Age 18. “When I saw I had the chance to graduate early, one by one I chose to give up extracurricular activities that could have enriched my time on the Ole Miss campus as they had done in Myrtle.” Page 298.
David Floyd and I. “David was thoughtful enough to come to my mother’s funeral in 2001, the first time we had been together in many years.” Page 284.
“We had a lightly overcast, cold day when it came time to try to create a memory for my children that would be similar to memories I cherished from my childhood in Myrtle. Mary was still a babe in arms, but Beth and Paul bundled into their snowsuits and joined me.” Page 334.