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2011-09-15 Fort Monroe • Eating healthy

*LunchBunch

Start: 12:06:56
End: 12:59:18
Chatters: alt, AYWalton, daviss, ProfDru, Selma, Seventies Soulchild, vkn

daviss: hello alt!

alt: Hey daviss, how are ya?

daviss: hello Selma!! and seventies

Seventies Soulchild: good afternoon, alt daviss, Selma

Selma: Good afternoon alt, daviss and seventies

Seventies Soulchild: how are you all doing? Well I hope.

alt: Hi Selma & Seventies Soulchild .. hope you ladies are doing well today

daviss: How's everyone?

Seventies Soulchild: I'm doing well.

daviss: good for you seventie s lol

Seventies Soulchild: I've found another documentary I want to see about music.... hopefully I can find a theatre.

daviss: and which one is that

Seventies Soulchild: about a group called Force MDs.

Selma: Alt..Fort Monroe was decommissioned today..turned over to the State

Seventies Soulchild: Its an east coast thing.. lol

daviss: I see lol

alt: Does that mean it is a State of VA park?

Selma: It is still up in the air..

Seventies Soulchild: I heard that they were going to make quite a few joint bases up in VA.

alt: was it under the National Park Service before?

Selma: I doubt that the whole site will become a National Park...

Seventies Soulchild: Maybe it will be national guard or state guard training grounds.

Selma: No it has never been under the National Park Service..

alt: oh, okay Selma

Selma: I doubt it Seventies It was an active military installation..

alt: I didn't know that Selma

Selma: Many would like it to be a National Park..but my sense is that part will and the other part will be developed

alt: I was just aware of it's historical significance

Selma: That whole area was under Union Control throughouot the War It was built with slave labor in the early 1800's

alt: wasn't almost everything done that way in the early 1800's.... slave labor LOL

Selma: Just about.. LOL

alt: we were 99% employed at that time.... I won't say 100% LOL

daviss: with the top 1 percent benefitting alt lol

alt: yep

Seventies Soulchild: lol alt I'm glad you said it!

alt: Looks like the Confederate Soldier fella is taking 'another look' at his records. kind of backing off of his ancestor serving as a 'person of color'. even tho' he may have been known as such in his community.

Selma: Didn't he comment that the person had only been in the area for a "year"

alt: not sure Selma

Seventies Soulchild: Its simple either the ancestor received a pension or not. Or applied for the pension (confederate) or not.

alt: oh, he received a pension as a Union solider, but not as a USCT Seventies Soulchild

Seventies Soulchild: Oh yes, that person needs to review their documents.

alt: it is from his pension appllication that it states that he served with and was captured as a Confederate soldier.

Seventies Soulchild: So has anyone listened to Antoinette Harrell or Bernice's show lately?

alt: not me

daviss: mabe if he/she would give us a name lol

Seventies Soulchild: me either alt... lol

daviss: not I seventies

Selma: No me either..kinda forgot

alt: that would be nice daviss .. a name.

Selma: Have you all seen the youtube video..of 2 seniors on their computer..

daviss: the time frame is my hang up so that makes me kind of forget also seventies

alt: not me Selma

Seventies Soulchild: lits not the timeframe that makes me forgetful... l

daviss: I heard about it on the news selma

Selma: The couple that didn't know they were filming them selves trying to figure out how to use the web cam..

alt: I can't keep up with the blog radio, webinar's, etc. anymore... I'm on information overload LOL

Selma: Yes, interesting the person does not give name..

alt: gotta see that Selma.. I'll bet it is hilarious.

vkn: Good afternoon

daviss: I bet it was funny. I shall check it out later hello vkn

alt: G'day vkn.... how be's ya?

Seventies Soulchild: OMG... that's terrible. send me the link... lol

Selma: Afternoon vkn

alt: technology is too much for me... I just figured out how to get the disk from my digital camera loaded into MyPictures on the computer LOL

vkn: Glad to see vicky please return call, alt hope you are well, Selma hope ankle is better, Seventies , howdy

Selma: you gave keli..some great answers alt

alt: thanks Selma are y'all using Windows 7?

vkn: Selma are you coming to Atlanta conference

Seventies Soulchild: schochie??? lol

daviss: ask alt seventies lol lol

Selma: I am planning to vkn..but will have to check on some things before I make my final decision

vkn: okies Too many conferences

Seventies Soulchild: Let me ask, what happens AFTER the conferences?

vkn: Too much $$$$$$$$$$$,s

daviss: you mean too many to choose from vkn :?

