Author Archive: Lucie Blodgett

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Always out and about at happenings around town, Lucie Blodgett has been writing a weekly column for The Voice-Tribune for more than two decades.

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A wonderful Sunday brunch

A wonderful Sunday brunch

| May 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

I reckon I’ll have to forgive that darn Yankee, Army Col. Richard Jacobs, who joined Federal Forces in 1862 to fight against my own Gen. Robert E. Lee in the Civil War.

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Happy 90th birthday to Anne Payne

Happy 90th birthday to Anne Payne

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Easter morning early I opened the front door for the Sunday paper. The Easter bunny had come!

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Happy 100th birthday to Sally Brown

Happy 100th birthday to Sally Brown

| April 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Happy Birthday, Sara Shallenberger Brown (Sally) who will be celebrating her 100th Easter on Sunday!

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Schwartzel the victor at amazing Masters

Schwartzel the victor at amazing Masters

| April 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last year I fell in love with a shy young golfer, Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa, who won the British Open at the historic hallowed, St. Andrews Course in Scotland.

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A great production of ‘Crimes of the Heart’

A great production of ‘Crimes of the Heart’

| April 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Bunbury Theatre, 604 S. Third St., celebrating its 25th anniversary with a production of my cousin Beth Henley’s “Crimes of the Heart.”

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Remembering Elizabeth Taylor

Remembering Elizabeth Taylor

| March 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

In 1963, the Junior League of Louisville received Elizabeth Taylor’s spectacular gold lamé Cleopatra costume for our style show in The Brown Hotel.

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Spring has sprung

Spring has sprung

| March 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

A gorgeous bowl of fragrant yellow daffodils with orange “lips” was sent to me on the first day of spring last week by former Operation Brightside guiding light, Barkley Payne, who went on to Chicago to be honored by the American Dental Association.

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Celebrating Fat Tuesday

Celebrating Fat Tuesday

| March 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

St. Matthews had its own “Mardi Gras Parade” on Fat Tuesday, March 8, at Stan’s Fish Sandwich. Customers for 24 years streamed in for complimentary New Orleans style gumbo, red beans and rice, fried oysters and two 6-foot po’ boys.

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Stan’s celebrating Mardi Gras one last time

Stan’s celebrating Mardi Gras one last time

| March 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Happy Mardi Gras!

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Farewell to Father Matthew Kelty

Farewell to Father Matthew Kelty

| February 24, 2011 | 1 Comment

The last time I saw Father Matthew Kelty alive was the day of Frank O’Callaghan’s burial in the Abbey of Gethsemani cemetery where he was sitting in his wheelchair.

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