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Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...
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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 13:07    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 13:13    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 13:20    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 13:25    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 18:14    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 18:20    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 18:28    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

...Some of these may be repeats of cases, but with a different camera.


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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 18:32    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 18:40    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Okay, I am pretty much done! I have some photos of the Ed Swoboda slide show from his presentation. I might add those in soon, just for reference. But am taking a break before doing so. Each photo, depending on the time of day, was about 45 seconds to a minute or more to load. So this was a report done with love, shall we say?
I am impressed with the people whom we see year in and year out, as well as new friends we seem to make each time we go to Tucson.
What an honor to co host with Jordi, that evening was delightful. Honoring the outgoing curators as well as the incoming was priceless. The smiles, the handshakes and hugs, well....all I can say is that you are all wonderful.

I will be doing the Houston show report in a few weeks, so look for that. We are also attending Munich this year, so I wonder if I will have MORE than 31 pages for that! Ha!

Best regards to Bill Smith, may this report give you hours of entertainment, we are thinking of you!
Special hugs to Jordi and my dear, patient, husband...Jim.
It was quite a time!!!
Gail Spann

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PostPosted: Mar 12, 2012 01:45    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Gail,
thank you for all this photos - especially for great specimens and exhibitions!
I hope that you will be also active photographer at Morocco Conference :-)
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PostPosted: Mar 12, 2012 07:40    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

I will take many photos there as well. I look forward to it!
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PostPosted: Mar 12, 2012 09:50    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Gail wrote:
I will take many photos there as well. I look forward to it!

A good idea :-)

I just fantasized how cool it would be to find this complete scenario under the Christmas Tree once: http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/files/dscn1562_958.jpg ;-)
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PostPosted: Mar 12, 2012 11:06    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Gail wrote:

...Okay, I am pretty much done!


Gail, you and Jim are a gift, and not a gift for me but a gift for all the mineralogical comunity.

Again,

Thank you!
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PostPosted: Mar 13, 2012 08:46    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Hi Gail,

It is a pleasure to write this... Thank you! Sincerely. Honestly. Enthuiastically... Thank you! Like so many quietly lurking, I've very much enjoyed your posts. The depth of photographic coverage is superlative-heavy-very-cool and 100%, eagerly, I await each new opportunity to share in your show experience! Your''s is a wonderful and welcome sharing and truly, all of us in the hobby are better for it!

I hope this finds you well. All the very best to you and Jim.

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PostPosted: Mar 17, 2012 14:06    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Thank you so much for the wonderful report, Gail! We all appreciate the immense amount of time you've spent posting pictures and adding comments. Your report is the closest thing to experiencing Tucson in person. Luckily I was able to make the show this year, but I followed your reports closely for the last two years to keep up with the action. Keep up the great work!
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PostPosted: Mar 17, 2012 15:51    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Phillip, I have a photo of you I meant to add, will see if I can find it. And I am trying to find a photo of Rob Lavinsky and Adam Katz too.
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PostPosted: Mar 17, 2012 17:20    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

I just have to throw my thanks in as well. Your report from Tucson 2010 is what made me finally decide to haul the family out there last year - sad we missed this year! It is always a joy to see your reports and I always CRAVE more! Thanks again!

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PostPosted: Mar 18, 2012 00:13    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Gail, I noticed you already posted a pic of me [red shirt, goofy smile :) ] on page 24 about a third of the way down.
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PostPosted: Mar 18, 2012 01:08    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Oh good, guess I should name you huh? I can't remember what I put on that far back! Thanks Philip.
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PostPosted: Mar 18, 2012 21:56    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

You're welcome. I know it's always helpful to put a name with a face.
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