Talkin’ About My Generation | Dec 2012 - Jan 2013
Dale Crail, 60, of Evans, is a fundraiser for Georgia Health Sciences University. He and his wife Pam (aka Grammy Pammy) have four grandchildren.
Likes To: Fish and eat sushi. (It’s just a coincidence.)
New Year’s Resolution: Made a New Year’s resolution in 1981 to give up making New Year’s resolutions—so far, so good.
Favorite Thing About the Holidays: Any time the grandkids have been with us. Nothing is finer than to be with a child who still believes in Santa Claus enough to not only leave him milk and cookies, but also to put out nine plates of carrots for his reindeer.
Words He Lives By: It’s amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets credit.
Biggest Fear: Bridges.
Greatest Hope: Not being on a bridge when it collapses.
Patrick Vincent, Jr., 13, lives on “the Hill” with his parents, Shawn and Anna Vincent, his brother Connor and two Labrador Retrievers.
Likes To: Play football, hang out with my friends, play my guitar and listen to music.
New Year’s Resolution: To become more active in my community.
Favorite Thing About the Holidays: I like seeing all of my family and a vacation from school. I also enjoy the great meals I share with family and friends.
Can’t Live Without: My iPhone.
Favorite Indulgence: Creme Brulee.
Favorite Place To Be: Sugar Mountain, North Carolina.
Words He Lives By: The things you do when no one is looking define the type of man you are.
Greatest Hope: To work hard enough to play football for an Ivy League school.
Teka Allen, 29, of Grovetown, is a staff development consultant and mother of a 4-year-old son, Zion.
Likes To: Motivate others.
New Year’s Resolution: Better health, more physical activity and new spiritual depths.
Favorite Thing About the Holidays: Family and the seasonal food. The holidays make me want to cook more, especially desserts.
Favorite Indulgence: Otis Spunkmeyer chocolate chip cookies.
Favorite Possession: Yellow Nine West pumps. They are out of season, but I love them!
Words She Lives By: “Commit to the Lord whatever you do and your plans will succeed.” -Proverbs 16:3
Biggest Fear: Not living life on purpose.
Greatest Hope: To make Christ known and to help others develop a meaningful relationship with him.