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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

Healthy, Happy Friends -May 2014
By Joan Sewell

For some time now, my daughters have complained that I am not listening to them. Frankly, I thought I was. It was not my fault that they chose to talk too softly. I heard what was on my television quite well, so it had to be their muttering that was causing the problem.

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It seems like a “Made in America” label is hard to find these days. But a manufacturing revolution of sorts is underway in our land, and a couple of Gwinnett filmmakers are right at the heart of it. Back in the late 1990’s, Nathaniel Thomas McGill and Vincent Vittorio were students at Dacula High School.

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Spring is finally here! The flowers are blooming, the clouds of pollen are clearing, and the school year is only a few exams from being completed. Every-thing seems to be a little brighter as the day starts earlier and ends later, and it’s not just the weather that seems to be looking up. NG3 has a number of reasons to be excited; community service projects, an inau-gural banquet, a message confirming the need for NG3, and more doors of opportunity to name a few.

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