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(1 recommendation so far) Message 1 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameMnMischief  (Original Message)Sent: 8/14/2006 8:12 PM




In only 2 1/2 months I'll be there!!! Should we start planning a group meeting!?  Where, when, who will be there???  I can't wait to meet as many of you as possible!




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 Message 216 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameturtlehenSent: 6/7/2007 2:21 AM
Kinzua Dam

 Message 217 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameBuckshotBob11Sent: 6/7/2007 11:47 AM
Just to proclaim my innocence. My wife went grocery shopping at noon, normally a hour or two trip. At 5:00 pm I started to worry whether she was going to make it back in time. I called her at 5:20 and she was still shopping. I asked her if she forgot the meet tonight and she goes "oh my god, Were leaving right now". She got home at 6:00. where I was waiting with car running. the meet was at 6:00. I'm truely sorry for being late.
 Now to the meet................. It was great meeting Your Highness "Queen Sue".  I found Sue to be very Intelligent, Entertaining and Witty. what a bright star in the sky for England. I'm only sorry that we didn't get much time to visit, the night seemed so short. Robyn did organize some pictures to which we  were posed for. I don't know what was going on behind Rick and I, but I'm sure it wasn't nice. That's ok though " I got even".
 I found Rick to be a very nice gentleman and he and I had some nice conversations.
 I didn't get to chat with Bob or Candy much and Robyn was as you see sat way far away from me, so the only way I could chat with her was to yell. All in All the meet was a huge success considering there was only 7 of us. My digital camera is on the fritz so all my pictures were taken the old fashion way .... with a film camera!! I will try to get them to you as soon as I can.
  While we were there, there was a Black Man who I started to talk to and found out that he played with the N.Y. Yankees in 1970 - 1973. I got his autograph.
 Sue ..... I was truely honored to meet you and so glad that you could come to America and enjoy some of our attractions. Niagara Falls is very impressive and Kinzu Dam is beautiful.  Lake Erie was pretty rough because of the Minnasota weather that Robyn brought with her. but normally the Sunset on Lake Erie is a view that the world should get to see. I hope You enjoyed Yourself and have a nice flight back home.

 Message 218 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameUSAmeetsUKSent: 6/7/2007 2:49 PM
You're forgiven Bob.. I must say it surprised me that you were late, as anxious as you've been to meet Sue and it's handy to have a significant other to blame things on.....(just teasing Bob...)
The meet was so nice and even though it was chilly the good company made up for it.  Sue has quashed all images of British reserve, climbing giant glacial rocks and shimmying down steep slopes.  She's a trooper and it's been a real joy having her here. I must admit I was nervous at first because I'm ill equipped to be a hostess..that meaning I'm out of practice.  So I just decided to be myself and that's worked out just fine. 

 Message 219 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameUSAmeetsUKSent: 6/7/2007 2:52 PM
OH, Bye the way.Robyn will have tons more pics..on several occasions there was a shot to be taken and we just said..'Oh Robyn, send me that one'...And she doesn't have access to a computer while she's in Ripley.  They're heading back to Minnesota on Friday morn so they'll be forthcoming.

 Message 220 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameravymavySent: 6/8/2007 9:42 AM
oh u look like you all had a great time looking forward to more pics and more tales from you all .....Ravy

 Message 221 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameBuckshotBob11Sent: 6/8/2007 11:05 AM
I just wanted to add that, My wife wasn't so sure that she wanted to go to the meet but, Once she met everyone (especially Sue and Candy) she felt very comfortable and enjoyed the meet as much as I did. So Candy Your in the clear now. I knew all it would take is meeting you and she would like you. After all You are a very wonderful person.

 Message 222 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameUSAmeetsUKSent: 6/8/2007 1:05 PM
I'm glad to hear that Bob...thank you for the compliment. I like her too. She seems so very nice and sweet..even tempered..I hope to see here again sometime when I'm in Ripley

 Message 223 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameSueMac527Sent: 6/9/2007 10:46 PM
Hi all - just to let you know that we are back in Minnesota. 
I enjoyed the meet immensely and it was great fun and so good to be able to talk in person to Bob and Rick - Candy and I had gotten to know each other well over our trip to Niagara Falls - hell we almost drowned together!!  Bob it was a great pleasure to meet Janet  and she willingly joined in the fun with the tiaras.
Candy you were terrific company and a great hostess - so thanks a million for your hospitality - the great omelette and the day at the dam and in the forest.  It was awesome - Amanda and her friend Shannon were terrific company and I thoroughly enjoyed trekking and clambering and just having my breath taken away by the scenery. 
I can't find sufficient words to write here about Robyn and Bob but I will and soon. 
For now I am off - time to eat.

 Message 224 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameMnMischiefSent: 6/9/2007 10:47 PM
We're baaaaaaaaaack!  I'm too tired to sort out all the comments just now, but rest assured, I'll address all concerns and comments later!
It's been an exhausting week, and a grueling drive back to Minnesota, but we're here, no mishaps, and ready to go for dinner soon.  Missed you all terribly and I can't wait to catch up!  Pictures to come!

 Message 225 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameBuckshotBob11Sent: 6/10/2007 11:40 AM
I'm Glad you all made it back to Minn.Safely. I want to Thank Robyn and Bob for all the time and toil you put into this meet.  I believe that everyone should give you a big hand for your efforts. It was a job well done. Now catch up on your sleep.
 Sue.... what can I say? It was truely an honor to meet you and you certainly met all my Royal Expectations of you. Thank You for comin to America....
 Love You All ............Bob

 Message 226 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameTaffylerouxSent: 6/12/2007 4:54 PM
I've just spoken to sue on MSN and she's home safe...completely knackered...she's trying desperately to stay awake for a few hours so she can sleep tonight...and it's back to work tomorrow!!  Poor Sue....but I have to say it again....what a delight it was to have her here and show her a wee bit of America...some of the BEST parts I should say!!   Looking forward to pics..!!

 Message 227 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameBuckshotBob11Sent: 7/7/2007 12:32 PM
Just A few Pics From Bobs Syuff of the Group Meet

 Message 228 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameUnstableMonsterSent: 7/7/2007 7:47 PM
Hey Bob, who is the ballplayer in the picture with Sue?

 Message 229 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameSueMac527Sent: 7/7/2007 8:01 PM
Yes Bob - what is his name?  I want to be able to brag to people here!!  Good pics thanks for posting them - feels like only yesterday.  Thanks to all of you again for such a memorable evening.

(1 recommendation so far) Message 230 of 230 in Discussion 
From: MSN NicknameBuckshotBob11Sent: 7/8/2007 11:11 AM
Darn Sue!
 I was hoping you would remember his name, or maybe decipher his autograph. I know he told us but with all the excitement going on I'm not sure. I do think he said his name was Ronnie Lane. I couldn't find him on the internet, but then he said also that he wasn't famous and he only played "A Ball" I'm not sure what that means. If anyone knows or can find out let me know. He played between 1970 and 1973

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