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Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann
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PostPosted: Sep 10, 2013 16:27    Post subject: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

Jim and I went to bed at 1 a.m. And got up at 3 a.m. And out the door at 4. Still driving as I type, 12 hours and still 160 miles to go! Heading to Denver!


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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 00:07    Post subject: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

Oh yes, here we are again. We arrived last night after a 15 hour drive. Went to Boulder for a great dinner with good friends, then came to our hotel to get some much needed sleep. We had gone to bed at 1 a.m. and got up at 3 a.m. to head out the door at four.


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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 00:24    Post subject: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

We drove up through North Texas and into Oklahoma and then on to Kansas, hooked a left and drove to Colorado. LONG day.
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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 00:31    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

I had trouble loading photos, so bear with me...And I see the title of my thread has my name spelled wrong ! EEK. Spann should be the correct spelling!


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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 00:36    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

After a great meal with friends we found our way to our hotel, unloaded and settled in for a long deserved sleep. Woke this morning much more refreshed. We had been asked to be filmed for a popular t.v. show, The Prospectors, and had to get over to the Ramada Inn to be filmed in the Dorris's room, the home of smoky quartz and amazonite and other fabulous Colorado minerals. Jim and I had a grand time talking minerals and showing some of our purchases too!


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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 00:41    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

I was surprised how I wasn't nervous at all, considering two cameras were aimed at us most of the morning, the crew was great to work with.


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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 00:44    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 00:49    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 00:50    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 00:52    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 00:57    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spnn  

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 01:02    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

We are done shooting and gearing up for a few visits...some of which happen in the hallway!


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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 01:05    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 01:10    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 02:27    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

Gail wrote:
...I see the title of my thread has my name spelled wrong ! EEK. Spann should be the correct spelling!

Fixed Gail

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I had trouble loading photos, so bear with me...

Sorry for the inconveniences, right now we are in the process to move FMF to a new server, more modern and operative. When the process ends we will let it know. The future will be splendorous! ;-)

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 06:27    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

Jordi, it is a joy to do my reports on your webpage, no worries! And thank you for fixing my name in the title.
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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 07:20    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

and to continue...


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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 07:27    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 07:31    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2013 07:40    Post subject: Re: Delightful Denver 2013 with Gail Spann  

...It is raining here, lots of flooding going on.


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