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Merry Christmas From the Beaton Family to Yours

My Dear Friends,

As the year comes to a close, I reflect on all the wonderful gifts of thoughts and prayers I’ve received from so many of you. Your love is truly an inspiration for me and gives me strength to work at my rehabilitation. It is a wonderful feeling to be able to drive my power chair, to make my own telephone calls and to send my own emails. After seeing a speech pathologist at the VA, I’m vocalizing at home and I believe that my voice will strengthen and be clearer and, hopefully, my breathing will lengthen. If this goal is reached, it will prevent me from having to endure surgery on my right vocal cord similar to the one I had on my left in August.

I cannot express how much my dear wife, Linda, means to me. She works tirelessly every day in care-giving to my needs both personally as well as for my business. There is a required procedure of mine that she attends to in the middle of the night, so needless to say, what little sleep she does get is interrupted; don’t know how she carries on…

At a recent dinner of the St. Andrews Society of Greater St. Louis, I was honored by the President and two members for my contribution to Scottish heritage & culture in the U.S.A. and bestowed a life-time membership to their organization.

The Seaside Games in Ventura, California named the main stage that I performed on, the “Alex Beaton Stage”. The United Scottish Society of Southern California also named “my” stage after me in 2012. Linda and I are hoping to attend several Games in 2014 and will make an announcement early in the New Year.

Finally, as a reminder, the Holiday Six-CD GIFT PACK is still available through December 31st. This is a GREAT BUY featuring “Kidding Around”, “Christmas Classics”, “Road to the Isles”, “On the Beaton Path”, “The Water is Wide” and “Sings of Scotland Forever” for ONLY $35.00!! Order now to be sure it is delivered before Christmas. Already have all these? Then check out all my CD’s at the Beaton Store. I’m sure you’ll find many special items perfect for gifts. :-)

As you may have noticed, I am out of stock on two CDs: “Beaton’s Personal Favorites” and “The Scotsman”; they will again be available early in the New Year. I am also running low on “Over the Border” and “Songs of Robert Burns”, so if you were thinking of purchasing either or both for Christmas, you might want to order now.peace-dove

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a year of good health and happiness…



There are 7 comments .

Mary MacDonald —

What beautiful news. Please keep up the good works. You will truly make it. May you and your family have a bless and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Hopefully we will get to see you at the Highland Games in Arlington, Texas.

Aspen & Russell Gay —

Dear Alex & Linda,

What splendid news! We are elated to hear of your progress! May you and your family have a blessed Christmas and may 2014 bring you good things. God bless both of you! Stay well!

Derek & Elsie Ritchie —

Hullo Big Yin,
Me & my Mum are so glad to hear the good news regarding the progress of your rehab.
We miss seeing you at the games & hope to see you back in California soon.
And maybe we could sit doon and have a couple o drams & and a wee laugh.
Now awa an bile yer heed.
God Bless,

Elsie & Derek

Merv & Pam Forney

Wishing you and Linda a very Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year. Thanks for letting us be a part of your extended family. Looking forward to Alex’s continued recovery, one small step at a time.

Maureen Whitaker Clifton

Alex and Linda – Keep up the great work and prov=gress! May God Bless you for continued healing. Your news is wonderful. Keep the faith and know you are loved by your many fans, Alex. All my best and as ever, ~Maureen Whitaker Clifton, Lewis Center, Ohio

Don segien

Alex merry Christmas to you and linda you are in our prays for a speedy recovery,we hope that we all have a great 2014
Don & kay segien

David Mcinally

Alex a Merry Christmas and big Happy New Year frae Bonnie Scottland.
David and Patricia McInally(Old school pal)

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