[meteorite-list] 100th, not 99th Anniversary Holbrook Meteorite - Hunt Date/Schedule!
From: Michael Blood <mlblood_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2011 14:00:59 -0700
As Gildna Radner used to say, "Never mind."
PS: Don't know how I thought it fell in 1911!
On 6/2/11 6:20 AM, "Ruben Garcia" <mrmeteorite at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> Gee, where do I start?
> You say,
>> I am not sure who did the math and thought this was 99th "Birthday"
>> - but it will be the 100th. That is a mathematical fact - think about
>> it....If you are born in 2000 you are ten years old in 2010 - NOT 9 years
>> old - if you fell on July 19, 1911, it will be 100 years later on July 19,
>> 2011 - thus it is the 100th "Birthday" (not counting the day/year of the
>> fall, but starting with first "birthday" on July 19, 1912)
> Okay here goes,
> First of all your premise is wrong.
> The Meteorite fell on July 19, 1912 and NOT 1911. I only stated that
> the ?TRUE? Anniversary date would be on July 19 2011 so people would
> not get confused and show up on that date. In other words our hunt
> will be on July 16 and NOT July 19th.
> The bottom line is this:
> July 19, 2011 marks the beginning of the 100th year ? and we are
> currently in the 99th year. That means that anytime before the
> anniversary (July 19) would still be in the 99th year.
> Since our hunt is on Saturday July 16, 2011 ? before the anniversary -
> we will still be in the 99th year. The 99th year will be completed on
> July 19th 2011 and then the 100 year would begin. The 100th year would
> be completed on July 19 2012.
> Make sense?
>> On 6/1/11 9:21 PM, "Ruben Garcia" <mrmeteorite at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> It seems that some are not clear on the Holbrook meteorite hunt date/
>>> I have received more and more questions regarding the date of our
>>> hunt. (Mainly because so many are joining late ? which is fine, I just
>>> have to make sure that we are all on the same page)
>>> Here goes:
>>> The ?TRUE? 99th anniversary of the Holbrook meteorite fall is July, 19,
>>> However, July 19th falls on a Tuesday this year - therefore I decided
>>> that wouldn?t be a good day to host our group hunt.
>>> Our meteorite hunt (which is in recognition of the 99th anniversary)
>>> will take place on Saturday - July 16, 2011.
>>> I (and most of us) will arrive on Friday afternoon, July 15, 2011.
>>> This will allow me to check in and meet as many of you as possible. I
>>> would like to have dinner that evening at the Denny?s next door ?
>>> everyone is invited and encouraged to join us.
>>> There are some very good meteorite hunters joining us. So, if I can?t
>>> sit at your table, don?t worry - there will be some of the worlds best
>>> hunters there that can (over dinner) school you on the finer points of
>>> Hunting Holbrook.
>>> The Hunt will begin on Saturday morning July 16, 2011. IF YOU ARRIVE
>>> LATE YOU MAY MISS OUT! ?Don?t plan on arriving after about 8 am on
>>> July 16, unless you know how to get to the strewn field alone.
>>> I will ONLY hunt on Saturday ? However, others are planning on hunting
>>> Sunday also. So, if you want to stay that?s fine.
>>> Most of us are staying at the Holbrook Motel 6 ? But a few are staying
>>> at other motels in Holbrook ? that?s fine.
>>> Here is the address and phone number.
>>> Motel 6 Holbrook - 2514 Navajo Boulevard - Holbrook, AZ 86025
>>> ? ? ? ? ? ? ? (928) 524-6101
>>> Please, if you made reservations in Winslow (or anywhere else outside
>>> of Holbrook) cancel them and redo in Holbrook!
>>> If everyone
>>> comes alone (and I'm sure that won't happen) this will be a large
>>> group. If everyone brings only one other person this hunt will be
>> Life is too short for drama & petty things,
>> Laugh insanely, Love truly and Forgive quickly.
>> "People will forget what you said,
>> people will forget ?what you did,
>> but people will never forget how you made them feel."
>> ? ? ? ?Maya Angelou
Life is too short for drama & petty things,
Laugh insanely, Love truly and Forgive quickly.
-- "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Maya AngelouReceived on Thu 02 Jun 2011 05:00:59 PM PDT