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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 19:38    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 19:47    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

It's Friday night and on to Peter and Allyson Megaw's party!


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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 19:54    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 20:04    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 20:14    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 20:22    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 20:58    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Saturday morning, Main Show....but first breakfast with friends.


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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 21:09    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 21:18    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 21:28    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 21:40    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 21:53    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

..Oh what fun.


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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 22:03    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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

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With fellow mineral collector and avid cyclist, Bruce Carter. He is the production manager for the show "The Event" and was for Crossing Jordan and an episode or two of the X files.
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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 22:22    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

...I was very happy to look up and see the display folks that are working with our committee for the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas. I had no idea they would be there, so what a thrill to hook up. These fellows are working on all the displays for the Mineral Hall.
We have had fun visiting during the galas also.
They mentioned they were looking for, and found, large Selenite crystals for part of the display.
Jim and I serve on the Mineral Hall Committee, and I serve on the Advisory Board.



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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 22:33    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2011 22:46    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

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PostPosted: Feb 17, 2011 07:44    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Indeed a happy baby, mum & dad as well by the looks on their faces !

Loving it all Gail.
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PostPosted: Feb 17, 2011 09:31    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Gotta start them off young!!!!
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PostPosted: Feb 17, 2011 09:47    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011  

Darren wrote:
Gotta start them off young!!!!

We are awaiting the birth of our seventh grandchild, we have the other six all set with a great beginner collection. I am all for seeing children at shows.

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