Sacramento GTG Feb 9 "Official" thread

Old Feb 7th, 2008, 05:33 AM
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Topping -

fifteen probables/possibles so far
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Old Feb 7th, 2008, 08:09 AM
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Darn - my best friend's elderly mom just passed so I have to go to her service in Citrus Heights on Saturday. So sorry I will miss you guys...
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Old Feb 7th, 2008, 08:18 AM
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Cobbie, my condolences.

Janis, on the other forum Marylin said she can't make it.
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Old Feb 7th, 2008, 08:25 AM
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Oh Cobbie, I am sorry, I was looking forward to seeing you. My sympathy to your friend. And of course you will need to be with her. Take care.
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Old Feb 7th, 2008, 10:15 AM
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Oh, so sorry to hear that cobbie. Our thoughts will be with you.


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Old Feb 7th, 2008, 10:16 AM
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For any "fence sitters" Can't tell you what - but we have a BIG surprise in store on Saturday.

You'll kick yourselves if you don't come. There, how is that for a hard sell?
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Old Feb 7th, 2008, 12:57 PM
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Oh, Janis, if you need help with kicking, I am very experienced! and still have the cast on
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Old Feb 7th, 2008, 05:50 PM
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ttt

Its a really nice surprise

Looks like 14 - and room for more.
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Old Feb 8th, 2008, 10:13 AM
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A surprise?? You're bringing Rick Steves?? (just kidding). I am trying to persuade Mr. MichelleY to join us, but he thinks this is too weird meeting people from the internet.

Janis: I think we have met. Did you do a slide show for my garden club last month???

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Old Feb 8th, 2008, 10:27 AM
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Wishing y'all a wonderful GTG tomorrow.

Down here in Texas, we're having our own GTG at the same time. Sure wish we could have hooked up with the webcam, but alas, it is not to be.

We'll toast one to you! <)
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Old Feb 8th, 2008, 11:05 AM
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MichelleY - yup, that were me. Tell your husband he needs to come to protect you from the Internet Axe Murderers

Swisshiker: "We'll toast one to you!" What pikers! We''ll toast several to you. (afterall, we are meeting in an Alehouse)
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Old Feb 8th, 2008, 12:13 PM
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Yes swisshiker, we will be toasting all of you at your GTG. And happily we have blue sky and sunshine here in the Sacramento Valley so tomorrow will be beautiful.

Hi janisj, I am sure looking forward to being with all of you tomorrow!
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Old Feb 8th, 2008, 12:18 PM
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LoveItaly: You have your ride in to town squared away - right??
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Old Feb 8th, 2008, 01:11 PM
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I just got a call from a good friend from high school. She is flying into Sacto tonight to visit relatives. Of course she wants to meet for lunch tomorrow. I have not seen her in serveral years, so I could not say no. Now I have to cancel lunch with you....WAAAAA. I was really looking forward to meeting everyone.

Have a fun time and take photos to share on Fodor's.

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Old Feb 8th, 2008, 02:44 PM
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Yeah, but it will take several of yours to make one of ours!!

After all, everything's bigger in Texas!

Our GTG is set to begin at 12:30 with lunch and margaritas at the historic Grist Mill..

..followed by a tour of Gruene Hall (very famous honky tonk / dance hall - remember the movie "Michael" with John Travolta? It was filmed here!), where they've got a HUGE bar. More drinkin...

...followed by the Grapevine, a wine bar. more ... hic..

Should be fun...hic...


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Old Feb 8th, 2008, 02:52 PM
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And if somebody is going to make nametags, my friend's name is Robin. This is not a request, information only
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Old Feb 8th, 2008, 06:33 PM
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janisj-Yes, LoveItaly is all set. I will be picking her up tomorrow morning. I am spending the night in St. Helena. Very cute little town. Can't wait to see everyone tomorrow.
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Old Feb 8th, 2008, 06:38 PM
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Thanks for checking janisj, yes as dear Paula said she is picking me up, I feel better that she will be coming through here rather than make the trip down from Sacramento and back again.

Now if LindaL and Faina drop me off on the way home you darlings in Sacramento won't be stuck with me, lol.

Being silly of course..I know they will. Until tomorrow!!
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Old Feb 8th, 2008, 07:04 PM
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So many of my favorite Fodorites will be there, I SO wish I could go!! But have a blast and we'll send you a big HOWDY from our TX GTG tomorrow.
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Old Feb 8th, 2008, 10:38 PM
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BarbAnn: Of course you'll want to have lunch w/ your friend. By why not come by the Pyramid after lunch - bring your friend along. We will be there much of the afternoon. Like I said - we have a big treat and you don't want to miss out


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