Walking Around The Mississippi Craft Show

The Mississippi Craft Show is in full swing this weekend in Jackson.  The show is in its' second year and showcases the work of many talented Mississippi craftsmen and artists.  I love the way this event highlights the talents of folks in Mississippi and at the same time raises money for the needs … [Read more...]

Why Write About Eudora Welty?

As I was considering subject matter for the Welty on Wednesday post for this week, I asked myself - Why are you writing about Eudora Welty in this blog?  This is sort of an ah-hah moment for me, surprisingly!  I have been contemplating why I am drawn to exploring Miss Welty's life.  Yes, I love … [Read more...]

Eudora Welty Exhibit at Ogden Museum of Southern Art

It is time for a weekly installment of Welty on Wednesday!  A Eudora Welty photography exhibit at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans provided the perfect reason for a trip! My daughter and I  packed and headed down I-55 for a visit with friends, a little shopping and dining,and of … [Read more...]

Welty on Wednesdays

I was not able to volunteer in the garden today, so I decided to let you know about a new exhibit recently unveiled at the Welty Museum.  The exhibit coincides with the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers. The exhibit will be on display in the Visitor's … [Read more...]

Naming My Blog

This column inspired the name of my blog, On Pinehurst Place, it is one of a pair that grace the entrance to the boulevard section of Pinehurst Street.  I live in Jackson, Mississippi in the Belhaven neighborhood The area was far north of what was the downtown hub of the city until after the … [Read more...]

Wednesday at the Welty Garden

I am back in the garden at the Eudora Welty House Museum as a volunteer (Cereus Weeder), now that the seminar class at Millsaps College has come to a close.  A group of garden volunteers meet regularly on Wednesday mornings to weed, plant and generally take care of things in the garden at the Welty … [Read more...]

Wishing for Peonies

Being a gardener I have a love for every flower!  Planting a seed and watching it emerge into a plant is always a miracle to me.  I cannot help though, having a particular fondness for the peony.  I wonder if this is because of the beauty of the flower alone or if it could possibly be due to the … [Read more...]