2013-06-13 • Juneteenth • Laundering
daviss: If you need me, call me LOL
alt: hey daviss, what's up? had your coffee? hello deannie, how ya doing?
daviss: Hello there alt! just brewing coffee now Hi deannie!!
deannie: Good afternoon everyone....my computer is down at home so I have to chat at work
daviss: Thanks alt for handout
alt: daviss, have you checked your email yet today?
daviss: yes lol
alt: Oops, I see you got the handout LOL is that legal deannie LOL
deannie: Does anyone know the email address of the person that has Stampley (Port Gibson, Ms) in their family
daviss: sorry to hear about computer deannie.. if you are like me its like having withdrawals
Seventies: good afternoon alt, daviss and deannie
alt: not me deannie
daviss: Hi Seventies!
deannie: Yes, only when my boss is not over my shoulder lol Hi Seventies
Seventies: hi daviss! :}
daviss: do you see their post deannie
Seventies: hi deannie! :}
alt: daviss, that's stuff you already knew, but it is nice to see it in a "laid" out" format in one piece.
alt: okay deannie LOL what's up Seventies
Seventies: oh nuttin'... :}
daviss: if you see one of their posts deannie you can click on name and see if they have email
Seventies: Very excited about the Forks of the Road page...
Seventies: deannie you should join. I think it may be a good source for you.
daviss: hope the email is still current
alt: deannie might ne interested in that page since she does MS Seventies
deannie: I am trying to get on the Post Gibson Reveille newspaper
alt: Oops, I'm slow reading what folks are saying today
deannie: What page Do tell
daviss: glad he mentioned AfriGeneas alt lol
Seventies: here is the group url on facebook deannie. https://www.facebook.com/groups/277322922413884/
alt: you noticed that, huh daviss ... WE beat the AfriGeneas "drum" at AAGGMV LOL LOL
daviss: lol lol I always notice 'home"
alt: me too daviss
Seventies: Right now we're talking about my Laniers from Alabama.. lol
alt: Seventies, is your yahoo mail account still in operation?
Seventies: Yes it is. Are you trying to reach me?\ I haven't checked in a few days though.
alt: I sent you a copy of the handout on Obit research we were talking about yesterday to that email account.
Seventies: on the one listed in Selma's group messages? If so, I should get it.
daviss: hi Selma1
Seventies: Speaking of, hey Selma
deannie: Hi Selma
alt: hello Selma. what's up?
Selma: ALL the little darlins are still here..they went to Water Country yesterday..only folks who looked really wiped out were their Dads..LOL.. They said..we don't know how you and Dad did it
alt: I'll bet that was fun Selma... I used to do that 'stuff' in an earlier life, couldn't take it now LOL LOL
vkn: Howdy all y'all
alt: hello vkn, how "be's" ya?
Seventies: hi vkn
vkn: Deannie seems like a long time how you be? Seventies howdy
daviss: hi vkn!
alt: you 'running' on your new 'puter vkn?
vkn: Alt thanx so much for the very thorough handout on obits/funeral programs
daviss: heyyyy seraph1959
alt: well hello seraph1959 ... Happy Summer Holiday's to you LOL
Selma: got the email alt..but haven't read yet
seraph1959: Hello folks !
alt: re welcome vkn... you see my 'guy' mentioned AfriGeneas in his bibliography.
vkn: Selma I made much Slater progress since last we met without moving an inch lol
seraph1959: Not just summer holiday ...retirement holiday
Seventies: hey seraph1959... congratulations!
seraph1959: thanks grinning
Seventies: Saw the pics on Facebook, you look relaxed already.. lol
alt: okay Selma... it's stuff you already know, but it nevertheless is a pretty complete 'paper'.
vkn: Daviss the Juneteenth poet I take a bow from the waist to thee !!!!!!!!! while rolling the snares
seraph1959: blood pressure the best it has ever been
alt: Oops 'scuse me Ms. Retirement..... congratulations are in order????
seraph1959: Teehee i's free now
vkn: lol @ Seraph
daviss: Thanks vkn, I was hoping it was good
Seventies: Oh yea... also Happy Juneteenth!
alt: Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty free at last LOL
Selma: Congrats seraph..
Seventies: seraph1959 anything going on downtown this year?
vkn: Good it is Daviss. You know your history and it makes music
seraph1959: Yes the two parades
Seventies: For Juneteenth that is.
