The financial news we see on TV
comes home to us at The Family Tree! Rather, our donations DON'T
come in like they did for years and years. This makes our future
We could not have published this
paper without the "above and beyond" contributions from our
Our Super Postage Heroes this time
include Robert Densmore Brill and Grace K. Kenmotsu from Keauhou,
Hawaii; Joyce Krimminger from Charlotte, North Carolina; Donald E. &
Dorothy A. McPherson of Roswell, Georgia; Mrs. Alexander Ogston of
Tenafly, New Jersey; Mrs. Kathryn L. Reynolds of Claremore,
Oklahoma; Dr. Ann Molleson of Columbus, Ohio; Wallace & Margaret
Downey of Southlakd, Texas; Gene R. Montgomery of Montgomery, Texas;
John Robert Godwin and Matthew Godwin of Daytona Beach, Florida; Mr.
& Mrs. Paul McCabe of Weaver, Alabama; Jane Beall of Dublin,
Georgia; Samuel McCray of Corpus Christi, Texas; Claudette Harrell
of Newark, Texas; Mr. Duncan A. Bruce of New York City; Dr. & Mrs.
Frank McCook of Lagrange, Georgia; W.M. McKenzie of Kings Mountain,
North Carolina; Richard Provost of Creston, Iowa; Phyllis Pladsen
of White Bear Lake, Minnesota; Mrs. Edwina T. Goodard of San Diego,
California and Dwan Hightower and her Dream Catchers Publishing from
Mexico Beach, Florida. My life-long friend, Marti Van Horne of
Raleigh, North Carolina has helped too with a Super Postage Hero
contribution! Thanks, Marti! Love you! Many thanks to Charles &
Geraldine Osborn of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and Mrs. Dawn E.
MacDonald of Santa Clara, California; and Gayle Barrett of Coconut
Creek, Florida. You amaze me with your kindness.
Frederick Shaw of Blowing Rock,
North Carolina and Deborah Novacek of Stockton, California both
used our PayPal option on the Internet to become Super Postage
Many thanks to Ida C. Scott of
Austin, Texas. Thanks to Rebecca Huie of Morrow, Georgia; Mr. & Mrs.
R. L. Terpening of Fairburn, Georgia; William & Barbara Morris of
Demorest, Georgia; Bernice M. DePalma of Ormond Beach, Florida; and
Ms. Sue Lee of Pecos, Texas. You all are wonderful and you are
Super Postage Heroes!.
We have some Super Duper Postage
Heroes this time as well. We surely do appreciate the most generous
contributions from Bruce J. McKendrick of Morro Bay, California; Al
& Doris Henderson of Tallahassee, Florida; Bob & Rob Fletcher from
Iron Mountain Press in New Milford, New York; Mrs. Phillip H.
Paradise of Mableton, Georgia; Mr. & Mrs. J. Bruce Patterson of
Newry, South Carolina; Alta & Chuck Bearman of Valdosta, Georgia;
Mr. & Mrs. Walt McClelland of Panama City, Florida; Almont Lindsey
of Roswell, Georgia; Dewey A. Murdick of Berrien Springs, Michigan;
William P. Farrington of Harahan, Louisiana; Mr. Charles Yoakum of
Covington, Tennessee; Glenn B. Daughton of Cocoa Beach, Florida; K.
Campbell of Huntington Beach, California; Billie Faye Evans of
Garland, North Carolina and Richard Buckelew of Medina, Texas.
We do have Super Duper Duper
Postage Heroes this time too! Many thanks to Patricia Adams of
Farmington, Minnesota and DeAnn Steely of Huntsville, Texas.
Very special thanks to The St.
Andrew Society of Tallahassee, Florida who sent us a MOST generous
postage contribution! Our friends in Tallahassee have proven to be
real friends through thick and thin (and we haven't had any "thick"
How can I thank Inez Boothe of
Stone Mountain, Georgia? Inez sent along a wonderful and most
generous contribution to help me travel to Games and events next
year. I promise, I couldn't do it without Inez! Thank you!
If anyone ever has any "extra
money" and would like to help with travel...your help is
appreciated. I make speeches and earn as much of the expense as
possible...but it still costs a LOT to go to places I need to go.
Opening mail today, I almost
fainted when I opened a note from sweet friends Drs. Al & Mary Jean
Simmons. There was such a kind and generous check for postage that
I truly almost cried. Now, I think we'll have enough to do this
paper! Thank you Al & Mary Jean!!!
Please, folks, if your name has
been left off this list, let me know. We've had a problem with
assistants (I feel like Murphy Brown!)...and I keep finding things -
like Easter eggs - hidden all over the office.