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DemBones DemBones Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 10:14 PM
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48. That did give me a clue! How long is she?

I have crewed on larger boats but we never had one.
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  -For the frail little grandmother sitting in her hut in Africa... kentuck  Mar-09-08 08:52 PM   #0 
  - I regrettably didn't bookmark the photo of her posted last week.  stellanoir   Mar-09-08 08:57 PM   #1 
  - Heres a few  DJ13   Mar-09-08 09:00 PM   #3 
     - I can see the family resemblance. Neat pictures, thanks!  Olney Blue   Mar-09-08 09:37 PM   #18 
     - I think she is his step-grandmother, second wife of his  DemBones DemBones   Mar-09-08 09:40 PM   #21 
        - Sorry. I didn't know that. But you have to admit.....  Olney Blue   Mar-09-08 09:52 PM   #28 
        - Third wife  tammywammy   Mar-09-08 10:09 PM   #40 
     - What makes her noble? nt  mycritters2   Mar-09-08 10:16 PM   #51 
     - what makes her noble? her dignity.  roguevalley   Mar-09-08 10:24 PM   #61 
        - How is she more dignified than anyone else? Seriously, I don't get this.  mycritters2   Mar-09-08 10:34 PM   #66 
           - I don't understand your position. I look at older people and see a  roguevalley   Mar-10-08 01:11 PM   #102 
     - How Sweet! And mindblowing  zidzi   Mar-09-08 10:52 PM   #80 
  - Hut?  rug   Mar-09-08 09:00 PM   #2 
  - If I had a mansion in Chicago I guarantee, my granny  sjdnb   Mar-09-08 09:08 PM   #5 
  - Maybe She Doesn't Want to Come "Here." n/t  OhioChick   Mar-09-08 09:15 PM   #7 
  - Then build the house there ...  sjdnb   Mar-09-08 09:21 PM   #9 
     - You are a piece of work,  spokane   Mar-09-08 10:21 PM   #58 
     - OK, if that's what you need to tell yourself?  sjdnb   Mar-09-08 10:54 PM   #83 
     - And if she doesn't want it?  proud2Blib   Mar-09-08 10:56 PM   #86 
  - It's not a hut - it's a house - can't find the pic of it, but it's not a hut (nt)  stahbrett   Mar-09-08 09:29 PM   #14 
  - You can't have it both ways ... the OP's SL reads  sjdnb   Mar-09-08 09:36 PM   #17 
  - That seems to be a very narrow view of what "conditions" are acceptable.  blonndee   Mar-09-08 09:40 PM   #20 
  - The miracle of video  sjdnb   Mar-09-08 09:48 PM   #25 
  - Thanks for the video link!  blonndee   Mar-09-08 10:00 PM   #30 
     - Guess you missed the  sjdnb   Mar-09-08 10:11 PM   #42 
        - LOL! Too funny.  blonndee   Mar-09-08 10:12 PM   #44 
           - Given the thread above, this whole Kenyan connection thing is becoming  sjdnb   Mar-09-08 10:18 PM   #54 
              - Red herring. Not gonna bite. Sorry! :)  blonndee   Mar-09-08 10:20 PM   #57 
                 - Just the facts ... the OPs whole premise was lame  sjdnb   Mar-09-08 10:22 PM   #60 
                    - The OP's premise was not about you or I or Hillary or Obama...  kentuck   Mar-09-08 10:30 PM   #63 
                       - Well, I feel for Obama's mom ... the one who actually raised  sjdnb   Mar-09-08 10:49 PM   #77 
                          - Yes, it's odd how she's less important than the Kenyan step-grandmother,  DemBones DemBones   Mar-11-08 12:43 PM   #112 
  - The OP says so. She's a frail "little" woman living in a hut.  mycritters2   Mar-09-08 10:11 PM   #43 
     - Well, the OP made a mistake, because it's DEFINITELY not a hut.  blonndee   Mar-09-08 10:13 PM   #47 
  - I think "hut" was a rhetorical flourish, a mistaken attempt to ennoble  Benhurst   Mar-09-08 09:44 PM   #23 
  - Poetic post. Benhurst, you are a wordsmith. nt  Cant trust em   Mar-10-08 12:37 AM   #97 
