Living

“The prettiest sight to see is the holly that will be on your own front door”
By Rodney Camren

Oh December with your holiday parties, shopping, gift giving and places to be for this month in Gwinnett County!  This is one of the busiest times and probably one of the most fun times of the year.  Of course by now you should have gotten that live Christmas tree and if you haven’t I am sure Randy’s Nursery on highway 29 still has a few left for you.  I am told David at Randy’s Nursery has “the sturdy kind that doesn't mind the snow.”  

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Deedra and Wayne,  ready to fly back home

The gift of flight
By Earl Gray

Wayne Cease loves to fly. An avid pilot of eight years, the only thing bigger than the big, blue sky he soars in is his heart.

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The gift of giving
By NG3 staff

Aside from the roasted turkeys and broccoli casseroles, the circled gift ideas in the advertisement magazines, the heavy coats and gloves instead of the jackets, and the tacky sweater parties for the folks from the office, the end of the year holds host to enumerable opportunities to serve others.  Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, many times the focus is on decorating the mantle and vacuuming before guests arrive or scouring the mall for the perfect present for that one family member for whom you have no gift ideas. 

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The Gwinnett Roadrunner -
On The Run December 2014
By Mary Frazier Long
 
THINKERS
•What most mothers want for Christmas is the day after.
•Anyone who doesn’t think that Christmas lasts all year doesn’t have a charge card.
•Christmas is when Santa comes down the chimney and your savings go down the drain.

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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. 

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