The first ever Adairville Christmas parade was a success. Several entries in the parade and about four vendors but it was a fun night and the children were excited to see Santa Claus. Everyone is already planning on next year.
The Schochoh parade was a success as well. It started misting rain and the crowd seemed a little slimmer but there was a crowd anyway.
Prayers go out to Lucy McCormick’s family. Lucy had been sick for some time and to know she is at peace now is some comfort. She was beautiful on the inside as well as the outside and so much fun to be around. The void she leaves in her family can only be filled with the comfort God provides. Remember Mike, Shawn, Cindy, Ann and all the family as they deal with their loss. Her friends will miss her as well.
We ventured out for some Black Friday shopping as did a kazillion other people. Walmart was a mad house. I have always enjoyed getting in the middle of it all and I’m not sure I could not go. We only went to Walmart and Belk on Thursday night then got up early to go to Lowes on Friday. I had 27 for Thanksgiving then had Mother’s cousins on Saturday morning for breakfast. Thanksgiving I have both Thurman’s and my side of the family. We have so much fun. Years past we played games but for a few years now we haven’t. I think the early shopping on Thanksgiving Day put a damper on that because everyone is too busy looking at the ads in the newspaper. I’m not sure we have played since my brother in law passed away either. He was fun because he had a way of how do I say this, cheating and between him and my sister in law they kept us rolling. It was a fun weekend but I was exhausted on Sunday. Now on to Christmas.
Coffee Bottom Girl
We were talking the other day about country things and fence rows came up. What happened to fence rows? They seemed important growing up. They separated one field from the next. They provided a place for blackberries, honeysuckle, and poke salad to name a few. You just don’t see them much anymore. You don’t see trees much either on farms. As much as I like looking at fields sown in grain, corn, even tobacco, I still miss the trees and fence rows.
A Hui Hou Kā’Kou
“May the road rise up to meet you
May the wind be always at your back
May the sun shine warm upon your face
And the rain fall soft upon your fields
And until we meet again
May God hold you in the palm of his hand”
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