With more than 600 nativity scenes, holiday music and time for Christmas reflection, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will open its doors this weekend for the community to remember the reason for the season.
December 04, 2010|
By Ashley Bates
For The Times
It is one week after 'Black Friday,' the supposed busiest shopping day of the year, and the question remains 'Is your Christmas shopping complete?' For some, the answer may be yes, but for most of us, we still have much to do.
It's the day before Thanksgiving - the turkey is thawing, the sides have been prepped and the dessert is baking. Seems like you've covered all of your Thanksgiving dinner bases. But wait. What about the drinks?
I have, unfortunately, missed a valuable opportunity in this past year - twice. Earlier this summer, a local Atlanta author was doing a book signing for his new novel at the store where I work, and because I hadn't read the book yet, I passed up the chance to meet and talk to this author. This past weekend, I missed it yet again because I was unable to attend the Dahlonega Book Festival where this same author was present. So even though I can't tell the author himself, now at least I have the opportunity to encourage a few ...