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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2015 12:32    Post subject: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

Getting ourselves organized for the Tucson gem and Mineral Show! We are putting in 3 large displays this year. Exciting!
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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2015 12:34    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2015 12:39    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

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Update: this was last week at the Doctor's office. I am done with that whole breast cancer issue, totally on the mend and feeling wonderful. I lost my lovely long hair but am pretty cool with it short. So Tucson, here I come! ( just in time for the Westward Look show! )
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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2015 12:54    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

Hi Gail, you look great. Looking forward to seeing you and of course everyone at Tucson itself..... Alan
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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2015 13:17    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

Hi Gail,

Pleased to know you are OK. Looking forward the 2015 Tucson show's report of FMF most famous reporter. Have fun.

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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2015 13:52    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

Hi Gail,
If I may say this: you look great! Have fun at the show (not for me this year again, but 2016 maybe!). Enjoy!

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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2015 13:58    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

Dear Gail,

You look wonderful. We look forward to seeing you in Tucson.

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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2015 14:22    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

Wonderful news Gail! Wishing you all the best. Regards.
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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2015 15:14    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

Gail,

Glad to hear you are feeling wonderful. We look forward to seeing you, Jim, and your displays next month.

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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2015 21:48    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

Wow, who is that good looking chick with the cool hair?
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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2015 22:04    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

Awwww John, I bet you say that to all the girls!
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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2015 21:04    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

Jim and I are busy packing the last of the displays and sending off to Tucson for the Main show. What fun, what work! Three large cases, two are just going to be different, and one is of our Western European minerals, all countries represented as per the TGMS folk's map.
Thank goodness for Elaine, who has been promoted to our collection's manager, she has been a great help again. Come say hi to her, she will be with us starting this Saturday. Her wonderful husband, Robby, is coming also.
We are excited to go, it's just such a great time.
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PostPosted: Feb 05, 2015 20:20    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

Left at 4:30 this morning and arriving in about 1/2 hour for 14 hours of great conversation between me and Jim. An adventurous day indeed! But we are here, in sunny Arizona!


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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2015 10:09    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

8:05 a.m. And just up after a much needed night of rest. We arrived and, with the help of our son Tom, unpacked our bags and then went up to the Gold Room for dinner. I think it was the superior gin and tonic that made my decision to go to sleep quite easy. Here is the first of Friday, February 6!


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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2015 11:33    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

Looks great there! Hope to make it to Tucson next year. Up to my armpits in work this year, drat!
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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2015 12:14    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

WELCOME TO ARIZONA!!!!!! I'll be back down for the 5th time tomrrow! :)
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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2015 12:35    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

Traditional "Cathy" picture. Gold Room, Westward Look.


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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2015 01:52    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

What a day! We talked to just about everyone, caught up on what was going on around the world. Fabulous! During the middle of the day we packed up our whole room, that we packed last night, and moved. We ended up in our old room again, where we stay year after year. But moving is a pain!


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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2015 01:55    Post subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.  

On the drive to Tucson we saw some great uplifted mountains.


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