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family and friends of B J and Jim, so you can follow our travels. We
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February we did another MMAP
project at Bonifay, Florida. The men completed the renovation
of the top floor of Palmer Hall. At right Mike Habitz and Dennis Rand
work their way down the stairs with paint brush and roller.
The MMAP women painted trim, did some landscaping,
defrosted freezers and pressed curtains. At left, Buddy, Sue Travis,
paints baseboards in Palmer Hall . Buddies are
couples that are trying out MMAP. They can work one project
without any obligation to join.
The MMAP men cooked the MMAP ladies a Valentine
Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage made to order.
The MMAP ladies went to Dothan and toured the
murals on our Ladies Day Out. At left is Nancy Stall,dwarfed
by the mural.
has Twenty colorful murals depicting the history of the Wiregrass area
in the downtown. There are also more than 60 4-foot-tall, painted
peanuts around town that reflect the area’s industries and
personalities (even Elvis!) while reminding visitors that Dothan is
Capital of the World.
I left in the middle of the project to fly to
Minnesota to celebrate my mother's 100th birthday. I flew into
Minneapolis and got there just in time for my grandson, Matt's, 12th
birthday party. Matt is the good looking one second from the
February 25 we celebrated my mom's 100th
biirthday at her church in Ely. The ladies of the church served
about 100 people and she was interviewed by several newspapers. Almost
family members were there except for a few
great-grandchildren away at college.
The celebration included a few surprises. My daughter Jeannie and her husband,Tim
resurrected an old video from a family reunion in 1995 and showed an
edited version. Jeannie and Jennifer sang a ballad written
for mom's 90th birthday that told the story of her life.
Click on the picture at right to see the biggest surprise of all.
January in Florida
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months each year we volunteer for the Mobile
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