Monday, December 24, 2012
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
funeral ran long,... Had him in the ground but folks just kept on
He videotaped me on his phone when I was playing washboard and offered
to email me the video. Now I am on a priest's mailing list...
cabin. This plantation had 70 cabins stretching over two miles down
These cabins were occupied until the 70's with plantation workers who
were descendants of slave labourers.
Posted by Hoto at 12/04/2012 03:17:00 PM
Louisiana. The white antebellum style plantation homes you often
picture were owned by whites (defined as those with no more than
1/64th African heritage). Creoles of mixed European, West African and
Indian blood would paint their plantations in bright colours to
Posted by Hoto at 12/04/2012 03:15:00 PM
off Basin Street. Multiple family members are added as they pass
away, with the minimum "year and a day" rule, after which the tomb can
be opened for the next member to add. The entombed will be reduced to
dust in about a year in the intense heat. You have to be Catholic to
be buried in a cemetary in New Orleans...
Posted by Hoto at 12/04/2012 02:57:00 PM