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Betty Powell owned and operated Williams Dress Shop beginning in 1958. Shown in the photo taken in the store in 1978: Mary Ann Bradford, Ada Frachiseur, Betty Powell and Ruby Warwick. Jan Rooks was not available for the photo. The dress shop was located at 116 Crogan Street in Lawrenceville.
The Gwinnett Roadrunner -
On The Run June 2014
By Mary Frazier Long
 
THINKERS
* When you walk what you talk
people listen.
* If you can read and don’t you are an illiterate by choice.
* The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
* In youth we learn in age we understand.
* You’ll never get ahead until you start advancing.
* Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
* Life is a great big canvas and you should throw all the paint
on it you can.
* Big shots are little shots who keep shooting.

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Photo by Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Reinventing the wheel
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Every now and then you have to reinvent the wheel. That is why when Les and my 7th grandchild in as many years arrived recently, I decided it was time to buy a rocking chair. New arrival MacKenzie Leslie is the third daughter of my daughter/photographer/photoshop artist Taryn Barnett and husband Madison. MacKenzie is also cared for by sisters Hayden, age 6 and Taylor, age 4 who with no promoting, single-mindedly trained MacKenzie in the use of a pacifier.

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1982 Sorrell Booke (Boss Hogg) with Maurice and Vivan Frazier and Chad Mitchell
The Gwinnett Roadrunner -
On The Run May 2014
By Mary Frazier Long
 
Quotables
“Service is the price you pay for the space you occupy on earth.” Gwinnett County Retired Educators

No one is ever old enough to know better.

“The way to stay young is to hang around with older people.” Bob Hope

“Lettin’ the cat out of the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin’ it back in.” Will Rogers

“If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try orderin’ somebody else’s dog around.” Will Rogers

“Always drink upstream from the herd.” Will Rogers

The best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.” Harry Truman If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.” Mark Twain

1971-72 season Central Gwinnett HS Basketball Team
The Gwinnett Roadrunner -
On The Run April 2014
By Mary Frazier Long
 
SPRING HAS SPRUNG
 
THINKERS
April showers get you wet.
 
Most locked doors are in your mind. Houdini
 
Go out on a limb, that’s where the fun is. 
Photo by Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Hard act to follow
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

I have been bossed around by a lot of people in my life but no one as adorable as Cheyenne Anderson, preschool veteran of Bethlehem Christian Academy, who has been known to coach her mother in the morning by saying “Mom, that’s not your color.” Daughter of Casey and Ryan Anderson and sister to 9 year old Caleb, Cheyenne loves being photographed and in Cindy’s words “very fashionable.”  The well rounded Ms. Anderson, loves princesses, playing outdoors and tumbling.

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