SOME WHERE OUT THERE ARE PEOPLE JUST LIKE US--AFROGEEKS: BLACK PEOPLE WHO LOVE BUFFY AND STARS WARS, WHO HAVE THEIR OWN FOLDER AT THE COMIC BOOK SHOP, WHO THOUGHT LIVING COLOUR (THE BAND, NOT THE SHOW) WAS THE BOMB, WHO ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW WHERE THE BLACK ELVES WERE IN D&D. AND NOW WE HAVE KIDS.
from Afrogeek Princess, aka Cate
I love staying here long. I played princesses with my cousin Morgan. I've been a sneaky rascal in Mimi's room. And I hate the smell of crawfish.
In other Louisiana news, Frances got her ears pierced. This is her before:
And this her after:
The ear piercing went off without a hitch. No drama at all. My mother says it's because she was completely in charge and laid down the law. She said I'm too emotional and that Frances takes her cues from me. No one was allowed to be emotional. We went to the store, Frances sat in the chair, the slightest inkling of a tear appeared in her eye, my mother said that we weren't having any of that, and we didn't. So now we have piereced ears. I totally deny the too emotional charge, by the way.
We've eaten a lot of food, but most of it is food at home, which is so specific to my childhood and so filled with nostalgia that it loses a lot in translation. But trust me, there's a lot of food being consumed.
We have been traveling across the country to see our relitives. It's going to be sooooo fun in Louisiana. We are staying for two weeks. Oh I almost for got about a party we went to today. I had my first crawfish! Well I acually had three, but my dad ate my fourth one. At that same party I got my face painted to look like a dalmation with it's tounge sticking out. After that we went to my grandmather's house(we call her MeMe). Tomorrow or some other day this week I'll get my ears pirced with MeMe. On our way out of Louisiana we will go the Audubon Zoo. We have a song about that in the car. This is going to be the best trip to Louisiana ever!