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Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...
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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2012 09:38    Post subject: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Just gearing up for the Tucson show again this year. Jim and I will be enjoying the fun and will be sharing our usual photographic tour of minerals, people and scenery.
Looking forward to seeing friends and sharing stories.



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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2012 10:45    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Hurray!
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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2012 10:57    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Have fun Gail..
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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2012 11:06    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

looking forward to it...not sure whose profile pic is cheesier, yours or mine Kat? :)
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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2012 11:13    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

OMG..totally mine Al!

I was thinking my hair is not even that colour anymore..
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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2012 12:45    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

katherine.Dunnell wrote:
OMG..totally mine Al! I was thinking my hair is not even that colour anymore..

Mine is longer and grayer one year later. Looking forward to seeing you all again!
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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2012 18:33    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

25 days, 23 hours, 55 minutes till I get on the plane!

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PostPosted: Jan 07, 2012 03:49    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

I am looking forward to a brief visit to some of the shows and trust that Gail`s excellent photo-reporting will cover the rest... I hope to see some of you there.

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PostPosted: Jan 25, 2012 22:30    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Hi Gail

Looking forward to getting your reports of the show! I won't make it this year.

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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2012 02:33    Post subject: Gail Spann's 2012 Tucson show report. And so it begins...  

Jim and I managed to get ourselves onto the plane and heading to Tucson this fine morning and landed midday. The temps were just wonderful, mid 60s, sunny and light winds.
On our way to check into our hotel we just had to stop in to say hi to a dear friend...



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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2012 02:36    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's 2012 Tucson show report. And so it begins...  

Some fun items at the old Inn Suites.


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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2012 02:38    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's 2012 Tucson show report. And so it begins...  

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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2012 07:40    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's 2012 Tucson show report. And so it begins...  

The Gail report!!!! At last ;-)
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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2012 10:20    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Ready for the Marathon Gail ;-) ? I wish you (and Jim too) a great Tucson show with plenty of photos for us to enjoy.

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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2012 10:39    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Let the fun begin, indeed! Looking forward to the photos, as always!
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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2012 19:59    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Just finished day one at the Westward Look, all I can say is WOW! I have taken 276 photos. Lots of familiar faces, great minerals, fabulous weather and good chocolate!
Jim and I are meeting up with the Weinrichs for dinner so will do some photos and report later, unless too many margaritas!

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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2012 21:36    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Can there really be "too many" margaritas???
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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2012 22:36    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Darren, apparently not....


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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2012 22:40    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

...Stuart had some great minerals.


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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2012 22:44    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

So, I only had one BIG margarita and am staying awake quite nicely so far.
Jim is cataloging minerals as I am busy doing my show report. We spent a great deal of our day catching up with old and new friends, it was more about the social, but we still managed to see a lot of minerals.



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