Charles and Joyce Pelot
End of an era
By Earl Gray

A good friend of mine recently sent me a funny slide show that targets people of a certain age.  It asked, "Do you remember these things?", and then showed pictures of things like old ice trays with the pull up handle, rotary telephones, and a Jiffy-Pop popcorn bag ready to explode.  A picture of a big road side produce stand would have fit nicely in that group.  You don't see many of those any more, and now you'll see one less.

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The Gwinnett Roadrunner - On The Run September 2013
By Mary Frazier Long
Hooper/Renwick men’s basketball team
Thoughts for the Days

What a pity human beings can’t exchange problems. Everyone knows exactly how to solve the other fellow’s.

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The Tisdale Family

I always feel that the things that “go wrong” make the most vivid memories, and if they’re not too bad, the best memories.

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Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia
Join Girl Scouts and Learn How to Be Forever Green 

ATHENS, GEORGIA – Come to the Girl Scout Forever Green celebration on Aug. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Athens Girl Scout office, 185 Newton Bridge Road, Athens, Ga., to learn more about how you can be forever green and reduce, reuse and recycle. 

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Healthy, Happy Friends - August 2013
By Joan Sewell

After my last column where I spoke of the tree falling in my yard, I had several calls from people with the same problem.  It seems that Hugh Griffin and Eve Hall had the same thing happen to them and they wisely had the trees chopped into the stove or fireplace sizes, which they donated to local community service agencies to provide heat for the upcoming winter season.  That’s thinking ahead, folks!  Way to go!

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