Three Blogs

April 18, 2014
I am looking forward to sharing my spring travel experiences with you but this morning I am at our ranch after an absence of several weeks.  The pastures are lush and green and we have welcomed back the hummingbirds, cardinals and even a few finches.  The trees have put out new leaves and our Knock Out roses and Indian Hawthorns are blooming around the house.  A sparrow has built a nest on top of one of the ceiling fans on our front porch.  The barn cats are napping on the window sills while a few of our cows and young calves are grazing just outside the window.Spring is my absolutely favorite time of year and no doubt many of you are eager to welcome spring, particularly after the brutal...Read More
April 8, 2014
Welcomed to the 116th State Conference of the Georgia State Society by Mindy Kammeyer, Reporter General, we traveled to the lovely Evergreen Resort at Stone Mountain.  Conference guests Jeannie Hornung, State Regent of Indiana, Susan Thomas, State Regent of Tennessee and I joined Virginia Lingelbach, Georgia State Regent, for dinner with the Board of Management and Honorary State Regents.  Following dinner we attended the Cameo Club meeting where the highlight was a skit by the State Officers - an adaptation of The Wizard of Oz..Virginia’s State Theme is “Find your gift and use it in service to God, Home and Country” and the Georgia Daughters certainly are!  The Georgia Society owns...Read More
April 4, 2014
Following Opening Night at the Texas State Conference, I returned to Washington to attend the 113th D.C.  State Conference, Julia Miller Rogers, State Regent. Julia’s theme is “Honor the Past - Preserve Our Heritage - Build for the Future”.The original shape of the District of Columbia as envisioned by George Washington in 1791 was a diamond; and most of the original land is intact today.  The mile markers of the original boundary of the District of Columbia were put in place from 1791-1792 by Andrew Ellicott. Larger stones are laid at the north, south, east, and west corners of the original ten-mile square. The south corner stone was ceremoniously laid at Jones’ Point on April 15, 1791. ...Read More

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