Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/10/01

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Subject: [Leica] Happy Oct day
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2009 22:41:37 +0200
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Right! October 3rd, German Unity Day, Saturday...we are going to  
Octoberfest in Calpe, 50 km north of here. We get the best of both  
worlds: German beer in proper manly 1 litre sizes, served by muscular  
blond Brunhildes, and beach weather now that the rains have moved on :-)

Nathan Wajsman
Alicante, Spain


On Oct 1, 2009, at 9:53 PM, Philippe Amard wrote:

> Forgot Oct 3rd is when Western and Eastern Germany got reunited at  
> last ( 20 odd years ago).
> Oktober Fest in Munchen, where they align beer barrels.
> Oktober Fest in Wetzlar, when they misalign lenses just for fun of it.
> More to come I guess from other quarters or planets
> Keep digging Mark
> Amiti?s de Metz
> Philippe
> Mark Rabiner wrote:
>> Happy October 1 everybody I'm looking forward to a more colorful  
>> and crispy
>> season then the hot and sticky one we're now done with. As I'm in the
>> northern hemisphere. It's the 8th month of the year the Octo month.
>> Halloween is my favorite holiday. When everyone one day a year  
>> dresses up as
>> themselves. The rest of the year  in phony costumes.
>> It will be World Food Day - October 16
>> Apple Day - October 21
>> United Nations Day - October 24
>> Columbus Day is the 12th in most the USA -The Second Monday of  
>> October
>> And every October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
>> Its German American Heritage Month
>> But also Hispanic, Italian American and Polish American.
>> There's a bond these peoples have. They all love October.
>> The Harvest is over.
>> For Celtics its day one.
>> And on the southern hemisphere its Spring so its day one for them  
>> too.
>> Unless they are Celtic. Then its cancelled out.
>> It's National Dental Hygiene Month
>> So bring your toothbrush to work month.
>> Its American Pharmacist Month.
>> My pharmacy is in the Apthorp! That's where Marjorie Morningstar  
>> used to
>> live. And Conan the O'Brian before he was ejected to LA.
>> "By the Slavs it is called ?yellow month,? from the fading of the  
>> leaf"
>> I'm planning on getting in touch with my Slavish roots any day now.
>> As far as I go trees with green leaves on them are very ok.
>> But  multi colored leaves make them much better. Lets use all the  
>> crayons.
>> And when those leaves fall off the trees are MUCH more interesting.
>> So we can shoot nudes of trees all winter.
>> Poems are made by fools like me,
>> But only God can make a tree.
>> Mark William Rabiner
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