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Old 09-13-2014, 08:41 PM   #16
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Everything sounds like fun! How soon would you like a commitment to each activity?
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Old 09-25-2014, 08:07 AM   #17
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Nine days to go!!

We are scratching the Harbor Cruise. We'll do it next year.
The only activity that needs a financial commitment is the 1692 tour.
I'm buying my ticket tomorrow.
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Yay! Can't wait to see you all! I emailed a request for a reservation for the tour today, but haven't heard back yet.
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Same here, Marie. Hopefully will hear good news tomorrow.
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An update for any PassPorter planning to join us - the 1692 tour is not running on the 4th, so we are not going to do that this year.

Instead, we've decided to go with the Harbor Tour - so anyone who wants to join us will want to buy a ticket for the 5 pm cruise.

Less than one week away!!
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Have fun everyone. So bummed I couldn't work it out to make it this year. There's always next year.
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I am sorry, but I am not going to make it. I was so looking forward to meeting you all! I hope you all have a wonderful day!
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Sorry to miss out on seeing all of you - but I'm excited to see those of you still able to attend - tomorrow's the day - rain or shine! (Looks like rain may be the order of the day - but we will still have a hauntingly good time.)
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So how was it?? If you're not all too hung over or exhausted still, any pix?
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It was awesome, as usual, Laurie. It did rain (mist, light rain), but we never let the weather interfere with our meets. We do have lots of pictures. I will pass the word along, and get some posted for you.
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