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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 09:50    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 10:04    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 10:12    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 10:18    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 10:32    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 10:42    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 11:01    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

...Mindat's ten dollar or less case. Thanks to Jessica Siminoff and Jolyon Ralph for taking the time to find these during the show.

By the way, at home it takes me one minute and twenty two seconds for each photo to load. So bear with me as I slowly add them.



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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 11:04    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 11:21    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 11:28    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 11:37    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 18:11    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Just got back from seeing a movie with our youngest daughter, and lunch with both our daughters, so it was nice to get out with the sunny and very warm weather. After quite a day of stepping out I am now ready to put some photos on this thread again.


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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 18:20    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

...Diana and Dan Weinrich's case.


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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 18:27    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 18:35    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 18:43    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 18:51    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

So, we were all getting a little tired and decided to have some fun, just to liven things up.....


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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 19:10    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 19:22    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 19:31    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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