Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Cuban Hurricane



Today we feature another picture sent in by Rafael. The picture shows some of the devastation from the 1926  Hurricane in Cuba. I do not read Spanish, and so am not sure what the sign on the building says.

Wow, we had a definite lack of comments yesterday compared to normal days. Is it that people do not like Cuba, or don't like to see people baptized in the river. I think Cuba is pretty cool because I am looking forward to the day that Cuban cigars are once again legal in this country. Secondly, I think it is pretty cool when a guy that was a criminal turns his life around and brings revival to the very park where he used to party. But that's just me.

12 comments:

  1. The sign appears to mark the offices of the mayor ("Alcalde") followed by his name, Jose M De La Cuesta.

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  2. I am enjoying the photos from Cuba, especially yesterday's of the 1st Communion class as I coordinate our CCD program in my parish. And, I did like the video of the baptism in the South Concho River. I was truly amazed at his faith and sincerity.

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  3. I wanted to click on the baptism, but then I saw that it was 11 minutes long. My computer can't handle a video that long. It just keeps stopping.

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  4. GOOD MORNING TO ALL

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  5. I watched the baptism yesterday and was blessed. Thank you. I did love the 1st Communion photo and I am looking forward to learning about Cuba this week. All my life Cuba has been off limits and Hollywood makes the old days look exciting and dangerous and the new (since '59) look sad and hard. I am readyto see a rel persons view. Good week to you all. lam

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  6. I tried to watch the video, but it was taking too long with long stops. Very cool though.

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  7. I started to watch the video, but got a REALLY bad case of the whim-whams. Some one broke into my home many years ago and tried to kill me by pressing my face into a pillow. Watching folks being held under water was a bit more than I could handle.

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  8. I wasn't able to get into the baptismal video because my work blocks U-Tube, probably for good reason, i wouldn't get anything done. Just joking. Good thing they don't block OPD. Like John said yesterday I was baptized in the big hidden tub in the sanctuary of my church. There is another reason for the indoor baptisimal, It's just too cold in New England most of the time and the rivers stay very cold even in the summer. As far as I can remember, the church was the foundation for my love of history. Avon Baptist, MA. built in 1780. Have a nice day all.

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  9. Lady Anne,
    That must of been devistating for you. What a horrible experience. As far as baptisimal, your not really held under the water, more like your supported so as not to hit the river bed bottom or maybe just float away. Being a tub guy, I'm not sure but those are my thoughts.

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  10. Youtube not allowed at office and I read blogs only at office :)
    Anyways I will try it at home today. Today's pic is just awesome. Reminds me of old days.

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  11. I'm catching up on ALL ya been postin' since 2007...LOL
    Came across yer blog yesterday while searching for historical photos of Native Americans on public domain...ya got me hooked!

    Mighty glad to have run into ya, and yer famdamalee, on the cyber-trail, Pard.

    Read about the baptism on yer daughters blog. All of heaven was surely a'blaze with joy...earthly folks can be slow to heat up :))

    Hope yer doin' better than ya deserve..ever-day!

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  12. You're looking forward to the cigars, I'm looking forward to the old cars. They haven't changed since the 50's.

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