Category Archives: Friends

Miles to go to learn to blog…

I am teaching these 4 awesome women how to blog… ASUMH has some interesting Community Education classes. This one is for people who want to learn to blog.  I’m honored to share my experiences as a blogger with these women … Continue reading

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Miles to go to be a travel writer…

A little over a year ago, I had lunch with a friend whom I admire very much.  She is a wonderful writer and was setting out on a journey to launch a new magazine.  Over a salad, I told her … Continue reading

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Miles to go for a 52 week project…

Fifty two weeks ago, I committed to a project that I wasn’t sure I could finish.  A friend of mine, Kim Whitten, coordinated a self-portrait photography group with only one goal:  take a self portrait once a week for 52 … Continue reading

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Miles to go for the Crutcher’s banana pudding…

Only the very best friends will share an old family recipe with you when it’s the rave of every get-together. If I had one that was as popular as the Crutcher’s banana pudding recipe is, I might be tempted to … Continue reading

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Miles to go for a fish fry overlooking the White River…

I know I’m lucky.  I really do.  Bud and I live in a place most people only dream of coming to for a vacation.  In fact, many of our good friends wound up here following vacations.  We did too, really.  … Continue reading

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Miles to go for 14-day pickles…

I’ve got a friend who can do anything in the world.  Lately, she’s been putting up pickles that take 14 days to make!  She learned how to make pickles from her mother who learned from her mother. They are done … Continue reading

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Miles to go to remember Paris on Bastille Day…

It’s Bastille Day – the French National Day which is celebrated on July 14 each year. Seeing the celebration in Paris on television reminds me of a trip I made with friends to Paris a few years ago…and I have … Continue reading

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Miles to go for Great Aunt Vie’s favorite homemade ice cream…

I have the most precious friend, Janis Bunting, from Florida who always makes me glad I’ve spent time with her.  She’s one of those Southern ladies who is graceful, beautiful and a great cook!  She was raised in Leland, Mississippi, … Continue reading

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Miles to go for a Pulitzer Prize…

One year ago today, May 24, Bud and I were in New York City to see Raquel, Bud’s daughter, receive the Pulitzer Prize.   We knew it could happen when the buzz started about a series she had written in the … Continue reading

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Miles to go on Archer Island…

There is a very special camp on Archer Island near Greenville that I love.  It belongs to my friends Merrill and Thomas, and for several years they have shared it with the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries for trainings, parties … Continue reading

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