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PostPosted: Feb 20, 2019 16:29    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

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PostPosted: Feb 20, 2019 16:36    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

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PostPosted: Feb 20, 2019 16:41    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2019 22:10    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2019 22:17    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2019 22:26    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2019 22:29    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2019 22:34    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2019 22:42    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

So, then we head back to the Westward Look for a visit with our son, who is shooting photos for people. He has a room at the Look. But first....


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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2019 22:46    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2019 22:54    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

After lunch we simply spent time chatting with every single person in the mineral world....or at least it seemed like it! ha ha. The evening offered an event for the University of Arizona's new venue, so they had a nice gathering in the Westward Look's Sonoran ballroom.


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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2019 23:00    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

Turns out it was a silent AND live auction. We sat in the back but someone came and found us and took us up to the head table. I turned to Jim and said "Uh oh".


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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2019 23:04    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2019 23:09    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2019 23:19    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

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Turns out it was a silent AND live auction. We sat in the back but someone came and found us and took us up to the head table. I turned to Jim and said "Uh oh".


Bob Jones looks great. Gosh, he's a WW II Veteran. Wonder what his longevity secret is? Probably clean living and good genes. Bodes well for Evan. Doesn't hurt to keep his mind sharp by writing books and articles on minerals. Wonder when The Frugal Collector Volume 2 is going to be available? I think he is tired of my asking him that question every time I see him.

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PostPosted: Feb 23, 2019 10:56    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

I'd like some of that euphoralite!
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PostPosted: Mar 03, 2019 16:21    Post subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spannís adventures. 2019  

Westward Look on Saturday features a guest exhibitor. This year it is the LA County museum.


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