2013-01-18 • Pre Inauguration
Daviss: hello Seventies heyyy alt!
alt: Howdy ladies, how goes it tiday? Hi Daviss & Seventies
Daviss: shivering a bit today alt but will be better in a couple hours when it warms up lol what about you, did you come back with your 500 plus more yesterday? lol
alt: let's hope so Daviss... what's the temp 80?
Daviss: brrrrrrrr about 50 I think
alt: Unfortunately, no I did not bring it all back with me. LOL
Daviss: awwww I was going to ask for a jog
alt: came back a little lighter in the pockets
Daviss: well I was already tuned in to the national news just in case you had appeared with a big check grinning by the machine
Seventies: Hello alt and Daviss
alt: no such luck ... next time maybe>
Seventies: I was just watching the news and what's this with 650 hostages in Algeria??
alt: Hello Seventies, go to 'see' ya.
Daviss: yep next time alt for sure..... Hello Seventies
Seventies: 50... and you're cold?? OMG its like 20s here! I'll take 50's for $500 thank you! lol
Daviss: alt did you and Seventies listen to Blog Radio last night?
Seventies: No... other stuff going on...
alt: I listened to most of it Daviss
Daviss: they had me in tears It was a very good show, glad I got to listen
Seventies: There are all sorts of children out there like that, worldwide..
Daviss: yes of course there are
alt: I missed her age, if she said.... is/was she a child from WW II or at a later period in time?
Daviss: Do you mean Henriette mother or the other ladies mom? Hello there Selma!
alt: remember the writer for Ebony & other magazine "Hans Massaquoi" (sp) he was and did many articles on WW II Brown Babies from Germany.. as he was one of them
Seventies: I remember that.. but his father was from a German African Colony. He was born before WWII
Daviss: Was that the one guy on that video I put up yesterday alt
Selma: Afternoon alt, daviss and seventies
alt: okay, thanks Seventies ... keep me straight
alt: Hello Selma
Selma: Ebony had a number of articles on this topic if I remember correctly
Seventies: yes they did.
alt: yes they did Selma
Selma: Daviss..I signed in to the talk last night..then after about 5 minutes no sound and couldn't get back
alt: Brown babies were a BIG issue following WW II that's why I was interested in Henriette's time period
Seventies: Also the same issue is with babies born during VietNam
Daviss: wow Selma, that happened to me the first time I listened to blog radio, I had to call Angela to see what to do
alt: yes, for sure Seventies
Selma: A couple of years ago Char Bah did some research for a guy in Germany..think his birth was after WW II...anyway turned out he was related to her. Think she wrote an article in AAHGS newsletter
Seventies: Anyone ever heard of Dr. Tony Martin of Trinidad and Tobago? A historian.
alt: is that right Selma ... Wow!!!! not me Seventies
Daviss: I think she was a war baby alt or right after not sure
Selma: Haven't heard of him seventies
Daviss: me either seventies
Seventies: Tony Martin was a history professor at Wellsey College. He just passed yesterday after surgery.
Daviss: sorry to hear that
Selma: Me too..what has he written?
Seventies: We gotta know more about our black historians... http://tinyurl.com/auk4lge
alt: I agree Seventies, altho' I'm leary of 'writers' that call themselves historians.
Seventies: alt, no these are people who are professionals... Like Van Sertima, Martin, etc who have extensive research and degrees etc.
alt: okay Seventies
Seventies: Apparently the 1980's was a boon for Africana history... and I missed it! lol Hi HistoryBuff
alt: hello HistroyBuff
Seventies: wb Selma
alt: wb Selma
HistoryBuff: Hey 70s Hey everyone
Selma: Can't click link..knocks me out Afternoon History Buff
HistoryBuff: How goes it?
Daviss: hello HistoryBuff, how are you today?
Seventies: Are you using Internet Explorer, Selma. If so, that's why.
Selma: I am
alt: Oops Selma... you got the email with the interview I was talking about last week?
HistoryBuff: Doing better. How about you?
Selma: Yes..alt..it was a wonderful article
alt: thank you I've been shamelessly plugging the interview on AfriGeneas & FaceBook but y'all asked me to let you know when it was published LOL
Selma: I noticed alt...but it is a great article
HistoryBuff: Which interview is that,Alt?
alt: for HistroyBuff & Seventies.... not you Selma & Daviss LOL http://tinyurl.com/ald2dox
HistoryBuff: Sorry got logged off my cell.
alt: wb HistoryBuff
Daviss: partner it is a very nice article and I am sure the "rebel" will enjoy it also
Seventies: Who in the world is that guy in the college sweater???
alt: Big alt
Seventies: See now, alt always comes on here and tells us that he's not doing much of anything..lol oohhh weeee!
HistoryBuff: Thnx on both courts, Alt.
Daviss: You really have a deep, rich history alt
HistoryBuff: So do you Daviss.
Daviss: I am sure I do but just dont know it yet HistoryBuff like I would want to Are you all ready for Monday's Inauguration
HistoryBuff: I hear you.
alt: I'll be on a MLK Day program panel in Piqua, Ohio on Monday.
Daviss: I told Angela I will try and find her in the crowd lol
Selma: My sister and family are suppose to be going..they went to the first one
Daviss: Good for you alt.. have fun
Seventies: okay well I have to go... bye.
Daviss: I now hate large crowds but would love to be there for History sake
alt: I hear ya Daviss
Daviss: I know when The POTUS came here I could have gone but the long wait would have gotten to me
alt: but Daviss, could ya deal with the weather?
Daviss: and no place to sit either whew lol alt now that is another thing heheheheee
alt: in Washington DC... it's a little colder there than in AZ
Daviss: I have a winter coat but I guess it would seem like a sweater to you all
HistoryBuff: What 34 degrees, Alt?
alt: yeah HistoryBuff, not sure Daviss could outside in 34 degrees for several hours
alt: could handle
HistoryBuff: I wear thermos for 40 degrees and below.
Selma: Love my cuddle duds..
Daviss: they should sell them here l cuddle duds?\ Is that the name Selma
HistoryBuff: Yes Selma!
alt: when it gets below freezing I limit my outside activity to as little as possible
Daviss: I need to get granddaughter something with feet in them to wear at her dorm
HistoryBuff: I can dig that, Alt.
alt: Well ya'll let me skedaddle for the day .. take care & I'll be seeing ya around the campus
Selma: Yes daviss..guess they don't sell Cuddle dudds in Arizona..
Daviss: ok alt later
Selma: Guess time for me to run too daviss.
Daviss: ok selma take care also