[amsat-bb] Re: [ARISS-ops] July 4 Greetings

Clint Bradford clintbrad4d at earthlink.net
Sun Jul 4 20:21:37 PDT 2010

Thanks, Wayne, for your message!

I attended a local "celebratory" event for the date - but we have to get back home to tend to our horse and burro ... we have folks who shoot off illegal fireworks nearby - much to the dismay and consternation of our "big guys' ears."

(What - Clint's has a "burro?" - I hear you think ... Yes - and you should ask me what my burro's name is ... )

Edward R. Burro.

I use this fact in my AMSAT presentations. "For those of you who have read my online bio, yes, I do own a burro ... "

Those in the audience who are UNDER 50 years of age think I am saying, "Edward, our burro."

But those of us who are over 50 or 60 - and/or know a little about journalism, KNOW the reference.

And so it goes ....

Clint, K6LCS

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