[GeoStL] Re: Congrats xitaqua!!!

  • From: "GC-RGS" <gc-rgs@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 6 Sep 2003 12:17:01 -0500

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Thanks Barbara for the story. It's good to hear things like that. Sounds
like Happykraut may have to take back some of the things he said to Marcos
about his GPS battery life :-)

Rich

----- Original Message -----
From: "Barbara Hunt" <barbarastl@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, September 06, 2003 11:52 AM
Subject: [GeoStL] Congrats xitaqua!!!


> -
> Everyone here probably has other hobbies besides Geocaching (gasp! other
> hobbies!). One of mine is Toastmasters, the group that is dedicated to
> teaching members to imprive their public speaking skills. Every Fall and
> Spring, Toastmasters holds a couple of contests at various levels. Today,
I
> attended an Area contest, for people who had already won at the club
level.
>
> I am pleased to report that one of our own SLAGA members did very well in
> the contest - speaking about Geocaching! The contest was for humorous
> speeches, and Marcos Chu (Geocaching ID: xitaqua) told the audience funny
> stories about Geocaching and Geocachers -- he mentioned poison ivy and bug
> spray, and the danger that we go through to get a keychain or other
trinket.
> The audience was having a ball! Marcos was even dressed for the part with
> his hiking shoes and pack full of Geocaching "stuff". In his speech, he
> mentioned RockSusan, Purple and BrawnyBear (I'd ask xitaqua for royalties,
> if I were you!).
>
> Marcos won second place, which means he'll be taking his Geocaching speech
> to the Division level in a few weeks, and then hopefully to the district
> level. In addition, he came in first place in the Table Topics contest for
> his area - contestants are asked a question, and have to think on their
feet
> to come up with a reasonable and organized answer. The contests are open,
so
> when I find out when and where it is, I'll post it here.
>
> Congratulations, Marcos - and good luck!!!
>
> Babara (missourimule)
>
>
>
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