Tom Polakis wrote: >After a month or so of dawdling, I pitched my southern-sky knowledge and >enthusiasm to the director of the program. Nearly six months later, the >lodge offered me the period from the beginning of August through the middle >of September. I realized that I would be replacing six weeks of the >hottest of the hot Phoenix summer with the coolest and driest winter period >in Namibia, and a couple seconds later I accepted it. I am currently >finalizing air travel plans with my travel agent (who is incidentally the >co-founder of EVAC): six weeks for me, and the last two for Jennifer as well. Tom, Sounds like a great opportunity and adventure awaits. I'd like to book you, right now, to give a talk about your trip to the Coconino Astronomical Society...say in July 2005 when a drive up the hill to cooler climes would be in order. Yes, I like to plan ahead ;o) Regards, Bill in Flagstaff -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.