At Home

After traveling around a good bit this fall it is nice to just be at home! Cammie agrees... a bit of rearranging in my studio/work space found a large table placed in front of a big triple window... The room used to be arranged with a sofa in front of the windows and Cammie perched on it for … [Read more...]

Welty On Wednesday

I was so happy to be with my friends, the Cereus Weeders, last week as we worked in the Eudora Welty Garden.  It's been a little while since I've been able to give you a Welty on Wednesday and I thought you'd enjoy seeing the how pretty the garden is this fall. a gaggle of gardeners... it was … [Read more...]

Feathered Friends

We have lots of feathered friends here OPP and I always keep the bird baths full of fresh water for them.  I used to enjoy having bird feeders and watching the different guests as they dropped by.  I had to stop that after two certain flower girls started getting dive bombed by angry birds! Anyway, … [Read more...]

Porch Sitting

One of my favorite neighborhood porches is just around the corner from me and Cammie and I walk by it at least once a day.  When we come to the jasmine covered trellis she inevitably stops and looks longingly toward the shady welcoming spot.  One day this week as we happened by and Cammie stopped to … [Read more...]

Summer In The Welty Garden

It is definitely summer here OPP and in the Welty garden a couple of blocks up the street.  The humidity is a heavy blanket and the rain has finally given way to bright sunshine.  I ran by to get a few pictures of the summer garden to share. Gardenias blooming at the entrance of the Camellia Room … [Read more...]

This And That On Pinehurst Place – North Campus

Here's a bit of this and that from OPP's "north campus", a tiny apartment we keep in Oxford also known affectionately as "The Shack"... we have been coming here for long enough now that it is home away from home... everyone is happy to pull into the drive and see the flag flying... Daughter … [Read more...]

The Second Day Of Christmas

Christmas Day is certainly special and I do love it but I also love the day after Christmas - the second day of Christmas. This day is a day of reflection, a time to sit back and enjoy the memories, a day to put my feet up and relax. So over here On Pinehurst Place this is pretty much what will be … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope your day is scattered with blessings... I hope your day is filled with the vibrancy of being surrounded by family and friends... I hope your eyes are open to the beauty all around... I hope you find a soft spot to rest after the feast is prepared... I hope you … [Read more...]

What’s On Your Coffee Table?

The change of seasons has me making subtle changes around the house and I am wondering about you - specifically what is on your coffee table? Are you a minimalist, wanting to leave lots of room for, perhaps, cups of coffee?... (Albert Hadley) Do you like a coffee table that serves more than one … [Read more...]

This And That On Game Day

We are finally back in Oxford for a home football game today... everyone is so friendly, even Colonel Rebel and the black bear... we walked early this morning to check out the grove before the crowds arrive... the balcony babes are ready... they made the right choice on bid day … [Read more...]