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ABOUT THIS MONTH'S COVER:
When the first snowflake falls in the South, school children anxiously wait for the weatherman to announce, “School is closed in Henry County .” Jesse Bourne takes advantage of a snow day for a snowball fight . The photo was captured by his mother, professional photographer Amy Bourne . Her website is www .amybournephotography .com .
Ahhhh winter! Time to hibernate in front of a fire with some hot cocoa, right? Not so fast! This issue offers plenty of winter activities. For example, Garden Guru John Watkins encourages readers to get outside for some winter pruning. Our two travelers invite you to head to one of their favorite state parks for a crystal-clear look at the stunning January sky. Rhonda Stanton, director of the Krider Performing Arts Center, fills us in on everything that’s happening at the Krider. And don’t forget Henry County’s fabulous winter diversion, the Helping Hand Radio Auction. Several favorite auction recipes are featured in Paris Cuisine.
Winter is also a good time to catch up with friends. Find out how Oma Bass is preserving the history and memorabilia of Central School in Shannon McFarlin’s, “Keeper of the Flame.” Discover what Dr. Danny Kimberlin has been doing in retirement. Karen Geary brings us up to date on his inspiring collection of photos and writings in his coffee table book, From Sea to Shining See. Find out why Andy and Amanda Pillow’s destination wedding was like no other. And finally,
read how several Henry Countians work good habits into their lives on a daily basis.
For history lovers, Larry Ray brings us tales of the Swor family in “When Bullets Flew.” Garry Mason shares his boyhood memories of Buchanan, and Bill Neese offers a tale that involves his Whitlock pals, an outhouse, a church and the sheriff. Need I say more?
Finally, Angie Dotson, RN, explores a question that everyone who visits the doctor should understand, “What’s the difference between a nurse practitioner and a physician assistant and which one is better suited to your needs?”
That’s enough variety to keep everyone enthralled until spring thaw!
Best wishes for a fantastic 2018!
Editor and Publisher of PARIS! Magazine