Wednesday, May 20, 2009

false alarm, originally uploaded by ujima.

May 20 This date in 1787 recalls the Rankin House, a pivotal point of shelter for many Black slaves escaping bondage before emancipation.Rankin house was one of the most important entry points on the Underground Railroad. High on a bluff above the Ohio River, the beacon from there lit the night and the darkness of slave state Kentucky across the river.

Sat in the waiting room @ Chestnut Hill Hospital while they gave Mom an MRI and an exray. She said a loud exploding noise in her head woke her this morning! She had fallen2 days ago and had a bruise and pain on her side. After 4 1/2 hours, they released her saying she was OK.

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