Fw: The Str8 Stuff on James HarmAn

c. n. cnevitt@hotmail.com
Wed Sep 8 18:17:55 EDT 2004

>From: Chefoblues@aol.com
>In a message dated 9/3/2004 1:41:44 PM Central Standard Time,
>deblubin@msn.com writes:
>First,  please note the spelling:  it's HarmAn, it's Dutch.. it was Van
>Harmaan  until
> > the guy at the gate told my grandfather his new name was  Harman.
> > HarmOn is French, far more common, thank you. A word to the  wise is
> > sufficient, they tell me. Thank you for your interest, please  tell
>you told your
> > new story, knowing the details you now  know.
> > Thank you,
> > James"
>To James,
>Thats a bit odd to me because my last name is Harnar, supposedly of Dutch
>extraction, our family name history is similar to yours and the name was
>possibly changed when it was transcribed by the immigration folks.  My
>dad's name
>is James as well.  I also have battled a weight problem all  my life, my
>brother and sister are both diabetic...maybe that's why i was so  much in
>awe of
>your performance the time i saw you in Memphis.  You kinda  reminded me of
>me; only you have talent.  My dad was very musical and  we came up with
>harmonicas, trumpets, guitars, violins, mandolins, etc.,  around the house.
>  Seems a
>bit weird (pronounced veird) to me.

Only if they steal your collection of vintage (some signed by The Galloping
Gourmet, fer christ' sake)
souped-up Minute Rice recipes and/or clean out your grease trap w/out being
asked or paid. Now, THAT would be veird.  ;)   chuck

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