Selma: Glad to hear that re: Slater vkn
seraph1959: i think Miller outdoor will have something too
vkn: Seraph I note you are making a BIG celebration this year
alt: ain't the "net powerful vkn... progress without leaving the house LOL
vkn: Puter on Saturday Alt. Talk about powerful
Seventies: ok seraph1959
seraph1959: yes Vkn , scrpbook retreat, scrpbook cruise, some genealogy trips and whatever else makes me happy
deannie: I have to run work to be done...thanks for the inform
daviss: later deannie
alt: a word of retirement advice seraph1959 ... be cautious about your time, folks will keep you busier than you want to be if you let them.
seraph1959: Bye deanne
daviss: that scrapbook cruise sounds wonderful Seraph...
Selma: Folks..gotta run..
Seventies: bye Selma enjoy
Selma: Have a great day
alt: take care Ms Selma
seraph1959: A few folks have said that, no is a part of my vocabulary I have already told family I am on a fixed income now , so no more loans
Selma: Hi Historybuff...Bye Historybuff
HistoryBuff: Hey all
alt: Yeah, watch the do-re-me as well as your time seraph1959 LOL LOL
vkn: Was just listening to Bernice Jones Reagon perform her last number with "Sweet Honey In The Rock" Seventies. It was "Wade In the Water" composed/arranged by R Nathaniel Dett who we discussed briefly yesterday
daviss: hello HistoryBuff!
alt: Hi HistoryBuff, what's up?
Seventies: aaahhhh so did you enjoy the videos on the link I gave you? :}
vkn: Heyyyy HistoryBuff. Did not get to videos as yet. Will see tonite seventies
Seventies: Hi HistoryBuff
seraph1959: remember those funeral programs that I inherited , I posted on AfriGeneas well some one contacted me about her great aunt, it was so cool to connect a family with a love one.
vkn: Terrific Seraph. Connects take time
alt: wonderful seraph1959 !!!!!
seraph1959: so cool how afrigene
daviss: thats so true seraph1959..
vkn: lol lol lol how Seraph
seraph1959: oops AfriGeneas comes up in search engine for post darn predicted text hahaha
daviss: The lady across the street was gathering up all her obits for me that she bought from NO before the flood. Unfortunately she passed away a couple of weeks ago
alt: daviss, been fooling with this DNA cr*p on 23+me, FTDNA, Gedmatch & the DNA AA ancestored FB page... like the song says "it's got me going in circles" LOL LOL oh my, how sad daviss
daviss: lol alt I was on the Chromosome portion last night
Seventies: oh she passed away. how sad!
seraph1959: I hope her family honors her wishes.
vkn: round and round and round alt goes where he comes out nobody knows
alt: that's for sure vkn
daviss: well, it was a sudden death no one knew she was sick
HistoryBuff: Sorry to hear that
daviss: she went to dr for a checkup and found she had an aggressive form of lung cancer. never smoked a day in her life either two weeks later she was gone
alt: is that right!!!!
daviss: so you never know
vkn: circling is good alt cause you be rechasing your own steps. That is what I was doing last night and in the fine print Selma "Negro woman and 4 children were taken by Legatee from Milledgeville to Charleston" !!!!!
daviss: lol I circle constantly
alt: like 'rinsing' da clothes, huh vkn.... it all comes out in da wash
vkn: lots comes out in the wash but water muddy still
daviss: tell me about it vkn
alt: and that's da truff vkn LOL
seraph1959: Daviss what city are your Price folks in ?
daviss: Pierce Seraph1959
seraph1959: No Price ...
daviss: Fayette and Grimes no
seraph1959: ok found some in East Tx
daviss: oh ok lol you know who I need in East Texas
seraph1959: do not know city but is grandfather 's brothers people
alt: Fayette county.. darn almost every State has a Fayette county LOL
daviss: I know alt lol where did you see them Seraph1959, what county?
vkn: Anyone here remember the diddy about Rinso Blue? Was one of the first non military ads I recall from about 1940. Clothes had to be rinsed in Rinso lol
daviss: I do vkn lol we used it often
Seventies: apparently they are still using Rinso?
seraph1959: I am in conversation with a cousin, he is slow to disclose ,said they left Gonzales and went to east texas
vkn: You be kidding, Seventies?
