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Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011
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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 09:50    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 09:58    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 10:05    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 10:18    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 10:42    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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Please, it is an absolutely important notice:

You must be absolutely careful with Jordi. He usually strangle (all) his Spanish clients once a year (at least).

I had been strangled, more or less, one hundred times.

Jordi is absolutely dangerous (or I?).
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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 10:52    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Thanks for the nice photo of Diana and I. It was nice to see you & Jim and all your wonderful photos!
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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 11:32    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Just went out to check on my goats and I found one of them, Aragonite, had passed away. Not a very pleasant morning as I am terribly fond of my pets.
It seems that I have bad luck when I travel as far as losing pets. My helpers/home sitters get nervous when I go to Tucson as once I lost one of my dear pot belly pigs, Bessie and another time a wonderful parrot.

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 11:36    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Rosemary, it was great to see you. You are always smiling and full of life.

Carles, I made sure to buy some minerals from Jordi so he wouldn't strangle me. Although, there has been a time or two I wanted to strangle you too Carles! ha ha!
Luckily you were far away from me!

All in fun.

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 12:01    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 12:14    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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I had been strangled, more or less, one hundred times.


Fortunately for all of us he seems to be quite inefficient at doing that apparently ;-). But I'm saving your comment and will be sure to have some grapefruit juice nearby to mollify him next time we meet.

Gail, still thanks for sharing all your great photos with us. Let's hope you have some left for us to enjoy.

Christophe

PS: as Carles said, be careful with Jordi...
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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 12:25    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 12:29    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Gail wrote:
Rosemary, it was great to see you. You are always smiling and full of life.

Carles, I made sure to buy some minerals from Jordi so he wouldn't strangle me. Although, there has been a time or two I wanted to strangle you too Carles! ha ha!
Luckily you were far away from me!

All in fun.


But... my strong octopus tentacles arrive very far away... (simply to take care of good minerals).
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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 12:43    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 12:50    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 13:04    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 13:14    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

In -> https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=15999#15999 Gail wrote:
Jordi and friend, I am bad at remembering his name...anyone?

Is the FMFer Eduardoo. Please note that I'm not strangling him! ;-)
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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 13:20    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Jordi Fabre wrote:
In -> https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=15999#15999 Gail wrote:
Jordi and friend, I am bad at remembering his name...anyone?

Is the FMFer Eduardoo. Please note that I'm not strangling him! ;-)



Not yet anyway......

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 14:00    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Gail, thanks so much for another "gailesque" show report, simply great! :-)
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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 14:23    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

I have never seen such violence at the Tucson Show. Why is everyone hitting someone or strangling someone?
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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 20:26    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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