Census commentary

This was taken from the August 11, 2010 newsletter, the RootsWeb Review (Vol. 13, No. 8), and it gave me the giggles:

This was written in the margin of the 1803 Census for Oglethorpe County Georgia, Capt Parmenas English District.

“Fishing Creek Academites part morallised the rest get drunk run in debt can’t pay go to jail breakout and run away.”
Thanks to Terry Robertson

obviously, this census taker felt the need to engage in some social commentary, sans punctuation.

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Montreal – Quartier des Spectacles 7/17/10

I went to visit my darling brother in Montreal a few weekends ago, and I’m going to be posting a few pictures from it over the next few weeks. Here’s the first few from the Quartier des Spectacles, and nearby.

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Is it really July?

Have I really not posted in two months?  Boy, am I going to hear about that this weekend! On the up side, I completely changed my look, and added a badge all on my very lonesome, so I should get credit for that!

Let me know what you think of the Chateau’s new look, I’m having fun with the header, that’s for sure!

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It’s been a while since I’ve done this

So have some patience with me.  I figured that I’d try out my new batch photo editing software, so you’ll have to let me know how you like the watermarks.  In the meantime, I squeezed in a shoot at Union Hill Cemetery in Georgetown, TX, at the beginning of March when all the wildflowers were just coming up. These are just the flowers and the prettiest parts of the plots. I’ll add the tombstones later. Please let me know what you think!

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Pardon me while I Gleek out

New Glee sneak peek!!!!!  Best line? “We’re glitterati; I feel like Lady Gaga!” See it here…

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Happy Valentine’s to me!

I thought y’all would enjoy this.  I’d like to point out that the person that gave me the phalaenopsis was so confident in my ability to kill an orchid that they gave it to me in a reusable container! 😀

Happy Valentine’s Day!!!

Update – and then I came home to these, which I was slow to get a picture up for…

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Funny post that you need to see

Did you ever read the email story about the kid, the Chapstick and the cat? You know the one if you’ve seen it, in one of its five million iterations on the web.  I get it regularly as I struggle with my ongoing addiction to lip balm,

I  can quit anytime

Lip balm at hand

as my friends think its funny to torture me.  Well, one day I looked up the story to send to a friend, and was delighted to find that the original woman who wrote the story (as a submission to a Suave promotion) lives here in Austin, and blogs (on WordPress) as txmomof3. I started following her (of course!), and ran across this hilarious video of her appearances (or rather, lack of appearances) on Ellen.  She warns you that the video is a tad lengthy, but it is worth it.

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