[meteorite-list] A note from E.T.
From: R G <rubengarcia85382_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2020 18:19:59 -0700
I Completely agree!
Jim and Paul are two of the nicest guys in the business.
Their tireless work in the community - though highly appreciated - often
goes without a hearty thank you!
So Thank You!
On Tue, Jan 7, 2020, 4:30 PM Edwin Thompson via Meteorite-list <
meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I am writing to pay homage to James Tobin and Paul Harris for all that
> they do for the meteorite community. We all owe them a debt of gratitude
> for bringing the meteorite community together in so many ways. So much of
> what they do takes work , effort and dedication with virtually no reward or
> recognition. Many of us owe them for a great deal of the business we have
> enjoyed over the years. It is so incredibly unselfish of both of them to
> promote web based businesses in the marketplace.
> I was on the phone today with Jim when a call came in from Al Lang. Al
> asked a question that only Jim could answer so after merging the calls, we
> had a nice confab. Al is setting up at the 22nd street tent where he was
> located last year. He asked Jim if there was going to be a dealers list for
> the Tucson show coming up in a couple of weeks. Both Al and I learned just
> how thankless Jim and Paul's efforts really are. Jim replied that because
> all of the information must be input manually and because some people who
> don't send in their location information or do it too late, have berated
> them because they not featured on the coming show list, that they have
> considered not providing the list any longer. Jim related a story of a
> dealer who climbed their cage at the IMCA dinner last year because they
> were not on the list, even though they had not provided any location
> Its easy to understand why they would not want to deal with that grief
> I would like to personally and publicly thank Jim Tobin and Paul Harris,
> two of the nicest guys on this planet, for their generosity and all of the
> wonderful contributions they make to our hobbies, businesses and the
> amazing science that is Space and these beautiful rocks that fall from the
> Regards, E.T.
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