Archive for April 24th, 2006

Today is Confederate Memorial Day.  Obviously, not a national holiday.  It is a Georgia State holiday.  The Georgia Capital is closed today.  Here is a history of the holiday – and I like this poem a lot. 

Welcome to the 21st century everyone. 

Did I ever tell y’all about the figurine liquor bottles that my dad owns?  One of them is Robert E. Lee on his horse, and if you take the General’s hat off – there is a cork attached to the hat and you can pour bourbon out of Lee’s head.  (I can’t find an example of the Robert E. Lee version – but here is a similar liquor bottle figurine – and here is a figurine of Lee, I’m not sure if this one is full of bourbon or not).   

My mom tries to keep the liquor bottle figurines hidden if possible.  I’m sure she is just trying to keep them safe. 

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