Growing up, my parents always seemed to understand the value of family, and the importance of organizing life around friends.
Nestled among the peach orchards and wine country was this fascinating and beautiful structure, and when I drove by it at night one time, I was mesmerized.