A Family Conversation: Ron Brown and LadyG Discuss the Cool Uncle’s Story

 

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Cool Uncle aka Daddy (Sembach Airbase 1965)

“A Family Conversation” is a storytelling audio series that features weekly discussions between blogging cousins LadyG and Ron Brown on current events and featured blog posts.

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“My uncle was as cool as a ’65 Thunderbird!”

-Ron Brown

Yep, that’s precisely how Ron describes my Daddy’s vibe from his younger days as a MP in the United States Air Force.

Folks said he was as cool as a cucumber…

A tall drink of water…

A pretty redbone…

Clearly, LadyG loves a good cliché

LOL!

All that aside, Ron’s cool uncle tells some awesome tales from his post-military days working on the railroad in the late 1960’s through the late 1990’s.

And so…

We invite you to join us in today’s sessions as we talk about Ron’s cool uncle (my Dad) RailroadConductor67’s post, “Santa’s Helper.”

As usual, Ron and I often found ourselves sidetracked!

Our conversation quickly galloped from Lysol to Clorox to wild game to storytelling where it crashed, head on, into Rickie Lee Jones.

But it gets better considering the fact that Rickie Lee wasn’t supposed to be a part of the dialogue.

AT.

ALL!

(Warning, a shift from first to third person is coming up so that I may distance myself from “LadyG”)

Yeah, so, you see, it all started when LadyG went on this tangent about Tommy Lee Jones, whom she thought was named Rickie Lee Jones.

Just so you know, Rickie, the female singer, should NEVER be confused with Tommy, the male actor.

They aren’t even kinda the same.

But of course, LadyG cannot be bothered with “facts.”

And, if you stick around to listen to the part 2 audio in this post, you will hear this for yourself.

Anyway…

Remember, you can find my Daddy, Ron’s cool uncle, here under category:  “True Railroad Stories”

You can also find Ron Brown under category “Ron’s Time Tunnel” and at his blog “Time Tunnel” 

Audio does includes some adult language

Part 1 Run time: 30 minutes

Part 2 Run time: 25 minutes

 

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2016

Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall of a random family at Christmas?

I have!

I guess I’m just nosey like that.

Oh well…

Since I can’t be the fly, I’ve decided that YOU might as well be 😉

Please enjoy a few photos from Christmas eve and Christmas day with Lady G’s Family.

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Look at Mama on the Tree!
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Green tomatoes from Daddy’s Garden
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Mama’s still watching over Daddy
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Lady J snaps green beans
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Snapping done!
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Pinot Grigio for Lady G
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Sir R on NORAD’s website tracking Santa!
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Christmas Pasta 
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Christmas eve is winding down
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Sunlight is starting to slant
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More shadow than light
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Eve turns to night
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Santa? The evening star? Which is it?
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Lady J bakes cookies for Santa
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Lady G bakes cornbread for the dressing 🙂
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We all watch yet another version of “A Christmas Carol!”  Mr. Magoo!
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I can’t look! Frosty’s in jeopardy!
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Granddaddy (Daddy) falling asleep!
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Good night!
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Christmas morning breakfast casserole
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Cornbread dressing
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Macaroni and cheese
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Of course those are ham hocks!
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Sir R starts working on the turkey

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She’s as brown as I am!
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Santa brought Lady J’s favorite game!
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Sir R and Granddaddy (Daddy) assemble Lady J’s dollhouse
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All furnished and complete! A new home for her Little Pet Shop collection
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YAAASSSS!  Time to EAT!

 

Much love and light to you all!

Lady G 😘💋