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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 01:51    Post subject: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

Jim and I drove 16 hours to arrive last evening in Tucson. The weather is delightful and the stars were beautiful. We got things organized and planned for our first event, breakfast with Jordi.


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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 01:54    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 01:57    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

...It is fun to see the local vegetation.


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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 02:01    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 02:01    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

Glad you and Jim made it safely to Tucson, Gail.

Looking forward to your report.

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 02:04    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 02:06    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

Gail, thanks in advance for your annual XXL Tucson show report, I'm excited to see the hundreds of photos that will follow!
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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 02:07    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 02:08    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

Tobi wrote:
Gail, thanks in advance for your annual XXL Tucson show report, I'm excited to see the hundreds of photos that will follow!



Thank you TOBI. Did I see you out of the corner of my eye today???

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 02:10    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

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Glad you and Jim made it safely to Tucson, Gail.

Looking forward to your report.

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Don, hope you are keeping well? It's the magic time of year again.

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 02:12    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 02:29    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

Gail wrote:
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Gail, thanks in advance for your annual XXL Tucson show report, I'm excited to see the hundreds of photos that will follow!
Thank you TOBI. Did I see you out of the corner of my eye today???
Right at this moment I'm sitting here, drinking a cup of coffee and writing this - from my desk in the middle of Germany - so no, that was not me ;-)
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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 02:30    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 05:15    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

You are looking well Gail. Looking forward to following the fun...
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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 08:08    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

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You are looking well Gail. Looking forward to following the fun...


Thank you Steve! Hope all is well with you.

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 08:15    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 08:21    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 08:55    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 09:00    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2017 09:08    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun!  

I dedicate this show report to Danny Jones who is fighting the good fight and learning to walk again. Danny, wishing you great success and we miss you at the shows. Hugs.
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