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Re: [astronomy-125] Participation - what are people looking for?

From: user 2.
Sent on: Friday, August 8, 2008 12:09 PM
Hello all,

I would love to meet but today is a busy day for me. I will make it any other day. Thanks, 

MYRON FENDALL


--- On Fri, 8/8/08, shakila <[address removed]> wrote:

> From: shakila <[address removed]>
> Subject: Re: [astronomy-125] Participation - what are people looking for?
> To: [address removed]
> Date: Friday, August 8, 2008, 12:06 PM
> Hello all,
>  
> It nice we all responded to Gerry and honestly shared our
> reasons,  which I 
> share with most of you.  I think we should make a point to
> meet  once at least 
> to get things going and get to know each other.  
>  
> best,
> shakila
>  
>  
> In a message dated 8/8/2008 8:54:29 A.M. Eastern Daylight
> Time,  
> [address removed] writes:
> 
> I'm  sorry I've been a no-show too. I've
> travelled more than usual this  
> summer, with more to come. I agree about the challenges of
> summer  meetings in 
> general -- my book group gives up. For me, though,  a
> realistic target for 
> attendance to any group would probably be  about once a
> month at most. Thanks for 
> organizing ...  -- Maureen  
> 
> -- Emily <[address removed]> wrote:
> 
> I think it's tough getting things like this going in
> the summer; there's  a 
> lot going on and a lot of folks out of town.  I know I was
> out of  town 3 
> weekends last month, and am about to head out in a couple
> hours for the  second 
> weekend in a row!  Things typically calm down in the fall a
> bit...  I'm in a 
> knitting/craft meetup as well and we always struggle to get
>  attendance in the 
> summer months.  
>  
> That said, I'm sure a meeting would be helpful.  And I
> did get  your email, 
> Gerry, and would be happy to organize a couple of
> "urban  astronomy" things for 
> people in the city (or those who don't mind coming  in)
> - getting together 
> for some of the Air & Space Museum planetarium  shows,
> etc. 
>  
> Emily
> 
> 
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 12:10 AM, Maria
> <[address removed]_ 
> (mailto:[address removed]) >  wrote:
> 
> Gerry:  I am sorry for not attending any meetings yet. 
> Between getting ready 
>  for college and working, it has been hectic. I am planning
> to attend the  
> next meeting.
> 
> Sorry,
> 
> Maria Trapp
> 
> --- On Thu, 8/7/08,  Gerry <[address removed]_
> (mailto:[address removed]) 
> >  wrote:
> 
> > From: Gerry <[address removed]_
> (mailto:[address removed]) >
> > Subject: [astronomy-125] Participation - what are 
> people looking for?
> > To: [address removed]_ 
> (mailto:[address removed]) 
> 
> >  Date: Thursday, August 7, 2008, 11:08 PM
> > Hi.Participation has been less than great for some of 
> the
> > meetups.  I'm wondering what people would like to 
> see
> > out of this meetup.  I started this meetup with the
> >  intention of it being more focused on observation,
> i.e.
> > telescopes  & astro-photography, with maybe some
> discussion
> > on astrophysics,  cosmology, etc.Would people like an
> > organizational meeting to  discuss where we'd like
> to
> > go?I've been away for a couple of meetups  but I
> think
> > the seeing Friday (8th) should be not bad - for around
>  here,
> > so it would be nice to meet some people at Great Falls
> >  Observatory.I'm looking for some feedback here
> > people.Thanks,  Gerry
> >
> >
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