Locals who live here year 'round — or most of it — enjoyed getting together for a last hurrah before the official tourist invasion this weekend.
I got in some pool and beach time last weekend, and it already looked like it was filling up. I saw Peter and Stephanie Burke, Donna Macdonald, and Judi Sikora there.
Jim and June Milam hosted a small get together at their beautiful
Sunday night, Keith and RoseAnn Knight hosted a neighborhood party at their home in anticipation of their annual trek to summer in the mountains of north
Sunday night, I was watching HGTV and who should appear on the channel but local entertainer Ron Adams. The station did a feature on Ron and his lavish Destin home.
Ron Hart has had his picture taken with some celebrities recently, including Barney Frank and Karl Rove.
A Wine Women & Shoes thank you was held at the home of Tim Krueger on May 14 featuring cupcakes in the shape of high-heeled shoes.
Peggy Jones hosted her sisters at her beachfront condo in Seacrest this week for their 32nd "sisters week."
I saw Joan Vienot and Diane Grey Page at ArtsQuest on Mother's Day.
Scott and Leslie Provow are just returning from a fabulous week in
Byron Chism has been in
Gypsy Diane Grey Page is back at her beach house in Eleuthera for a week of rest following her showing at ArtQuest, then on to
Ladd Goodson proudly announces the birth of his grandson, Ladd Garfield Goodson V, the son of Bo and Rachel Goodson.
Wish a "happy birthday" today to
Tomorrow to fisherman Mark Thompson.
Monday to Karen Holland.
Tuesday to PR lady Lauren Gall.
Wednesday to Janet Stein.
Thursday to Mary Elsberry.
And Friday to artist Donna Burgess, Judy Foster, Bobby Rains, and Mindy Norris.
Wishing a happy, fun, and safe Memorial Day to all.
Deborah Wheeler is the arts and entertainment reporter for The Walton Sun. She may be reached at 654-8443 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Her Party Line column appears weekly in The Sun. Contributions are accepted.