Photo by Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Gwinnett’s beauties
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Beauty is only skin deep unless you’re talking about the six Grayson High School Senior athletes who served as escorts for the 2015 Miss Grayson pageant: Evan Floyd - Lacrosse athlete; Matt McHugh - Lacrosse; Josh Phillips -Soccer athlete; Drew Buschman - baseball; Bryant Chandler - baseball; David Stinson - baseball.  They are shown surrounding 2014 Miss Georgia Maggie Bridges, Georgia Tech student who won her title last June. 

Photo by Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Gwinnett's beginnings
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Very recently Les and I celebrated our 40th Wedding anniversary. For many blessed reasons our marriage has been filled with other people, mainly family. I was surprised to realize that it would be just the two of us at Church on our anniversary day.   Then I realized that for all the joy, distraction and heartache of others, every marriage—better or worse—comes down to just two people. 

Photo by Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

Gwinnett's got talent
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

One of my greatest dreams besides World Peace and a Huge Dog that does not shed is discovering a talent in a family member that I did not suspect.  This was the case for parents Jennifer and Bob Ryan when their low key son Jimmy decided to enter the hotly contested Mr. Brookwood pageant.

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Gwinnett's big moments...
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

The luckiest people have an occasion or two in their life when they have that Big Moment.  At that amazing time, little can add to the moment except sharing it with your friend.  That is what happened when. Mountain View Homecoming Queen Sarah Williamson watched best friend Tyree Wood crowned as  Homecoming King.  Sarah and Tyree first met and hit it off in their Freshman year at MVHS and the friendship has endured with shared interests in Mentoring, Latin Club and “hanging around.

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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.

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.