October 1, 2010

Happy October 1st and Road Trip

Gosh, where did September go?    It seems the older I get the faster time goes!     To me, October ushers in the holiday season, and before you know it, Thanksgiving and Christmas will be upon us.    I love this time of year, with its color changing landscape, smells, and best of all (for us here in the sunny South) cooler temperatures!

Today I’m heading to L.A. (or Lower Alabama) for a much anticipated visit with my best friend, also named Judy.     Judy and I have been best friends over 30 years.     We don’t get to visit as much as we’d like as often as we’d like, so whenever we do get together, our time together is priceless.     She is a wonderful Southern cook and I’ve requested some of my favorite dishes to enjoy while I’m there…..think homemade chicken and dumplings, good ol’ cornbread, I’ll be making a peach cobbler, sweet tea….oh yeah, baby, my mouth is already watering.      Judy’s home is so, well, homey.     At the back of her house is a screened porch with wicker furniture where we plan to sit and sip wine after supper and catch up.    I’m so exited!

Here’s a few pics from some past visits:

View of her house front the driveway

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The screened porch runs all along the back of  her house

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Wicker chaise which her dog Precious claims as his own!    We’ll be at the other end in that fabulous porch swing

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We will probably take out the golf cart for a ride around the neighborhood (come on now, a personalized tag for a golf cart?!)    What can I say….we are BIG Auburn fans!!

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The two Judy’s at Guy Harveys at the Wharf – summer 2008

Happy October 1st and may your football team win this weekend.      WAR EAGLE!


Anonymous said...

Happy travels, Judy!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Gorgeous home. Have fun. Hugs, Marty

Becca's Dirt said...

Sorry but I have to add a Roll Tide in there. Sounds like the best kind of time with friends. Beautiful home too and I LOVE that porch.

Anonymous said...

What a lovely home! Have fun!!


Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Judy, Her home is wonderful..love the screened porch. Have a fabulous time and enjoy all the wonderful Southern cooking! I wish I were there.
Hugs, Sherry

Gypsy Heart said...

Sounds wonderful! LOVE that screened in porch ~ what a great way to relax, chat and laugh. Enjoy!


Yavonne said...

Beautiful home. Sounds like my kind of weekend. Godd southern cookin', friends and a porch swing. Life doesn't get much better than that.

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