Carol and I attended the beautiful wedding of Erin Turner and Kurtis Gregory. It was a great evening with a lot of friends and family from the Vevay area. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Gregory.
Randy Turner went to Indianapolis to spend a few days with Robin and family. It was Grandpaents Day at the school. Randy stayed with them for Thanksgiving.
Kurtis and Erin Gregory have returned home from their honeymoon. They posted some beautiful pictures of the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, and Las Vegas. We are glad you both enjoyed your trip and came back safely.
Steve and Tammy Johns enjoyed a few days in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, recently. Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge are our favorite places to go.
Our church held its first baptism. Pastor Daugherty baptized Alex Lynn. Welcome to our church, Alex.
Pastor Daugherty married Alex Lynn and Nikki Smith Saturday, December 1st. We didn't get to attend but I hear it was a beautiful wedding.
Thanksgiving was held at our house Thanksgiving Day. We had a great day. There were 36 people here. The food was great and plentiful. There were several who couldn't attend and we missed them. All of them were Carol's family. My family is pretty small; so we get together when we can. We were so blessed with the weather.
Sami Browning, Lily and Jeff hosted a Thanksgiving Day dinner. Later in the evening Ed and Mandy and boys went there after they left our house.
There has been a lot of sickness lately. Ethan and Jack have both been sick. Ethan had to miss school and was not happy about that. But both are better now.
Violet Kelly had cataract surgery on one eye and will have the other done soon.
Ruth Martin is feeling better and is able to be out.
Carol and I attended a birthday party in Lawrenceburg. They were celebrating her sister Jeanne's, Phyliss Kelly's and Charlotte Bromwell's birthdays. Also, those who were there: Kay Johnson, Jeanne Rector, Steve Kelly, Gary Collins, Angel Rector, Chris Kelly, Debbie Johnson Ahaus, and some other friends of Joann's. Joann didn't feel well but made it anyway, and she is still under the weather.
Happy Birthday: Joann Schaub, Charlotte Woodruff, Phyliss Kelly, Rick McClellan, Brian Bailey, Geneva Calendar, Nancy Scott, Debbie (Forwood) Weir, Tracey (Brookbank) Azbell, Sarah Asher, Tommy May,, Don Miller, Andrea Brogan, Jason Hall, Bud Vann, Debbie Daugherty, John Lock.
The Fredonia Baptist Church held a soup and sandwich meal after church Sunday. Then some of the members decorated the church for Christmas. Christmas will be here before we know it. Our house is decorated and the boys are excited and can hardly wait.
We want to send prayers out to Ryliegh Hollingsworth. She is one of the little ones included in the bus crash in Carroll County, Kentucky. She is having a very serious issue. I do believe things happen for a reason. Pray for her and her family.
Carol and I visited Paul and Doris Chase. He is not well. Praying for him also.
Shona and Larry Thomas and family, Levada Bladen, Rachel and David Shuler spent Thanksgiving at Gunny's brother's home in Dayton, Ohio.
Ed, Ethan, Jack, Carol and I enjoyed the train ride in Madison Saturday. The day was perfect, the weather was great, Jack and Ethan had a great time.
Jack and Ethan stayed all night with Nana and Papa Friday. They call it a sleep over. We really enjoy the time with them.
Had a nice phone call from Betty Peters Drew. It was great to talk to her. Betty, let Dale rest and quit giving him all of those jobs to do.
Ed, Jack, Ethan, and Carol enjoyed the Christmas Parade in Vevay Saturday. Great job, well done.
Switzerland County was saddened with the passing of Eugene Smith who was also a Tusk