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#1 Tel

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 03:56 AM

Please join me in wishing our "long serving", good CN friend and Nexstar mentor, Tony Dralle, a very happy 71st today !

May this coming year bring you all that's best in life, Tony ! :bow::bow: :bow:



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Very best wishes,
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#2 Maverick199

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 07:05 AM

Happy Birthday, Tony Dralle. :jump:

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 07:20 AM

Have a Happy Birthday Tony :bow:! Hope you have clear skies :yay:.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 07:34 AM

Happy Birthday Tony! Tip one for me! :-)

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#5 Peter9

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 09:05 AM

Many Happy Returns of the day Tony.

Have a good one.

Regards. Peter.

#6 Bob Griffiths

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 09:31 AM

Well HAPPY BIRTHDAY ...to ya TONY !!!!!
Enjoy ...

Wow 71 trips around the sun ...congratulations BUT keep on orbiting

Bob G.

#7 Arthur Dent

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 11:33 AM

Happy Birthday Tony!

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Have a good one!

Bri

#8 Skip

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 01:17 PM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Tony!!

This is indeed an OF forum. Well, for lots of us anyway. :grin: 71 orbits for you! Congrats. :bow::bow: I'm coming up on #73. so I feel your pain, even if you don't. :lol:

Hope you have a GREAT birthday!!

#9 TonyDralle

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 05:17 PM

Many thanks to everyone -- Tel, Maverick, James, Dan, Peter, Bob, Bri, Skip -- for your wishes!

It hasn't been an especially good year. The death of a close family member and my own deteriorating health have kept me less active than I would like. It has become too easy to stay in, rather than go out to observe, if it is cold, or the moon is too bright, or I'm too tired, ... Then I feel bad the next day that I didn't get myself in gear and go out. However, the astronomical highlught of the year was one really good night at the Black Forest Star Party. Nothing much since then.

What helps is knowing that I have astronomically great friends all around the world. Thanks, guys!

- Tony

#10 rick rian

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 06:38 PM

Wishing you a Happy Birthday, Tony!

Please know your friends here are pulling for you. :ubetcha:

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 07:20 AM

Many happy returns Tony :band: :band: :waytogo: :yay: :yay: :yay: :rimshot: :flexible: :flexible: :whee: :whee: :hamsterdance: :elephdance:

Good health and happiness to you sir,

best regards and birthday wishes,

Tom.

#12 TonyDralle

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 01:50 PM

Hi, Rick and Tom,

Went away for a few days, didn't look in on the forum...

Many thanks for your greetings!

- Tony

#13 kkokkolis

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 03:05 PM

Happy birthday from me too.

#14 TonyDralle

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Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:52 AM

Hi, Kostantinos,

Thank you for your greeting! (Had trouble finding your message next to your equipment list! :D )

My best wishes to you for clear skies,
- Tony

#15 sonny.barile

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Posted 20 December 2012 - 11:29 PM

....a belated HAPPY BIRTHDAY!






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