Could Father's Day in South Walton have been any more beautiful than it was? It was a great weekend to get out and soak up some rays.
The special day sneaked up on me, but turned out well. I took a special dad out to breakfast at the Marina Bar & Grill Saturday morning. The omelet with greens and potatoes was really good. While there, I was pleased to meet Chef Chopin. He has some exciting plans in the works. The omelet filled me up and I wasn't hungry again until the steaks, which were cooked to perfection, went on the grill that night. Great day!
I took a friend out to lunch at The Bowery at
Yes, Luke Bryan was in town again last week and dined at Goatfeather's and Bayou Bill's!
Miranda Lambert was also here.
Erika Stoyer hosted 28 members of the Women's Art Network for their monthly get together at her Sandestin home on June 9. Donnelle Clark, Sharon Long, Susan Lucas, Betty Cork, Martha Cooper, Joy Fine, Nan Ream, Dorothy Starbuck, and Esther Kolko attended.
In local travels, Stacey and Mike Brady visited
Barbara Flanery visited
Joe and Kathy Perry attended Kathy's family reunion in
Jimbo Holloway went to
Stephen and Joan Carter went to
Stephen Marlette and Harriet Crommelin flew to Tahoe.
Demetrius Fuller had a stop in
Anna Comer went to
Donna Crawford went to Fairhope.
Jon and Teri Vice went to D.C.
Tim Creehan went to
John Stasko welcomed his two daughters here for a visit this week.
And, I just learned that my son and daughter in law will be flying down next month! Happy, happy, joy, joy.
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Congratulations to Nancy and Billy McConnell who celebrated 19 years of marriage this week.
Congratulations to Al and Dudley Cook who will celebrate 40 years of marriage on Sunday.
And, congratulations to Walton Sun editor Matt Algarin on his engagement to Brazilian beauty, Adriane. We all wish the happy couple the best.
Wish a "happy birthday" on Saturday to Les Porterfield, and Seagrove's Bob Dobes.
On Sunday to Cathy Huettel, and photographer Robert McCullar.
Monday to David Hopkins.
Tuesday to Janis Sawyer, Joe Stanko, Karen White, Ray Jones, and
Wednesday to Cheryle Jones, Susan Hall, bike-man Robin Wilkes, and photographer Sheree Williams.
Thursday to Keith Knight, and Realtor Andy Meinen.
And Friday to Pat Roberts.
On a sadder note, sympathy is expressed to Brenda Radtke in the loss of her mother.
Deborah Wheeler is the arts and entertainment reporter for The Walton Sun. Her Party Line column appears weekly in The Sun. Contributions are encouraged. She may be reached at 654-8443 or email@example.com.