2012-11-12 • Gumbo recipie
vkn: Good afternoon to all Where are the troops
bbenn: Hello vkn
vkn: Howdy Glad to see you
bbenn: I finally have little time to chat. Thanks for sharing the chat results following the Fathers of Conscience show.
vkn: oh ok That makes a complete circle as we discussed originally
bbenn: Did you attend the expos on Saturday?
vkn: No I did not Sorry I missed Prof Dru More and more I stay close to home
bbenn: Understand Maybe the other chatters are celebrating Veterans day today.
vkn: Perhaps there are parades
Seventies : Good afternoon all
bbenn: Hello Seventies Happy Veterans Day!
Seventies : Hi bbenn vkn
vkn: Howdy seventies are you celebrating
Seventies : This doesn't allow me to see everybody so please forgive if I missed saying hello to anyone.
vkn: I see you are on a mobile device seventies
Seventies : Went to a local celebration as my son played in the band for the ceremony
vkn: bbenn what kind of time do you have around 5pm today
bbenn: Today is the 30th Anniversary of the dedication of the Vietnam Memorial.
Seventies : Yes my handy dandy kindle fire
bbenn: I am home at that time.
Seventies : I didn't know that.
vkn: oh good I will compose a mail and send
Seventies : Bbenn I loved the show. Sorry I missed
bbenn: Thanks Seventies:}
Seventies : Where are the other regulars?
bbenn: This Thursday is going to be really good - Freedom Papers is a fascinating story and the Accidental City has some interesting findings to share about New Orleans.
vkn: Not sure no words from Daviss of course Apple has mail probs so I may have missed
Seventies : Is this in reference to the project o Lol the PRE-U.S. project we are all having trouble today I see lol I am glad that this will be a short week.
bbenn: Thanksgiving is coming too soon for me.
vkn: and xmas too
Seventies : Are you doing all the cooking bbenn??
bbenn: I usually have a house full of people and gumbo is my specialty.
vkn: Who is the presenter this week bbenn
Seventies : I plan on being in D.C. as I have been doing for the past couple of years sounds good bbenn
bbenn: Lawrence Powell author of the Accidental City and Rebecca Scott - author of Freedom Papers - An Atlantic Odyssey in the Age of Emancipation.
vkn: ahhhh gumbo share the recipe bbenn
Seventies : Ok
bbenn: Seventies - if you can, give me a call when you come to town.
vkn: howdy selma
Seventies : Ok to both things bbenn Selma Hi
Selma: Good Veterens Day to you all
Seventies : thank you Selma
bbenn: Sure, very easy - you must know how to prepare a good roux - after that - put in all of the ingredients (shrimp, oysters, chicken, sausage, ham, chicken broth, season to taste and remember to add file'). I never add okra because folks don't seem to like it.
Selma: Thats right Seventies...you are a veteran Thank you for your service
bbenn: Hi Selma
Selma: I love okra
Seventies : I love okra too Gotta keep my blood pressure down
Selma: We can come to your house bbenn..and you can add.. LOL
bbenn: I also love okra! Ok, you can appreciate a good pot of okra gumbo.
Seventies : Absolutely! and good pot of butter beans too
Selma: I am glad you are having authors bbenn..there are so many great books out there
bbenn: Well, I love a good pot of red beans with smoked sausage.
Seventies : Just throwing some ideas out there lol
Selma: Hint, hint... LOL
bbenn: You should see my book case and I read every single book.
Seventies : that's great
bbenn: Please recommend others who have written good books and I will invite them to be on the show.
Seventies : do you download them to an e-reader?
Selma: We are paper people seventies.. LOL Or speaking for myself
bbenn: No, I prepare the read the old fashion hard copy.
