Answer: So we can laugh our heads off.
Oh my word. You must read about the Staff Retreat from Hades. Or in Hades. Whatever.
The day involved inter-staff verbal confrontation (them's fightin' words in Georgia), racism, syphoning fuel out of a gas tank, and of course, the traditional Georgia New Years Eve Possum Drop.
the whole story is here...
And what do I really love? After the whole thing is done, Gary's two takeaways from this day are:
a) Don't put diesel in a gas tank! and
b) We should plant a church here!
God made Gary and ate the mold.