Reasons to Believe Christmas Social
December 7, 2009
Our Christmas social for the Atlanta Chapter of Reasons to Believe was held at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen off 400 and Mansell Road in Roswell. Around the table clockwise are Brenda, Delon Barfuss , Mark Tabladillo , Butch Johnson, Glen and Barbara Leckman, Jefrey Breshears, Jim and Angela Brannon, John Walley, Ray Williams, Tom Ellis, Marianne Kuzmin, Pamela and Bruce Phillips.
Bill Potter, John Walley, Ray Williams and Butch Johnson relax for a conversation before dinner. This was the first time we had met Bill Potter, a friend of John's. He is a historian and is chief historian of the Circa History Guild in Roswell. Ray had done a program for him on World War II history.
Ray is a WWII veteran and served on the USS Cowpens, an aircraft carrier dubbed "The Mighty Moo", in the South Pacific campaign. The town of Cowpens, S.C. has an annual festival on Father's Day called the Mighty Moo Cowpens Festival. Ray has taken part in that festival.
John Walley, Bill Potter, Ray Williams, Tom Ellis, Marianne Kuzmin, Pamela Phillips.
Jefrey Breshears, Jim and Angela Brannen, John Walley, Bill Potter.
Note the historical Atlanta photographs on the wall behind them.
Butch Johnson, Glen and Barbara Leckman, Jefrey Breshears, Jim Brannen.
Mark Tabladillo, Butch Johnson, Glen and Barbara Leckman, Jefrey Breshears, Jim and Angela Brannen.
Christian Faculty Forum Christmas Social
December 11, 2009
On Friday night we hosted a dinner for the Georgia State University Christian Faculty Forum and had a great time with this group. Clockwise around the tabe are Delon Barfuss of Biology, Rene' from English, Barbara and Glen Leckman, Eric Ulm from Actuarial Science and wife Chana, Sheila and John Wilson from Physics and Astronomy, Sharon and Brian Thoms from Physics and Astronomy, Ian Almond from English (hidden) and Guojing Sun and Sharou Vzheda, post-docs from China in the Chemistry Departiment of GSU, and Brenda.