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PostPosted: Aug 24, 2013 07:56    Post subject: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

This is a teaser for the Symposium, I will post after the whole weekend is over! I am running on fumes, as they say, at the moment....


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PostPosted: Aug 24, 2013 08:05    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

Hope you got the number of the car which seems to have driven over Peter Megaw's foot ; )
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PostPosted: Aug 24, 2013 08:20    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

Mike Wood wrote:
Hope you got the number of the car which seems to have driven over Peter Megaw's foot ; )

And even with their feets crushed Peter, is still smiling! ;-)

Thanks Gail, everybody says "THANK YOU" for your indefatigable efforts!
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PostPosted: Aug 24, 2013 13:05    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

Mike Wood wrote:
Hope you got the number of the car which seems to have driven over Peter Megaw's foot ; )


Seems as though Peter Lyckberg is walking rather swiftly from the vehicle of intrest.

Gail, great to have you back at your post.
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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2013 21:52    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

the last of our company left this weekend and I am ready to start posting photos from this amazing symposium.


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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2013 22:01    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2013 22:08    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

A few hundred people attended the evening event.


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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2013 22:14    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2013 22:20    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

We all checked in, then went on to snack, drink champagne and look at minerals. Now, I volunteer there, as a Docent, every week so I was more into chatting with everyone.


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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2013 22:23    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

Great fun!


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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2013 22:29    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2013 22:36    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2013 22:39    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2013 22:47    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2013 22:54    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2013 22:58    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

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PostPosted: Sep 03, 2013 21:13    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

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PostPosted: Sep 03, 2013 21:18    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

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PostPosted: Sep 03, 2013 21:25    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

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PostPosted: Sep 03, 2013 21:54    Post subject: Re: The Dallas Symposium, Aug 24, 2013  

The following photos are from Jolyon and Katya Ralph, of Mindat.org. They gave me the use of these photos for my show report. Thanks to both of them for their generosity.


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