Wednesday, September 7, 2016

SCGS Jamboree 2011 Genea-Fun Part 3 -- Post 429 for (Not So) Wordless Wednesday

I'm posting old (and sometimes new) family photographs from my collection on Wednesdays, but they won't be wordless posts like others do - I am incapable of having a wordless post.

At the 2011 SCGS Jamboree in Burbank, there were a lot of geneabloggers and we had a ton of fun.  It's been great fun scrolling through my photos of this three-day event and laughing and remembering everything we experienced.   

On Friday night, I took photos of geneabloggers at the Ice Cream social which had a Hawaiian theme.  This event was sponsored by, who provided the leis, and was a really fun time getting to know my geneablogging colleagues and the staff.  

1)  Here are CeCe Moore, Diana Ritchie, Caroline Pointer and Tonia Kendrick enjoying dessert:

2)  From left:  George G. Morgan (seated), Amy Coffin (seated), A.C. Ivory (seated), Cheryl Palmer (holding grass skirt), Sheri Fenley (in grass skirt holding another), ??? (standing on right), somebody's hand and camera:

3)  Somebody (Sheri?) gave me a grass skirt, which was too small for my waist, so I put it on my head.  Cheryl Palmer joined me.   I've wanted to be a blonde all my life.  Oh, Cheryl is holding Peter the Parrot pinata too:

4)  The above scene caused quite a stir in the room, and we had a number of geneabloggers taking photos of Cheryl, Peter and me.  The genea-parazzi are from left:  Caroline Pointer (seated, green lei), Sheri Fenley (seated, orange and green lei), Tonia Kendrick (seated, pink lei), Elyse Doerflinger (purple sweater, with camera), Diana Ritchie (red blouse, blue lei, with camera), Joan Miller (head back, camera in air), Charles (from, with spiffy hat), Elizabeth O'Neal ( Hawaiian dress, pink lei, smiling, holding camera), Kathryn Doyle (seated, front right, holding camera)::

5)  Linda and I were wearing our Geneaholic T-shirts at the party:

6)  Lisa Louise Cooke and her daughter, Vienna, are seated at the table with Linda in her blue shirt:

7)  Keeping with the Hawaiian theme of the ice cream social, Susan Kitchens and Donna Wendt (who lives in Hawaii) donned grass skirts and hula-danced (really well) to the music:

Whew.  That was FUN!!!  

More later - I have lots of pictures of geneabloggers gone wild!  Heh heh.

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1 comment:

Sheri Fenley said...

Who can forget Peter the Parrot pinata? I think the Marriott has never forgiven me for stringing the parrot up in the front courtyard and the many standing in line for a chance to whack at it. Ah, good times!