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The Gwinnett Roadrunner -
On The Run September 2014
By Mary Frazier Long
 
Labor Day, the only legal public holiday in September comes on the first Monday in the month.

THINKERS
- The wheel was man’s greatest invention until he got behind it.

- “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”  Will Rogers

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Photo by Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

It's fall, that means sports
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

The secret fact.  No one dares admit in sport success is the necessity of superhuman lawn care. At Grayson High School, former GHS baseball athlete/current Assistant Coach Kegan Bailey showed a willingness to deal head on with this issue by posing for the Varsity Team picture ON the team tractor. He was supported not only by the Varsity team but also by Head Coach Bill Batchelor and Assistant Audra Thomas.

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The 1978 winners of the 4-H Annual District Project Achievement meeting
The Gwinnett Roadrunner -
On The Run August 2014
By Mary Frazier Long
 
“A committee is a group of important individuals who singly can do nothing but who can together agree that nothing can be done.” Fred Allen
 
A clear conscience is often the sign of a bad memory.
 
“If you have any problems at all don’t hesitate to be quiet.”
 
Does anyone remember when the zip code for Snellville was E I E I O?
 
Does the name Pavlov ring a bell?
 
We all have the strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
 
Talk is cheap, supply exceeds demand.
 
The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.
 
The difference between a pigeon and a farmer is that a pigeon can still make a deposit on a tractor.
Photo by Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Gwinnett’s brain power
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Having just been to the movies to see the latest “why did I go to the movies” movie called Lucy, I have been speculating on what happens when people use more than the standard 10% of their brain. The following 3 subjects were obviously using at least 12% of their cerebral capacity.

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Dynamic Duo Bo Edwards and Bill Long
The Gwinnett Roadrunner -
On The Run July 2014
By Mary Frazier Long
 
THINKERS
It might not be opportunity knocking, it could be one of your relatives.
 
The person who rows the boat seldom has time to rock it.
 
“Living is like licking honey off a thorn.” Louis Adamic
 
By the time a man gets to greener pastures he can’t climb the fence.
 
“Then came hot July boiling like fire.” Edmund Spenser
 
Parents of long ago were extremely permissive, they permitted their children to work.
 
Lots of people driving on Pike Street in Lawrenceville drive as though they are rehearsing for an accident.