Tuesday, October 30, 2007

from rex's unpublished memoirs: october 30, 1982

My feeld trip to shilow

One day Miss Harvey came in and sed gess what class and we said what and she sed were goin on a feeld trip. We all said hooray! and then we sed wher. She sed were goin to shilow where they fot a battul in the sivul war and I sed that’s weerd because my uncle sed thats wher they fot a battul in linkons illegul war of northurn agreshun and sally huchinson sed that must be a scary place then if they fot 2 wars ther and I dont want to go but Miss harvey sed it was only the one war and that my uncle just had a different name for it and I sed my uncle has different names for everything like his x wife and the joos and his hous was called a compownd and it had rebel flags all over it so maybe he fot in one of thos wars. I asked miss Harvey if she wanted him to com with us and tell us how it reely was and she said no reel fast. So then the next week we went to shilow on the bus and wen we got ther ther was peeple wering sivul war costumes and walkin arownd with guns and horses and beerds. Miss Harvey told us to talk to the peeple and we said hello who are you. This man in a raggity uniform and no shues sed im a confederet soldyer and this is the tipicul uniform of my rejimint. Ther was another man in a blue uniform and he sed im a yankey and I fot for the unyon and we sed wats that and he sed america and we sed were from america too and jimmy white kicked the man in the raggity uniform and we sed USA USA! until miss Harvey made us stop. Then we saw this man with a cart and he sed im a sutler and I sold stuf to soldyers and we sed that man needs shues but hes fiting america so don’t give him any. Then we saw a black famuly and mikey burton sed are yall spose to be slaves and they sed no were on vacashun you rednek basturds and then they walkd away. Then we saw another soldyer in a ragity uniform but he lookt funny becaws he it lookt like he had 2 softbals or oranjes in his pants and we laffed and sed whats that. He sed he had a funnyreel dizees and we sed like the chiken poks and he sed no. he sed funnyreel dizeesus wer rampunt in the sivul war and many of the soldyers cot funnyreel dizeesus like sillyfuss from a horse and sally huchinson sed oh no I have a horse and the soldyer with the funny pants sed no I sed hors like they cot it from a hor and I sed oh no thats what my uncle calls his x wife and then Miss Harvey sed yall get away from him hes not part of the ture.


Anonymous Mack said...

Odd. I was just reading Uncle Remus with my daughter over the weekend, and we struggled with the writing style.

Please stop it.

8:49 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You may not post as often as you once did but you are as funny as you have ever been. Thanks

11:14 PM  
Blogger Newscoma said...

Rex, you ain't right.
It's why I like you.

6:35 AM  
Blogger Juan Horsetown said...

Never stop blogging again.

I have a feeling you have a new subject to blog about, and you haven't even scratched the surface of it.

8:18 PM  
Blogger Vol Abroad said...

we begged and begged to go to Shiloh when we were in school, but no teacher was brave enough to take us.

and now I see why

6:24 AM  
Blogger Vol Abroad said...

oh ...and congratulations -

6:25 AM  
Blogger Rex L. Camino said...

Thanks, VA.

10:38 AM  
Anonymous Sanjay said...

He is very great man his all perfromace is very stagger.

2:14 AM  
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A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour..............................................

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