2012-10-29 Sandy Weather • Kindle
Selma: Did Mayor Bloomberg close down the Lunch Bunch chat?
karoshi8: Hi Selma!
alt: Hello Selma
Selma: Afternoon alt....wondering where everyone was
alt: preparing for the weather
Selma: I have plenty of rain..and wind picked up about an hour ago... Trees swaying
alt: just cold here & windy, so far no rain
Selma: Hoping I don't lose power
alt: fingers crossed
Selma: Me too Interesting email you received..
alt: I thought so too... white folks looking for 'colored' relatives LOL
Selma: Are you sure they know?
Selma: Afternoon alt
alt: yeah, they know we're colored ...... at least the Wilson who married the Studebaker lady was colored
vkn: Good afternoon good people
alt: hello vkn
vkn: How is the weather treating each of you?
alt: cold here
vkn: also quite chilly here power about thrice last evening due to gusting winds
alt: hello Seventies
Seventies Soulchild: Hello al All
vkn: Hello Seventies and how was the genealogy event?
Seventies Soulchild: How is everyone doing? Pretty good.
alt: Seventies Soulchild, I'm doing well & you?
vkn: Seventies Soulchild you have a mobile device lol
Seventies Soulchild: I enjoyed the tracks I attended
alt: and she's back to using the Soulchild
Seventies Soulchild: Yeah netbook is dead.
vkn: ahhhhhh so what is the replacement>
Seventies Soulchild: Again netbook is dead. Using the Kindle today. I stayed home also.
Selma: Are you ready for the storm seventies
vkn: ahhhhh kindle
Selma: So the conference was good...was the attendance good
vkn: change is constant and certain alt
Seventies Soulchild: As ready as I am going to be Selma. School was closed prematurely. It was ok the space was smaller than I thought it would be.
Selma: So how was the session on AA research?
Seventies Soulchild: I actually connected with an officer of AAGHS NY
Selma: Oh good...they have a very active group
Seventies Soulchild: I guess. I heard the same old excuse that they were working on their contact info and website
Selma: LOL...you don't cut anyone any slack do you? LOL
alt: they need your expertise Seventies Soulchild
Seventies Soulchild: I answered questions about AA genealogy during the track and tried to promote afrigeneas when I could
Selma: Glad you were there to speak..how was the presenter
Seventies Soulchild: Dean Henry
Selma: Never heard that name
Seventies Soulchild: He focuses on east coast and new England research for AAs His family was FPOCs from Maryland
Selma: Oh OK
Seventies Soulchild: His wife's family from New England up in Vermont
alt: Is his wife "colored"?
Seventies Soulchild: Sorry for the delay. Typing on this with my thumbs only lol Yes she is alt
Selma: LOL re; the thumbs..
Selma: I have a kindle..I can use it to come to the chat?
Seventies Soulchild: Yes you can if you have the Kindle Fire
Selma: Ok No..not a kindle fire.. BRB...on phone
Seventies Soulchild: Check anyway. If you have a browser you may be able to
alt: what family lines did he connect with in MD, or did he say?
Seventies Soulchild: The event was ok. Focused a lot on European genealogy. He didn't say alt
Seventies Soulchild: He only had 30 mins Wind is starting to kick up
alt: how did the mis-spellings, etc thingee go?
Seventies Soulchild: I skipped that to go shopping lol
alt: probably nothing new to you.
Selma: Hair products.. LOL
Seventies Soulchild: My tracks were spaced apart and most everyone black was cleared out by about three
Selma: How many folks were there?
alt: what's with the hair thing? is that a woman thing?
Seventies Soulchild: You know it Selma lol
Selma: Last week seventies..said she had to get hair products.. LOL
alt: I know, man, I can ask some stupid questions LOL LOL
Selma: Yes you can alt.. LOL But we love you anyway
Seventies Soulchild: What I did realize is that O
alt: thank you Ms Selma LOL
Seventies Soulchild: I knew more than I realized Lol
alt: we kep telling you you are dangerous Seventies Soulchild LOL
Seventies Soulchild: That's ok alt LOL I also attended a hidden resources track
alt: Selma, where in NJ are you folks located? my son is in Union, near Newark & Jersey City.
Selma: in West Orange (which is near Newark) and Englewood
alt: wow!!! they are neighbors..... the house right next to him is in Maplewood NJ
Selma: Mid town tunnel which connects Norfolk to Portsmouth is flooded they shut it down
Seventies Soulchild: Selma I mentioned RG105 when someone asked about where their ancestors may have worked after slavery
Selma: Oh seventies..I am so proud of you.. LOL
alt: looks like this thing is going to be as bad as it is being forecasted to be....
Seventies Soulchild: I heard east Ohio was going to get affected too
Selma: It is snowing in WVA
alt: see Seventies Soulchild, the NY AAHGS could use your expertise we're gonna get the cold & possible snow here where I'm located Seventies Soulchild
alt: yep, think she'll be back
vkn: Was on phone
alt: wb vkn
vkn: thankee Do you have rain Selma
alt: think I'll follow up on the email Selma & vkn.... this woman has piqued my curosity.
Seventies Soulchild: Ok back
Selma: Oh yes..it started raining here yesterday..
alt: wb Seventies Soulchild
Selma: WB seventies.. Rain and wind picked up here about an hour ago.. NC and VA Beach are being pounded
Seventies Soulchild: I expected that Selma
vkn: oops guess Id better call Barnetta
Selma: One of the fishing piers in the out banks NC near Avon was severly damaged
alt: I hope things get cleared up before election day.
Selma: Depending how long this lasts..they might lose 2 days of early voting..not good
vkn: lights are flickering
alt: looks like those who haven't 'early voted' in those affected areas may have to wait until next week to vote.
Seventies Soulchild: lol the storm will certainly be blamed if s certain candidate wins or loses lol politics lol
alt: and I can see that Seventies Soulchild the weather being a factor which might limit the voting turnout
vkn: But it might give the prez an advantage if he can act presidential like emergency assistance or something
alt: let's hope so vkn
Seventies Soulchild: Well you all be safe and hope that the electoral college picks the right candidate and hope that oh legislative branches are overturned
Selma: Folks gotta run..think I have a "new" leak..stay safe and dry Bye
vkn: U r bye to all
alt: Oops Selma... y'all be safe, laters
Seventies Soulchild: I cannot stand this stupid kindle. I will be back at work and on a computer tomorrow.