Seventies : Barbara Howell if she's still living Sorry her name is Barbara Thompson-Howell.
bbenn: I will see what I can find and give her a call.
vkn: Howdy Garland hope we can talk soon
bbenn: Hello garland
Selma: Good afternoon garland
garland: Greetings...traveling in Louisiana this week
Seventies : Hi garland and alt
Selma: Afternoon alt
alt: hello folks, bbenn, garland, Selma, Seventies & vkn
vkn: oh well meet bbenn from louisiana garland
garland: Hi bbeen, Selma, VKN, Seventies I am currently in Shreveport
vkn: howdy alt
bbenn: Hi garland, native of New Orleans and went to GSU.
vkn: bbenn garland is building a louisiana database
garland: Great bbenn
bbenn: Hi Alt
Selma: There was a FB Office in Shreveport.. LOL
bbenn: What kind of louisiana database?
garland: south west lousiana records
vkn: ouchies seventies
Seventies : I am okay for now.
garland: vital records
bbenn: What Parishes?
Seventies : Are you going to be selling access to this database?
alt: have you thought of having Bennie McRae as a guest speaking on the CW & USCT bbenn?
vkn: garland is king of search bbenn
garland: i am doing a conversion, but don't have official permission yet
Seventies : ok
bbenn: Will this include the Florida parishes?
bbenn: Yes, I invited him and he was completing a project and would get back to me for 2013.
garland: it will cover Louisiana 1750-1905
alt: okay bbenn thanks for thinking of Bennie
bbenn: King of Research - WOW!:}
Selma: You should invite Barnetta White
alt: 2013 would be a great time for Bennie as it is the 150th anniversary for the founding of the USCT (1863).
bbenn: Sent her an invitation.
Selma: Oh yes.....you are right alt re: Bennie and 2013
bbenn: Yes, Bennie will be perfect in 2013.
alt: the Freedom Paper topic sound interesting bbenn .. lots of regional variations.
bbenn: do any of you know the guy who is posting the USCT tombstones on Facebook?
alt: not sure bbenn, what's his name?
bbenn: I think John Hall...
Selma: Folks I have to run...have a great day Bye
alt: okay, from somewhere in the VA?MD area
bbenn: Have to run - great chatting with everyone. bye!
alt: If it is the same person, I think he has worked with Bennie on USCT gravsites in those areas VA/MD.
Daviss: hello garland and vkn! How are you two? it looks like I overslept and then got a phone call I had to take hi Seventies!!
vkn: heyyy daviss
Daviss: Hi there vkn!!
Seventies : Hi Davids!
vkn: bumpy ride today
Seventies : Hi Daviss
Daviss: uh oh, seventies is trying something new
Seventies : Yes very
vkn: garland can you call me now
Daviss: I see alt may have gotten bumped
Seventies : ok what is going on out in the West?
Daviss: How are you Seventies
Seventies : Doing ok
Daviss: Its cold and that is what I know lol
Seventies : lol yes its a little chilly
Daviss: vkn have you talked to Sadonya
Seventies : sweater and boot weather
Daviss: yes thats for sure seventies
vkn: not in a few daviss
Seventies : I see she tested with Ancestry and 23andme. And wasn't too pleased with the results
Daviss: ok, I sent her a msg but have not gotten a reply yet. perhaps I need to ring her
vkn: results are expensive
Daviss: where did you see that Seventies?
Seventies : Wait oops wrong person
Daviss: lol ok
Seventies : I was thinking of Sharon These aliases sigh lol
Daviss: did she get answer to question seventies I have not eaten yet nor had my coffee
vkn: whoa daviss
Seventies : I think that is answer is that Ancestry stinks
vkn: whew stinky they are all stinky to moi
Daviss: oh, I saw that but that did not answer her question :o
Seventies : Hey I am so sorry for those who don't have enough African Dna to test with African Ancestry
vkn: see the 33 legislators from ga
Daviss: that or money seventies lol
Seventies : All of these other companies are attempting to use us to build up their databases By the tome you get done testing with the other folks you could've just had the one test
Daviss: I think FTDNA had many of us way before 23 and ancestry yes but you just said the magic word not enough African DNA so those of us who would dare to know from where we came have to have an option lol just saying
Seventies : yes so sorry 'bout that my Nuns cousin Ok so I am looking over a death cert from NC
Daviss: or just the 1st level
Seventies : someone who is a formerly unknown cousin
Daviss: I only did the mtdna at FTDNA which only gave me my haplogroup I am going to save for the FF