[Ads-l] ADS-L Digest - 7 Jan 2018 to 8 Jan 2018 (#2018-9)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 10 05:03:01 UTC 2018


What does YLF stand for? I know what ILF stands for.

On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 11:12 PM, Dave Hause <dwhause at cablemo.net> wrote:

> So maybe a little room for a NAYLF?
> Dave Hause
> -----Original Message----- From: Shawnee Moon
> Sent: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 1:09 PM
> But no Native American in me.
> Warped Irish (like Sean Connery). My neé was Cavnar, I married, divorced,
> and since I was changing my name, I got rid of Cavnar because of the
> (cough) great admiration I had for my male genetic donor. Everybody with
> the last name Cavnar is related, (not that it’s common), one Irishman who
> moved to the states decided Cavanaugh was too long, and shortened it. All
> Cavnars have him as our common gggggg grandfather. (Correct number of
> greats unknown without getting a book out.)
> County Cavan in Ireland is from whence he came, a descendant of King of
> Ireland (with more greats than I care to type, hundreds if not a thousand
> years back.) So I’m a princess, ha! In biker leathers.
> The rest of me is a hash of Turkish, Polish, Ashkenazi Jew, Norwegian,
> Spanish, English and various spices.
> Moon was the surname I chose and legally adopted, from ‘lunatic’ (that
> hasn’t become obvious?) and I also happen to love that dusty satellite. I
> wasn’t going out and do great things and have my father’s name to bear. No.
> Now I just live around bears and don’t do much at all, great or otherwise.
> Shawnee Holiday Moon
> Female, 56, living in NW Wyoming
> ~Former long distance walker
> ~Cross country motorcyclist
> ~Attempts Mandolin, Mandriola and Ukulele
> ~Artist
> ~Author
> ~Mother of two
> ~Keeper of Insane Feline
> Mailed from the Moon 🌜
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