A thinly veiled attempt at publicity? A case of missing news from The Crier when visiting Cooperstown, N.Y.? Either way, it worked for Sen. Fran Millar and we’re taking the bait and putting him on the cover of this week’s Crier. Thanks for being a loyal reader, Fran, even if it is an imposto…
Marjorie and Chuck Batchellor of Dunwoody traveled to Sioux City, Iowa, to visit with Chuck’s mother Ronnie Batchellor (center) and to celebrate her 97th birthday. The Crier went along for the celebration!
The Denniss family of Dunwoody traveled to Europe and along the way Julia and Tess Denniss introduced The Crier to Loch Ness. Despite their urgings, Nessie would not cooperate for a cameo. Careful readers will remember that Julia is a spelling champ.
Andrew and Claire Frahler, part of our country’s “greatest generation,” visited San Diego and the “soldier kiss” statue near the USS Midway museum. Andrew is a retired Navy Commander. The Frahlers took The Crier along, too.
Crier columnist Don Farmer and his wife, Chris Curle, with The Crier aboard one the famous “junks” of Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, about two hours from Hanoi. The bay is famous for its thousands of limestone rock islands rising from the water.
Twelve members of Saint Barnabas Anglican Church went to Jerusalem with The Crier. Pictured at the Jaffa Gate (l-r) are Carmen Williams, Ruth Mangione, Elsie Ryan (kneeling), Linda King, Morse McWilliams, Andrew Mangione, Mary Linda Duncan, Thomas Ludwig, Bishop Chad Jones, Al Duncan and Bon…
Mike Ambrosio took the Crier along for a ski weekend at Squaw
Valley, Calif., site of the 1960 Winter Olympics. He is pictured
with daughter Tara-Jen Kelly, her husband Jon and my grandchildren
Nick, 7, Zach, 5, and Sienna Lynn, 3.
Bill Middleton of Dunwoody took The Crier to 54°3′S 37°21′W /
54.05°S 37.35°W — the beach of Salisbury Plain, a small plain lying
between the mouths of Grace and Lucas glaciers on the north coast
of South Georgia. The island off the Antarctic Peninsula is best
known as the breeding site of m…
Students and teachers from Wesleyan School took The Crier while
serving at the Refuge Of Hope in Pucallpa, Peru. Back row: Will
Gregory, Zach Hernandez, Courtney Batchelor, Andrew Farrow, Holly
Fry, Turner Ables, Bradley Gossett, Elise Abernathy, Mary Wilson
Schill, Maggie Smith, Zander Yost…
The Crier went with Mary Lou Brooks and Jean Berken when a group
from the Braves 400 Fan Club attended a game of the Braves vs.
Yankees at Yankee stadium in Tampa, Fla., last March. The Braves
won 6 - 2 and made the group of 12 fans very happy.
Sam Farris, 23, is pictured above in Bangkok, Thailand with The
Crier. Grandson to 30-year Dunwoody resident Bill J. Casey,
nephew to 13 year residents John and Susan Corcoran, and cousin to
Joan, Meghan, and Mary Jean Corcoran, Farris is a native Chicagoan
who visited Dunwoody for the su…
Richard Ducote took The Crier to King Fahad’s Fountain, also
known as the Jeddah Fountain on Red Sea Corniche in Jeddah, Saudi
Arabia. The fountain is the world’s tallest sea water fountain and
shoots water up 312 meters— quite an impressive engineering feat.
Members of Dunwoody United Methodist Church took The Crier to
Haiti while working with the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission
at the Carrefour Manse in Thor. Pictured above are Rev. Zack
Martin (team leader), Pamela Bean, Eric Bott, Jenny Carter, Steve
Hickey, Scott Lippman, Bob Snyder,…
Perched on top of the "Tooth of Time Peak", scouts (l-r) Edward
Mortimer, Crew leader Evan Brannan, Quentin Okiyama, Eric Rich,
Joshua Stovall, and Barry Rich are enjoying taking a break to read
The Crier. In the far distance over Joshua's cowboy hat is Mt
Baldy at the Philmont Reservation.
Richard and Kelly Varalla of Dunwoody celebrated their 20th
wedding anniversary in Vancouver and Whistler, B.C. The Crier made
it to the peak of Whistler Mountain in front of the Inuit Inukshuk,
which was the official welcome symbol for the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Connie and Bob Bowen of Redfield are pictured with The Crier at
the Grand Cascade and Grand Palace at Peterhof outside of St.
Petersburg, Russia. The summer palaces, 150 fountains, four
cascades and grounds of Peter the Great sit on a hill overlook the
Gulf of Finland.
Linda and Eric Streed attended the Winesong festival
in Mendocino, Calif., and took The Crier. The annual festival is
held within the beautiful 50-acre botanical gardens with music
andsamples from wineries and restaurants.
Tony and Pat Miller celebrated their 50th wedding
anniversary, with long-time friends and travel companions Bill and
Gene Schuh - and The Crier- in Corfu, Greece on the inaugural
voyage of Holland America's Nieuw Amsterdam.
Dunwoody ladies Lisa DeLorme, Barbara Martin, Mellie O'Keefe and
Holly Blake took The Crier to last year's Ladies Quarter Finals at
the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament. Venus Williams is in the