WOW....food and friends!!!!! 2012
I had a great time there this Saturday and got to go out with the 4500 Sunday. Found my quota of boot tacks and bullets....lolol...
The best part of the trip for me is the cameraderie of the group, i have always maintained that this is the "true" gold of the outings, and the companionship of the group in general.
I really was blessed to be able to put some faces to names and even meet some new friends.
I would be remiss if I didnt give one special example of the goodness of the people I have met in the prospecting circle, [and continue to meet], in this "prospectors fraternity"---
I say this to specifically thank, "driller dave" from CA publicly.
Back in October 2011, I sold my equipment so I could finance a mission trip to Fiji as a nurse dental assistance to the northern villages in northern Fiji..... After i returned, i moved to Texas to keep my elderly father company.
It wasn't long before i started go into withdrawal symtons for "non-swinging syndrome"-----
I posted a plea on Rob's forum for someone to loan me a VLF to relic hunt to ease my , "particular symptoms," --Not knowing what to expect, a man called, "drillerdave" immediately stepped up to the plate and offered me his MXT!!!
He has repeatedly told me to enjoy it~~~~~ with one stipulation,, that i send him pictures of my finds!
That is easy because we all love to show off our treasure, right.
Anyway this is just one example of how people in this fraternity have helped me along from a newbie to a 2 year "veteran" lolol...and the outings just remind me how blessed we all are to have each other as friends.
I know many of you have the same kinds of stories and I for one would love to hear them.
Thank you Chris and all of AZO!!!!,,,,, and Bunk---thanks for the beans!
God bless you all !