“Given the economy today we prepared for at least 3,000 people, and I’m glad we did,” she said Thursday.
Ephron Nelson was smiling as he ticked off all the different dishes he enjoyed: turkey, dressing, sweet peas, turnip greens, rolls, sweet potato pie and a piece to take home. He used to attend regularly in the Feast’s early years and now, after a few years’ hiatus, he’s back again.
“I came because I want something good to eat,” he said.
The holiday food makes him remember his mother, Laura Nelson, who passed away on Easter Sunday, 1981. And he gives thanks...
See Friday's Rome News-Tribune for a complete report and photo gallery from the Love Feast.