Selma: What do you mean seventies?

Seventies Soulchild: Do the people keep in touch work on projects etc.

vkn: Too many to pay for daviss

Selma: It is an opportunity to meet other researchers but usually I go because I want to learn something new

daviss: I can understand that vkn

alt: my answers is yes Seventies Soulchild,, met lots of folks, made excellent contacts and do still keep in touch with news, information & projects.

Seventies Soulchild: thanks

alt: Selma and I met @ the IBGS in Ft. Wayne 2 yrs. ago.

Seventies Soulchild: ok

daviss: seventies I have only been to one and it was held here in Phx. I was very very impressed

alt: and AYWalton, jhonora and many other AfriGeneans ProfDru

Selma: The larger conferences, NGS, FGS..usually has lots of vendors

daviss: well you just warned him lol

alt: did you give him the 'sistuh eye'?

Seventies Soulchild: I mean d@mn he should mind his business. This is lunch hour, my lunch hour.

daviss: mabe he just wants to see what your roots are lol

alt: does anyone ever hear anything from Pearl Alice?

Seventies Soulchild: lol daviss.... now.... lol

daviss: pearl alice should still be over seas alt

alt: and is the Cynthia That Tim Pinnick met at the FGS Conf. the same Cynthia that posts to AfriGeneas?

Selma: Where did she go?

vkn: now and then alt

alt: ah so daviss, Pearl Alice is overseas

daviss: Africa the last I saw on my fb page her niece is married to a cousin of mine

Seventies Soulchild: welllll I am off to get some things done. My co-worker just lost her sister to cancer this morning and I'm trying to wrestle up some dollars from these military officers to help her defray her travel costs to P.R.

ProfDru: hello gang

vkn: Howdy ProfDru

Seventies Soulchild: hi ProfDru... later....

daviss: oh my seventies Hello ProfDru, how are you

alt: hello ProfDru

Selma: Hi Dru

daviss: do you have all your goodies ready for your webnar ProDru.. This month is going away fast ? Helloooooooooooooooo ProfDru !!! lol

ProfDru: yep

daviss: vkn I will call you in about 15 mins, is that ok I am going to take off now myself laters

alt: laters daviss

AYWalton: Good afternoon, all.

vkn: Howdy AYW!!!!!

AYWalton: howdy alt, Ms. Selma!

ProfDru: Angela in da house!

alt: hi AYWalton, how are ya?

AYWalton: ProfDur is in da house! Greetings, VKN!!!!!!!!!!

Selma: Good afternoon AY

AYWalton: I hope everyone is doing well. don't everybody talk at the same time, now.

vkn: I am doing well but my headache is doing less well. So will ring off until tomorrow

AYWalton: oh sorry to hear that, vkn oops she's gone. wassup ProfDru?

alt: I'll see tony burroughs at a workshop in columbus, ohio Sat.

Selma: I am having a Blah day too...must be the weather

ProfDru: eating

AYWalton: something good and healthy, ProfDru? (and tasty too, I hope.)

ProfDru: yes

AYWalton: that's good!

Selma: Forget tasty..she needs healthy Carrot sticks

AYWalton: well, healthy can be tasty--(with hot sauce!) lol

Selma: LOL

ProfDru: no hot sauce for me

AYWalton: never leave home without it! (I carry some in my purse!) lol

Selma: What kind?

AYWalton: whatever I can find small containers--when I see the small Tobasco I get that, otherwise I will use some small packets I see here and there. I also like Louisiana hot sauce---but their bottles are too large to tote around. well folks I was just popping in for a brief hello. Going to fix something healthy for lunch right now. Have a good one!

Selma: I have to go out..have a great day

alt: my turn to skedaddle


18 Dec 2002 :: 1 Feb 2009
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