Author Archives: fdarlenemcwilliams

Early Turkey Day

Each year in November Garrett’s school has a special Thanksgiving lunch for Grandparents. It’s exciting to see so many Grandparents taking part in the event. Laughter, smiles and hugs fill the lunchroom. And then there’s the food. Turkey, dressing, cranberry … Continue reading

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Thankful

These men served with my husband at the Tuy Hoa AFB in Vietnam. They, along with approximately 100 other veterans, met once a year to rekindle old friendships. They are a few of many who deserve our thanks for their … Continue reading

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Double Digits

Today Sarah celebrates her 10th birthday. She’s now part of the double digit birthday crowd. She’s standing by her new vanity that was refurbished by Papa Mac. The design was hers, from the colors to the knobs. Happy birthday sweet … Continue reading

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Formal Attire

While browsing through an antique store in Dahlonega, I came across this formal dress. Simple, elegant, sophisticated. I was transported back in time to a friend’s wedding where the bridesmaids wore almost the same dress. Does it bring back memories … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat

From preppy to scary, the grandkids were ready Tuesday night for whatever trick or treat they encountered.

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Taking the Back Roads

Returning from a few days in Florida, we decided to stay off the highways and take the back roads home. We were surprised to see that Mater is alive and well in Alabama, that gas is cheap and flowers are … Continue reading

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Cross Country Winners

This whopper trophy was awarded to┬áCollin’s team at their latest cross country event. Both the boys and girls varsity and JV came in 2nd place in the state. The school may have to build a special trophy case for this … Continue reading

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