The Golden Thread of Creativity

On my first solo trip as a wide-eyed nine-year-old, I visited cousins in South Carolina. There, I fell in love with Melrose Plantation, a beautiful low-country resort full of trees dripping Spanish moss, sparkling sunsets, and pristine white cottages.

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There Is Time

Early on, my grandmother, Mimi, showed me the beauty of reaching out to others with grace and tenderness. I watched as she served her community as a selfless volunteer and Red Cross coordinator. 

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Celebrating Time-Honored Traditions

This past Saturday, May 12th, we welcomed Steeplechase-goers to our annual race day breakfast.   This year, the event held special meaning, as we toasted to the launch of GoldenThread.blog!

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Coloring the World

Color has always attracted my attention. One of my earliest childhood memories places me in the middle of our backyard flower garden, gently touching colorful petals of all shades and gazing through the trees at the bright-blue sky overhead.

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I’m Glad You’re Here

I love grand welcomes. I learned from the master of them, my grandmother Mimi. By the time I was three years old, I knew a grand reception awaited me at her home in Laurel, Mississippi.

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