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December 14 Christmas Luncheon
Frances Bowen has made a reservation for us again at the beautiful Braselton-Stover House in Braselton at 12 noon on Tuesday, December 14. Please note that it will be the second Tuesday in December since the third will be so close to Christmas. Frances reports that the total amount for the meal (including tax, drink, and tip) will be $16.50. The Chef will have a choice of two menu items from which to select.
Once again we shall be exchanging gifts. Please limit cost to a maximum of $10. Please call Frances by Sunday, December 12, if you will be attending. -- 770-938-2399. Read more on our web site. . .
Directions: It is located at 5257 Highway #53 in historic downtown Braselton 1/2 mile off 1-85 (Exit # 129), just 45 minutes from downtown Atlanta, 15 minutes north of the Mall of Georgia and 3 miles north of Georgia's premier winery. Chateau Elan. View their web site for more information.
A sheet will be passed around at this luncheon for signing up for hosting 2005 luncheons. Be thinking about which month and which restaurant would best
November Luncheon at the Blue Willow
Many thanks to Kay Fulmer for hosting the GG Luncheon at the Blue Willow Inn in November. This is always one of the girls' most favorite places. Click here to see photos of the girls who attended the November luncheon. . .
15 Girls attending
Berna Spencer, Bettye Chambers, Mabel Wallace, Sue Moore, Jean Donohoe, Avonel Horne, Nell Foster, Joan Thornton (Top row) Jane Richardson, Martha McCullough, Emily Temple, Frances Bowen, Kay Fulmer, Kathryn Bradford. Jackie Hanna had to leave before group photo was made.
News from the Girls
4Interview with God -- a beautiful PowerPoint Presentation forwarded by Kay Fulmer. Click on the following link: http://www.theinterviewwithgod.com
Also, from Kay: Red States - Blue States
This says it all.
4Latest letter from Nell's precious little great grand daughter Savannah. Click here to see a message from Savannah and her latest photo.
4A great piece from Elsie Laurens
VAN GOGH FAMILY TREE
Contrary to popular belief, the artist, Vincent Van Gogh, actually had many relatives. Archivists just dug up information revealing the following: Read all about it. . .
4Jean Kammerer reports that she and a friend will be taking a Grand Circle Tour to South America. Shortly after the first of the year we will go to Santiago Chile, Bariloche, Argentina and Buenos Aires, Argentina. She will tell us all about it when she return.
4SICK OF THOSE HIGH PAID TEACHERS - forwarded by Bettye Chambers
I, for one, am sick and tired of those high paid teachers. Their hefty salaries are driving up taxes, and they only work nine or ten months a year. It's time we put things in perspective and pay them for what they do...baby-sit! We can get that for less than minimum wage.
Read more. . .
4Great Grandma Nell is back from NC where she visited her darling little great grand daughter, Savannah. Click here to see a message from Savannah and her latest photo with her favorite Great Granny Nellie.
4Jane McFerrin's husband, Coach T. McFerrin, has recently announced his retirement as head football coach at South Gwinnett where he has set another glorious record. Click here to read more about his honors and some newspaper articles.
4Christmas Greetings from Kay Fulmer
This takes a few minutes to download so be hang in there. I know you've all seen the electronic greeting cards that are interactive (you can decorate the tree, etc.), but this is one of the most beautiful ones I've seen because of the beautiful music provided by the Ashland University choir. In this one you go inside the chapel, then you go outside again to hear the choir. -- Kay
Cartoons of the Day
Check out our Cartoon page for quite a few recent updates at the top.
American Sports Crazies!!
Hope to see you at the December 14 luncheon. Our Christmas luncheon is always a gala affair!
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