2013-07-02 • AZ Fire Disaster + MAAGI
vkn: good evening Just went to your FB page Sadonya
daviss: helloooooo there vkn!
vkn: howdy doody daviss
daviss: how's it going?
vkn: doing well and what about you did those fires get under control?
daviss: no, it is still 0% contained They have a hard row to hoe. It is so sad
vkn: ohhhh dear and how far from you
daviss: right now on TV they are showing all nineteen pictures
vkn: I see
daviss: One man was saved because he was taking a truck back before he hiked back
vkn: I saw that story
daviss: He is probably having a very hard time
vkn: I bet
daviss: Yarnell is about a two hour drive from me...no where near It is a small country farming community
vkn: I see Sounds like arson to me
daviss: well it could be lightning caused by the monsoon. They have dry lightning without rain
daviss: and because we have had no measurable rain the area is really dry. Lots of trees in the area. pine and others
vkn: Mother Nature can be fierce
daviss: an ember can travel long ways especially when you have winds that are hot yep thats for sure vkn
vkn: I never will forget the Sycamore Canyon fire in Santa Barbara Daviss It is ever seared in my memory
daviss: The only time i was surrounded by fire was during the Watts Riot vkn...One way in and out
vkn: ahhhhh I recall that. The Delta's had their conference in LA that year
daviss: Cali earthquakes, Ok tornado, Okinawa typhoon' I remember living here as a kid we had lightning storms. scared the C*&() out us us
vkn: We survive lots
daviss: yes, thats for sure vkn....
vkn: Were you living near Watts?
daviss: yes, i had my daughter and they set fire to a store in the front and a Lumber yard in the back that surrounded our apartments.... My mother who was fair skinned braved all that was thrown at her to come get me and my daughter
vkn: Oh dear what street were you on ? I am triialing Family Tree Maker
khathu: good evening
daviss: hello Khathu
vkn: good evening
daviss: I lived in the projects at the time vkn and my mom lived in the Crenshaw district
vkn: Son Alonzo left this morning. Is now back in San Fran
daviss: you all had a good visit vkn
vkn: It was indeed great daviss
daviss: whats up with you khathu? Were you able to score at Nara? Are you just now using FTM vkn? What did you use before?
vkn: Reunion for the Mac daviss
khathu: I just put in a request for some CW pension files. I will look at them tomorrow
daviss: ok vkn
khathu: daviss are you going MAAGI?
daviss: I wish khathu!!!
vkn: First time to try FTM. It is not Mac friendly I think RCS is going
daviss: Hopefully I can get there next year..This will be the ground breaking Yes, i saw that vkn. good for him I did a map quest for the driving distance from here to St Louie. It is still a long way...19 hr drive
vkn: AfriGeneas is providing 2 scholarships
daviss: thats wonderful vkn....have they been notified yet?
vkn: I think so but not sure. We only provide the ducats
khathu: alright ladies, have a fantastic evening
daviss: I was thinking that since Mo was in the middle It would not be so far but dang that would be too far to drive
vkn: that is a distance 'sides you got a reunion lol
daviss: lol that was my thinking about next year
daviss: I knew i could not make it this year. Two funerals and three or four road trips was too much money
vkn: Did you go to ProQuest yet
daviss: not yet vkn, I will more than likely go later on tonight
vkn: okies will chat 2morry daviss
daviss: I was glued to the Zimmerman trial today
vkn: glum oops selma
Selma: Evening folks..yep I am still awake
daviss: lol hi Selma almost 10 pm Selma lol
Selma: I know daviss...so late for me.. LOL
vkn: soooooooo late
Selma: Company stopped by.. LOL
daviss: ohhhh no wonder
vkn: its a wonder bye y'all
Selma: I come to the Tuesday night chat MOST of the time..and stay up for Bernice's show
daviss: bye vkn
Selma: When I have stopped into Sat night chat..it has been empty
daviss: yes it has been. I think its that time of year when the games are on and the summer blahs
Selma: Is Khathu going to MAAGI
daviss: He did not say. i meant to ask
Selma: Well I will let you leave daviss.. LOL
daviss: lol well thank ya mam
Selma: Good night
JenJen: Tried to catch y'all! Miss y'all!