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Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...
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PostPosted: Feb 17, 2012 22:57    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Philip, it was truly a pleasure meeting up with you and having a bit of a chat.
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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 15:33    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

So, it was a good meeting and we enjoyed talking about MINDAT and all the programs. Jim and I were recently made managers on their team, both of us are very interested in helping with endowments for the continuation of MINDATS future.


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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 15:38    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

...We decide to take a break and head to the Sonoran Desert Museum on the west side of Tucson, a very beautiful facility with a zoo, mineral museum display area and lots of programs teaching about beekeeping, raptor rehabilitation, etc.


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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 15:47    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 15:53    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 16:01    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Tucson, drink LOTS of water, gatorade. Bring sunblock, a hat, chapstick. Comfortable shoes too.


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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 16:06    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 16:12    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 16:21    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 16:28    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 16:36    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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I am hoping all these photos of the landscape will entice people to visit this wonderful museum!
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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 20:28    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 20:36    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 20:42    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

...The entrance to the mineral museum area is pretty cool, they warn you to get your eyes adjusted once inside before walking around.
This is a great place to bring the family while in Tucson, you can enjoy lots of family and still visit minerals here.



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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 20:52    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2012 20:58    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Feb 19, 2012 08:29    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Feb 19, 2012 08:36    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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the displays are not huge by any means, but what they show are very well exhibited.
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PostPosted: Feb 19, 2012 08:47    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Feb 19, 2012 08:59    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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