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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2010, 01:15:33 am »
Hey hey Rob :)

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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2010, 07:48:03 am »
 
Thanks to you, too, David & Steve.  :)


Well, it's been a busy weekend, but now maybe there's time to get the ball rolling on this, yet another, blog.

Hopefully, it will be a little different; and, even more hopefully, interesting to some people without being controversial or political, and without too many moans and groans.  :)

I've heard a lot of people talk about seeing the glass as half full, rather than half empty.
I'd much rather see it as full, and the people of BetterMost have certainly helped to fill it up.

So, thank you all for your encouragement, and friendships that have grown with me.

Now I guess I'd better come up with some entertainment, hey?

(As soon as I process some pics, I'll waffle on a bit about the recent trip to Tampa and, of course, all the wonderful Brokies I met for the first time, 'live', and other people who made it special).

Rob  :)
 

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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #12 on: May 02, 2010, 11:32:47 am »
I've heard a lot of people talk about seeing the glass as half full, rather than half empty.
I'd much rather see it as full, and the people of BetterMost have certainly helped to fill it up.


That's a great thing to say! 

And I'm looking forward to your posts about Florida.  ;D


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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #13 on: May 02, 2010, 01:27:47 pm »
Rob, glad you finally got your own blog.  Hope you enjoy putting your thoughts and stories out here.  I'm sure we'll all enjoy reading them and getting to know you better.
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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #14 on: May 02, 2010, 08:20:17 pm »
 
Thanks Mandy.  :)

The Tampa trip was so fantastic.
I took just over 400 pics but, of course, can't post them all, or I'd be in big trouble with admin.  ;D

So, these are some (reduced as much as possible) that condense it to highlights of the wonderful time I had travelling to the States, and meeting some very lovely Brokies.  :)
 

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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #15 on: May 02, 2010, 08:25:10 pm »

About to board the flight in sydney. April 15th.

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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #16 on: May 02, 2010, 08:29:40 pm »

Picked up by Dev & Bob at Tampa Airport, and heading for their home, where they had so kindly offered to let me stay.


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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #17 on: May 02, 2010, 08:35:17 pm »
 
Arriving at Ybor, for the Brokie gathering.
Very excited, eyes wide, and not knowing quite what to expect.  :)


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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #18 on: May 02, 2010, 08:37:29 pm »
 
Sue was just as excited, and probably nervous because she nearly hopped on a tram (trolley car) to go sight-seeing.


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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #19 on: May 02, 2010, 08:40:37 pm »
 
But our slight trepidation was unfounded !

These Brokies were soooo welcoming and friendly.
It was almost overwhelming to be hugged so much, see so many smiles, and enjoy each others company.  :)