2013-03-04 • Dr. Shirley Jackson
Daviss: Afternoon alt!
alt: hello Daviss, how are you this 'morning'?
Daviss: eh... lol what about you
alt: breakfeast, coffee & ready for a big day?
Daviss: breakfast and coffee but not sure how anxious I am to get out of the house I need to go to the post office but I just don't feel like buldoging as yet
Seventies: Davis.. before you leave the house, what are you supposed to do??? Hi alt...
alt: me neither, it's a little chilly here and I would like to stay in today, but Momma wants to go and visit her money at the 'slots'.
Seventies: LOL alt
Daviss: G'afternoon Ms Seventies
alt: Hello Seventies
Seventies: Ooppsss hi alt and Daviss..
Daviss: ok just finished seventies lol
Seventies: GREAT! So proud of you!
Daviss: lol lol lol it was kind of like one potato two potato but I forgot the three potato more
Daviss: however my mission is to get that done before 11:am
Seventies: Don't forget whatever you do, add a little more each day to how long you're doing the exercise. 5 more mins. work you way up in time.
Daviss: alt I am trying to exercise lol
Seventies: She's trying to get herself together for the summer...
alt: exercise... what's that?
Seventies: LOL And for her future husband.... Or boyfriends... lol
Daviss: the young whipper snapper is in control of my plans ha!
Seventies: ok then .. sugar daddy! lol
Seventies: Ok enough jokes.. lol
alt: am I allowed in this conversation? LOL LOL
Seventies: Alright Dr. Shirley Jackson will be speaking here for Women's History Month... very excited.. lol LOL alt.. well just tread lightly friend... lol Tickets are $10...
Daviss: hello deannie
deannie: I'm early today
alt: hello deannie,
Seventies: Hi deannie
deannie: How is everyone
deannie: seventies i have gone on the The Griot Famly/facebook pages...I checking it out to get information.....
Daviss: when I was about 7 or 8 I went to Texas to visit aunt.. I stayed for that school year
Seventies: Okay Thanks for visiting! My research mainly focuses on the Miss-Lou region SW MS & SE LA
Daviss: The girl across the street was my playmate. here is a blog that I wrote of one of our escapades. I wrote it several years ago
Seventies: deannie, let me know if you have any MS questions.
alt: Hello Ms Selma
Selma: Good morning folks..alt, daviss, deannie and seventies.. Oops .. afternoon
deannie: Can I have your email address....alt and daviss knows that I am a good person ....lol
Daviss: Well yesterday I got a friend request on FB. I saw the name that was shortened and a last name that I did not recognize. But my gut said her name loud and clear....
deannie: Ok thanks
Seventies: Well, I'ma read this after I eat this lunch..
alt: thats a funny story Daviss
Daviss: I instant msg her and asked if she was who I thought Lord behold it was her after 60 years
Selma: Wow... How wonderful
Seventies: that's great... but I'ma have to talk about you regarding that Communion.. lol UR a mess Daviss! lol
Daviss: I don't know how in the world she found me but I was quite overwhelmed and happy
Seventies: Your blog! lol
Daviss: heyyy can I help it if I started out early lol Hi selma
Selma: My mother and her best friend from 80 years ago are still in contact by phone..friend lives in Boston
Daviss: Thats awesome Selma!!!
Selma: We want to take my Mom to Boston this summer
alt: with the 'Net as it is, we can't hide from our past .. folks can find us if they search hard enough.
Daviss: yes but the names are so different now
alt: that would be a wonderful gift & experience for your mother Selma
Seventies: wow... that's a long time Selma. Your mom is in her 80's right?
Daviss: I know a more than a few people named Rose but for some reason Rosemary was in my mind
Selma: She musta heard you thinking about her Daviss
Seventies: Yes indeed...
alt: I just saw where the HS yearbook for my Junior year is online.....
Daviss: uh oh
Selma: Are you in it alt?
alt: oh yeah Selma.... several photos, scary too LOL LOL
Seventies: where? so we can all look... I had a typical 80's look.. so embarassing.
Selma: All those looks look dated...when you age..
alt: Classmates.com Piqua, Ohio HS 1951 Seventies
deannie: How cutie were you alt Are you a member of Classmates
Daviss: is that a pay site
Seventies: It took a little bit for alt to get some age on him. just 'some'... lol
deannie: I have all of my yearbooks...I know that they would be important to me..so I made sure that my daughter brought her's.....my niece did not get her now she looking for people So of the things you can see, and some you can't....also try Tree52.com
Daviss: I dont see it yet
alt: great move deannie, I'm sure it is greatly appreciated now.
Daviss: No idea what I am missing
deannie: Yes...when we have class reunion we bring them so that see ourself....Wendell Phillips class of 1971....Go Wildcates
alt: I'm on pages 78/79, 82/83, 84/85 these are athletic teams... there are other pages too http://www.classmates.com/yearbooks/Piqua-High-School/228797?page=1
deannie: This year my classmates turn 60 lol....so I trying to get as many members to come a fundraiser the school gives every year
Seventies: I just checked and mine is NOT there! Woo Hoo!!!
deannie: I think mine is.....I'm checking now
Daviss: ok is this a paysite
Seventies: yes it is.
alt: they try to get you to pay Daviss, if you want a copy and/or specific photos, or a yearbook
deannie: I forget I'm at work, they have block the site
Seventies: Is it just me, but are there quite a few people AA's researching in South Carolina?
Daviss: oh ok
alt: there seems to be a lot of interest by SC researchers Seventies
Seventies: By the numbers, there are several families in Alabama and Mississippi, I would think that there would be more MS researchers..
deannie: We have a South Carolina Group in Evanston, Il (there is a large number of South Carolinians living there.
Seventies: More African Americans..
Seventies: hold on Daviss.
alt: In this area most AA's with 'deep south' roots are from AL & GA, very few from the other States like MS, LA, SC, etc.
deannie: I have to run my lunch is up....have a great day....Hey Alt…Chicago is expecting about 6 inch of snow tonight I will be thinking about you on my skis tomorrow lol
Seventies: Even today AA's make up quite a large population of MS even AFTER the Great Migration. That says a lot to me.
Daviss: I think I am about to get booted again sheesh
Seventies: ok deannie... lol Your computer my cell phone.. egh
alt: bye deannie
Selma: Bye deannie stay warm I am hoping we get an inch or two on Thursday, just cause
Seventies: I need to go too. I'm tired of my co-worker trying to talk to me at lunch about work. I'll leave it at that... Ok talk to you all later.
alt: you're weird Selma,,, 2 inches of snow, just because LOL LOL
Selma: Cause it looks pretty..then I want it to melt..
alt: now I heard that, hurry up and melt LOL
Selma: Ok folks time for me to run..have a great day
vkn: Howdy Deannie