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Subject: Re: Genealogy is what this site is for
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 1998 07:21:47 -0500
While I am a CPA by profession, my initial degree was in history. History is
my first love; however, I needed to support a family. I already know that I am
come from a line of Terrell's who perhaps murdered King William Rufus and the
Prince of the Tower; was the mayor of Dublin; a member of the Wild Geese, and
a couple of Union and Conferate Generals; and had the best father a boy could
Tracing my roots is fun but not an obession. As long as is civil and not
offensive, I find no fault with little announcements. After all we are one big
family worldwide banded together to enjoy each others company, spread juicy
gossip about our ancestors, and to seek further light about those scoundrels
in our background we know nothing about.
If people take offense, so be it. But for me, when I find something I care not
to read, I am the fastest "delete" gunslinger in theTexas.
And to those of you who object to Janette's announcement, please to do not go
to "Black Sheep" else you will have a cardiac.
Here is a standing invitation: If you all ever come to San Antonio in August,
my Oak Hills Rotary has the best Shrimp Fest in the world - besides food,
there is an silent auction, and round the clock live music.
Also if any of you are Freemasons, and intend visit San Antonio, my Blue
Lodge, Albert Pike, Nr. 1169, has a Table Lodge once a year and the Jack Ball
Lecture. A couple of years back the Librarian from the Grand Lodge Lodge of
England gave an outstanding lecture.
Janette Scarborough wrote:
> In message <>, Paul & Kathryn
> Lucas <> writes
> >I dont believe that Jannette should put on this site asking for people to
> >buy tickets to a show. This site is for genealogy only.
> >Otherwise everyone will want to sell something if it is not stopped.
> Hi Kathryn
> I'm so sorry if I've committed the ultimate sin. As a newcomer to lists
> I wasn't sure what is and isn't permitted. I consider myself thoroughly
> wrapped over the knuckles and promise I won't do it again.
> Janette Scarboroug