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...]

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...]