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Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011
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PostPosted: Feb 05, 2011 03:29    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 05, 2011 03:33    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 05, 2011 03:36    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

It is one thirty in the morning and I cannot stay awake. The margarita's didn't help any!
I will continue my show photo report tomorrow. Lots of good photos to come. Night Y'all.

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PostPosted: Feb 05, 2011 03:59    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Hi Gail,

Glad both of you arrived safely in Tucson. Thanks for sharing your pictures with us (I really like your rhodo).

Hope to see more of them in the coming days.

Enjoy the show

Christophe
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PostPosted: Feb 05, 2011 08:30    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Hi Gail,

Thanks for you efforts in taking and posting the photos of the minerals and people involved. It is a comfort for those of us who had to pass on this year`s show. I have been to most of the Tucson shows for the last 20 years and really miss the action. The only thing I don`t envy you is the cold weather ! For once it is warmer here up north than what you had a couple of days ago. Have fun and keep on reporting !
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PostPosted: Feb 05, 2011 09:47    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Great start to the report Gail. Look forward to seeing you in a few hours!

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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2011 02:36    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

It was great to meet Steve and Diane Sorrel in person today.

I am going to be honest here, I am so tired after two mineral shopping all day long and going to two wonderful parties tonight. I will leave you with a spoiler, or two.....just to keep you coming back. Night!



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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2011 05:33    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Antonio Alcaide wrote:
Thanks to all for sharing not only the pics but the feelings and the atmosphere.

It is a good counterpoint to my boring and cold -without Show- Sunday here in Europe.

Cheers

PS: Gail, every year with your report I learn to love a bit more your "people pictures" than mineral ones.

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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2011 10:09    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

I have to say I am not surprised you were too tired last night Gail. Yesterday was such a busy day. I don't know how you do it! We left Danny's party at 10 last night and you hadn't made it there by then. It was really good meeting you and Jim. Thanks and we will see you Tuesday.

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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2011 10:18    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

crocoite wrote:
I have to say I am not surprised you were too tired last night Gail. Yesterday was such a busy day. I don't know how you do it! We left Danny's party at 10 last night and you hadn't made it there by then. It was really good meeting you and Jim. Thanks and we will see you Tuesday.

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One of the highlights of this trip is meeting Steve and Diane.
We ended up at Danny and Marissas at 10:30 and stayed about an hour. Got some great photos last night! The Mules parked outside Wayne and Dona Leichts house were amazing!!! Photos to follow....

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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2011 23:17    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Nice Rhodo Gail :0)
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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2011 00:22    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Thanks Debbie!

I am sorry for the delay, it has been a very busy time. So much has happened and I have a lot of catching up to do on here.



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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2011 00:32    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2011 00:39    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2011 00:49    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2011 01:00    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2011 01:10    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2011 01:18    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2011 01:25    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2011 01:31    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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