  - Based on the video you provided, the living conditions are fine  Cant trust em   Mar-10-08 12:42 AM   #98 
  - Obama himself called it a "tiny hut" (nt)  Nine   Mar-09-08 10:18 PM   #53 
     - Wonder why he would portray his relatives as living in a hut.  mycritters2   Mar-09-08 10:36 PM   #68 
     - my guess...  Nine   Mar-09-08 11:14 PM   #93 
        - I think so, too. I also think it's dishonest. nt  mycritters2   Mar-09-08 11:16 PM   #94 
     - Here's what I think of when I think of a hut  stahbrett   Mar-09-08 10:43 PM   #73 
        - Tell Obama, not me. "Tiny hut" was his exact phrase.  Nine   Mar-09-08 11:11 PM   #91 
           - Why would he use such language?  mycritters2   Mar-09-08 11:12 PM   #92 
           - It looks like she upgraded since he visited her  stahbrett   Mar-10-08 08:02 AM   #99 
  - I have so many friends that live in America  goclark   Mar-09-08 10:36 PM   #69 
  - Maybe she likes her hut.  thecatburgler   Mar-09-08 11:11 PM   #90 
  - Huts aren't so bad.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 09:36 PM   #16 
  - If this woman is "PROUD" and speaks highly of America, she must not be related to Michelle Obama.  CyberPieHole   Mar-09-08 09:05 PM   #4 
  - It's not been most of my adult life  shraby   Mar-09-08 09:13 PM   #6 
  - Thanks for pissing on what was otherwise a very nice thread.  EmperorHasNoClothes   Mar-09-08 09:19 PM   #8 
  - very very classy  grantcart   Mar-09-08 09:24 PM   #11 
  - I don't think she's even related to Barack Obama,  DemBones DemBones   Mar-09-08 10:00 PM   #29 
     - She's the woman that essentially raised Obama Sr  tammywammy   Mar-09-08 10:15 PM   #49 
        - So his biological grandmother died young, I guess.  DemBones DemBones   Mar-09-08 10:17 PM   #52 
           - I don't know if she died young  tammywammy   Mar-09-08 10:20 PM   #56 
  - she has no running water? What the hell?  Evergreen Emerald   Mar-09-08 09:22 PM   #10 
  - I have no running water and couldn't be happier.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 09:39 PM   #19 
  - Living on a boat, right? nt  DemBones DemBones   Mar-09-08 09:45 PM   #24 
  - Right. I hope you are not mocking me. I'm pretty sensitive. nt.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 09:51 PM   #27 
     - What kind? I've always thought a houseboat would be neat.  Benhurst   Mar-09-08 10:00 PM   #31 
     - Like in the Travis McGee books? nt  DemBones DemBones   Mar-09-08 10:03 PM   #33 
     - Exactly!  Benhurst   Mar-09-08 10:04 PM   #35 
        - The famous "Busted Flush" -- Mr.Bones is reading  DemBones DemBones   Mar-09-08 10:12 PM   #45 
     - I live on a sailboat - see Avatar.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 10:04 PM   #34 
        - You've given me food for thought. I own my house.  Benhurst   Mar-09-08 10:05 PM   #36 
        - Good for you.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 10:10 PM   #41 
        - That did give me a clue! How long is she?  DemBones DemBones   Mar-09-08 10:14 PM   #48 
           - 43 foot.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 10:46 PM   #74 
     - Why would I mock you for living on a boat?  DemBones DemBones   Mar-09-08 10:02 PM   #32 
        - Sorry, over-reacted.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 10:06 PM   #37 
           - Weird, why would anyone object? It is your life, after all.  DemBones DemBones   Mar-09-08 10:15 PM   #50 
           - All the power to you  Mabus   Mar-09-08 10:22 PM   #59 
           - Everyone should live without power or running water or phone for a time.  uppityperson   Mar-09-08 10:47 PM   #76 