daviss: sheesh, wonder what the big deal is
Seventies: Nope.. read down to the section just above "in pop culture" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rinso
seraph1959: I am trying to respect folks privacy but I could just find on my own
Seventies: they sell it at the 99 cent only stores vkn
seraph1959: Is that like bluing?
daviss: yes seraph1959
vkn: Well I'll be........ Thx seventies lol Yes Seraph Then there was Octogon soap and Duz
Seventies: Funny how bluing makes clothes appear whiter... well white clothes anyway well daviss, you were typing... waiting for your comment.. lol
seraph1959: Love MY moms stories of making lye soap
Seventies: What did your mom use? Did they use lard to make it?
daviss: I changed my thoughts Seventies
vkn: lol yes red devil seraph
seraph1959: Grandma Zula took in laundry, I remember something about ashes would have to watch the video for the details
vkn: Still not understanding why clothes were boiled in the iron pot
daviss: and taken out with a long stick lol
Seventies: My grandmother used to wash the laundry in a bathtub... that was a physically strong woman.. sheesh
seraph1959: Yes she mentioned that almost like a paddle
daviss: they did not have slots for two quarters then Seventies lol
Seventies: lol daviss in the 1980's?? I think they did! lol
seraph1959: Grandma Zula ironed sheets too
Seventies: She was doing that when I was a kid!
daviss: scrub boards were cheap
vkn: and clothes pins to hang the clothes
Seventies: Oh I used to hang clothes on the line. Hated it.
vkn: rub boards daviss
Seventies: with a passion.
seraph1959: I hung clothes as a kid we had a dryer but my dad liked his stuff line dried
Seventies: Okay imagine having to do it in the fall of the year. At least in East TX it is pretty mild during the fall and winter. Yeah my parents were super cheap.
seraph1959: looking at my manicure glad those days are gone
Seventies: At least that's what I thought at the time.
daviss: I suspect alt only emptied the trash lol lol
alt: oh no, I remember all of that stuff daviss
daviss: remember only lol
seraph1959: was alt pampered?
Seventies: Sure, he still gets his lunch served to him... lol
alt: the grand aunt who raised me was the "laundress" for the hospital where I was born.... that was a big time job in the 1930's & 1940's.
Seventies: Now remember, daviss started this. lol lol lol
daviss: I bet he was a newspaper boy lol I did???
alt: only in the summer time daviss LOL
Seventies: yes ma'am
seraph1959: thinking of alt in short pants and a cap Extra extra read all about it ...
alt: those photos have been destroyed and/or are off limits seraph1959 LOL LOL
Seventies: ok off to watch the jury selection for the George Zimmerman case. I hope they opt to fry him. If not I hope he gets a federal case for violating Trayvon Martin's civil rights. Have a good afternoon all. :}
alt: and they were "knickers" not short pants LOL LOL
daviss: boy seventies, you running already?
Seventies: well if you want me to stay... channelling Al Green.. lo
alt: who's Al Green????
Seventies: lol lol lol
daviss: lol lol
Seventies: clearly no one knows who that is.. lol
alt: Love & Happiness ...
daviss: my mother did..she said if she married Al Green she would get well lol lol
alt: I'm outta here ... y'all take care
daviss: bye alt take care
seraph1959: bye alt
Seventies: lol lol all the ladies loved Al.. lol okay gotta run. Behave daviss... lol
daviss: ok so seraph1959 I hope to see you here often now
seraph1959: I hope so tooo
daviss: hollar at me when you head to the Clayton
seraph1959: I will on my to do list have not been in ages
daviss: Are you still in a Gen group in H-Town?
seraph1959: Going to plan road trip to Dewitt and Gonzales counties
seraph1959: no plan to rejoin Time really flies
daviss: Yes it does
seraph1959: pit would still be Monday if I was working
daviss: glad you have your two hobbies, genealogy and scrapbooking
seraph1959: need to get a new computer this iPad not too genie friendly
daviss: I better head out now.. Mother Hubbards cupboard is looking mighty slim
seraph1959: Ok see ya
daviss: I just thought of something. I have a Price Sims that may be where you got Price from
seraph1959: Price is first name
seraph1959: oh ok
daviss: take care cuz
seraph1959: bye cuz