July 4, 2013

Bates Family General

  We usually go to Papa Bill’s each year for the 4th, because this special holiday is also Papa’s birthday! He turned 75 this year…Wow, three quarters of a century and still looking and acting as young as the day I first met him, back in my college days when I fell in love with his son! (Unfortunately, my pics …

Courtship Chronicle

Bates Family General

  July 1, 2013 marked a new day of celebration for Zach Bates and Whitney Perkins as they began courting! They first met in 2012 at a local restaurant where Whitney works, called Sonic. Needless to say, Zach makes a lot of Sonic stops! Over the course of several months, they have become best friends.   Whitney was adopted into …