  - Choosing to live without, another American privilege. nt  mycritters2   Mar-09-08 10:13 PM   #46 
     - You are so right and I hadn't thought of it that way.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 10:50 PM   #78 
        - You hadn't thought of it that way?  mycritters2   Mar-09-08 10:53 PM   #82 
           - Again, you made me think.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 11:51 PM   #95 
  - It would seem that she would appreciate it  DemBones DemBones   Mar-09-08 09:43 PM   #22 
  - That brought tears to my eyes. Thanks for posting. K & R nt  Quixote1818   Mar-09-08 09:25 PM   #12 
  - Awww, so nice.  babylonsister   Mar-09-08 09:29 PM   #13 
  - What a beautiful little story.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 09:34 PM   #15 
  - How sweet, thanks for sharing.  Georgie_92   Mar-09-08 09:49 PM   #26 
  - Neat video here:  blonndee   Mar-09-08 10:08 PM   #38 
  - The entire world is cheering for Obama now.  David Zephyr   Mar-09-08 10:08 PM   #39 
  - Why do you people keep making me cry? And to all the lovely Hillary supporters who  K Gardner   Mar-09-08 10:19 PM   #55 
  - It's ok. Thousands of people are seeing that behavior and letting it reflect  Catherina   Mar-09-08 10:27 PM   #62 
     - Sorry if facts, history, and logic don't make for  sjdnb   Mar-09-08 10:33 PM   #65 
        - And your fantasy has what to do with the price of tea in China?  Catherina   Mar-09-08 10:47 PM   #75 
           - Reading for you  sjdnb   Mar-09-08 10:50 PM   #79 
              - After fame and fortune?  Catherina   Mar-09-08 10:54 PM   #84 
                 - Guess you've not been poor enough to know how  sjdnb   Mar-09-08 10:56 PM   #85 
                    - Please don't assume  Catherina   Mar-10-08 08:04 PM   #110 
  - For those that missed your intention  spokane   Mar-09-08 10:33 PM   #64 
  - See post #63  kentuck   Mar-09-08 10:40 PM   #71 
     - Ok! thanks for explaining, much appreciated n/t  spokane   Mar-10-08 12:00 AM   #96 
  - That's Awesome, Ain't It?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-09-08 10:35 PM   #67 
  - My ancestors were Scottish and German peasant farmers.  mycritters2   Mar-09-08 10:39 PM   #70 
     - What Are You Fucking Talking About?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-09-08 10:42 PM   #72 
        - People who live in huts are awesome.  mycritters2   Mar-09-08 10:52 PM   #81 
           - If That's What You Got Out Of The OP, Then I Truly Feel For You.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-09-08 11:04 PM   #88 
           - Just can't let them have anything, can you?  NorthernSpy   Mar-10-08 01:30 PM   #103 
  - Very poetic.  yellerpup   Mar-09-08 11:00 PM   #87 
  - Sweet post...love ya! n/t  here_is_to_hope   Mar-09-08 11:09 PM   #89 
  - Maybe he offered to help but she said no  galaxy21   Mar-10-08 08:24 AM   #100 
  - .  Hav   Mar-10-08 08:25 AM   #101 
  - What about the grandmother who put him through private school and college?  OzarkDem   Mar-10-08 01:35 PM   #104 
  - Does she live in a hut?  mycritters2   Mar-10-08 06:39 PM   #106 
     - ...  Blue State Native   Mar-10-08 08:12 PM   #111 
  - I'm so sick about hearing about his african grandmother already  newfie4   Mar-10-08 01:38 PM   #105 
  - Then maybe you should not have clicked on this post.  NOLALady   Mar-10-08 07:52 PM   #108 
  - A Big K&R, ! I'm old enough to remember.......  KoKo01   Mar-10-08 07:14 PM   #107 
  - Lovely Post!  NOLALady   Mar-10-08 07:53 PM   #109 
 

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