That inspired my Aunt Suzie to get out Grandma's old coat and to send the rest of us Jernigan ladies a message:
You have been deemed worthy of membership in the prestigious society of the Sisterhood of Grandma's Traveling Coat, also known as The RedCoat Society. The sacred red coat will soon be in your city, and the only requirement for membership in the prestigious society of the Sisterhood of Grandma's Traveling Coat is that you have your picture made wearing said coat in the required pose of left arm extended in a friendly greeting. Next, you must e-mail said photo to this address to be published on the Sisterhood's blog. Enclosed is a photo of the founding mother of the Sisterhood and its charter members.Since then the coat has been traveling around, all over Florida and most recently up to Kentucky, and we have all taken our turns and raised our left hands in allegiance to the Sisterhood:
Go to Suzie's blog to see the full-size pictures. Long live the Sisterhood!