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Re: OT-CHAT: Riverview iris gardens

From: "John I. Jones" <nospam@mallorn.com>

Rusty Thornsburg wrote:
> You mentioned Tony DeRose by name, and it reminded me of a hilarious um...
> pas I made at the convention.  On the first day of bus tours, as soon as I
> arrived back at the hotel, I *ran* to the Silent Auction.  Everything I had
> on had been bid on by a guy named Tony DeRose... EVERY SINGLE IRIS I WANTED,
> outbid me for.  Frustrated, I said half to myself, half outloud... "Who the
> is Tony DeRose?"  The man standing across the table from me stood up, (he had
> been bidding on an iris) and his nametag read: Tony DeRose.  I was so
>  Luckily, he is actually quite nice and funny, too, so he didn't hold it over
> head or anything, in fact, he actually let me "have" a few of the irises I was
> bidding for!
> Off topic, I know, but I just couldn't help it!

I don't know *WHAT* is wrong with me.... I find myself becoming much
more torerant of OT....  

I must need a doctor....  :>))

John                     | "There be dragons here"
                         |  Annotation used by ancient cartographers
                         |  to indicate the edge of the known world.

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