Christmas Cookie Tradition Continues Friendship

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WILSON, N.C. – Traditions are a wonderful part of the Christmas season.  They give us something to look forward to, something to remember.  They are centerpieces around which family and friends gather.  In 2003, Barton College’s first lady Susan Kneten established a new tradition and gained new friends during her first Christmas in Wilson.  (Click the image for a photo slideshow.) “The first year we were here, I was missing my children and grandchildren at Christmas time,” said Kneten, whose family resides in Texas. Christmas did not seem like Christmas without children in the house, so Kneten invited some over.  Across the street from the Barton-Graves House, the first family’s […]