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Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011
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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 00:39    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 00:42    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

And we raise our glass to the last photo I am loading for the night....Cheers!


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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 01:46    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Hi Gail:

Great photos. You really are a busy little beaver!
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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 12:21    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Great report Gail. I would like to also commend you & Jim on your approach to getting people together in support of the mineral world.
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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 13:04    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Debbie Woolf wrote:
Great report Gail. I would like to also commend you & Jim on your approach to getting people together in support of the mineral world.


Thank you Debbie. I appreciate your comments and miss chatting with you. Hope you are keeping well?

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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 19:58    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Okay, just downloaded the last few hundred photos to share. I was quite prolific overall this year with almost 4,000 photos to choose from. I bought a 16 GB card and went to town.
I am reliving my own Tucson experience as I download photos on here...



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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 20:08    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 20:28    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 20:47    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

and more...


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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 20:47    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Hi Gail:

Great photos and great reporting keep up the good work:

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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 21:15    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 21:27    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Hi Gail:

Again great photos and great minerals.

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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 21:46    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

We STILL have a bag of oranges that the kids grabbed at the Inn Suites!!!!!!!
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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 21:52    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

...A better look at this case.


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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 22:01    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 22:06    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Lumaes wrote:
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Great photos and great reporting keep up the good work:

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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2011 22:16    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

I know how you feel Gail! I felt the same way when I meet one of my mentors for the first time, Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson FRS who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1973 for his work on Organometallic compounds. A true gentleman and genius who also came from very humble beginnings.
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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 00:32    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 00:39    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 09:43    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Another fine morning and after putting laundry through, kissing my husband as he heads off to work and feeding the dogs, here I sit.


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