Biz Buzz: Dianne Lively Yost
It’s a ding dang good thing we got these elf suits from the City of Madison ‘cause we look right festive cuttin’ down our Christmas tree at Jack’s Creek Farm, located at 2291 Price Mill Road in Bostwick! Look out yonder Momma! There’s a big whopper Christmas tree in the way-way back! Let’s saw that sucker down! I Suwannee! This thing is flat bigger than 10 feet! Almost. Done. Cuttin’. TIMMMMBERRRR! Wow! Let’s get it home to the Big House! I’ll climb the ladder to the top and you hand me the decorations! Awwwww! It’s my Favorite Christmas Ball and I have the perf spot for it! What’s that rustlin’ sound I hear in the tree? POW! CRASH! HELPPPP! There’s a ding dang Black Squirrel and he’s CLINGIN’ to my HEAD! Get ‘em Momma! Get ‘em off! Hell Fire! Now the cat’s got ‘em! Good Riddance flesh eatin’ squirrel! He flat bit my eyebrow! Get me to Morgan Memorial Hospital immediately!
Whew! I sure am glad that tree decoratin’ episode is OVER! I need to relax right here by the fire with a shot of White Lightinin’ and my Farmer’s 2011 Almanac! Well, well, well . . . what have we here? It flat says in January 2011 temperatures and precipitation will be ABOVE NORMAL with very heavy rains in the South! Yeehaw y’all! You know what that means? Honey, my handsome husband’s gonna buy me up a heap of diamonds and jewels at Whidby Jewelers located at 177 W. Jefferson St., in Madison, ‘cause any purchase you make between now and Dec. 24 will be FREE, FREE, FREE if it rains an inch or more on New Year’s Day! Y’all head over there and check it out! Ben Whidby! Thanks for buyin’ my Christmas!
Lead the Band! Lead the Band! Listen up y’all! Madison Main Street Director Ann Huff wanted me to tell all y’all that Madison’s Annual Holiday Parade is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 5:15 p.m. in downtown Madison! Hey and the Stars of the Show a.k.a Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visitin’ with the kids after the parade at the Morgan County Courthouse where we’ll also be celebratin’ the lightin’ of the courthouse! If y’all miss that, honey you’ll get switches, black coals and brown socks in your stockin’!
Hey and speakin’ of Santa . . . He’s gonna make a visit over at Lilywind Kids located at 206 W. Washington St., in Madison this Saturday, Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. til 4 p.m. for pictures! Your first 5X7 color picture is FREE! Wow!
Madison Morgan Cultural Center Marketing Director Patricia DuBose wanted me to remind y’all to head over to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert Thursday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. Oh and there's also a special Soup and Salad event prior to the concert from 6 p.m. til 7:30 p.m. at Town 220 located at 220 W. Washington St., in Madison and a portion of sales will go to the Cultural Center! Call 706-342-4743 for tickets to this fabulous Holiday event!
Don’t make me send Momma to your house! This Christmas please shop local! Did you know when you do shop in Morgan County, you’re investin’ right here in your own community, helpin’ your neighbors, your friends and even yourself! Plus who wants to fight that Mall Stress! Yuck! We create our own world! So let’s create one populated with successful local businesses! Oh and you’d best advertise local in the Morgan County Citizen and Lake Oconee Living magazine too! Just give us a call at the Citizen at 706-342-7440 and we’ll deliver the Morgan County local community to your door!
That’s it for the Buzz! Y’all be real, real, super, extra sweet ‘cause Santa is Watchin’ every ding dang thing you do! I’ll see all y’all next week: Same time. Same Number One Weekly Newspaper in the Great State of Georgia that’s also LOCALLY OWNED!
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