BIG RETREAT BRANSON MISSOURI FEB. 23rd. THRU MARCH 1st ,2014: Hostess Barbara and the Stone Castle Hotel

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gini replied on Sat, Feb 22 2014 1:09 AM

I think FaceTime is an apple product

we made it to branson with a bumpety thump in Denver, and a bumpy ride to springfield. Other than that it was smooth sailing.

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Beth Weigt:

Maggie - we are going to be traveling the same route!  I will PM you with my cell number.  I will leave Channahon about 5:00 and will be near Springfield around 7:00.

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I can't get to PMs today, only groups. You can send it to my email quiltinmaggie@gmail.com. Once you respond I will delete this post. Happy and safe traveling!

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Debbie-do replied on Sat, Feb 22 2014 5:40 AM

Michelle,  Rhonda and I are on the road!  Quilt shops won't open for at least 4 hours!

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A little excited??

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Diana replied on Sat, Feb 22 2014 7:24 AM

We're all excited.Nana and I are in West Memphis, Arkasas.   We will be in Branson later today.  We have started out fun early.  Since leaving Nana' s house on Thursday, we have been to 3 quilt shops.  We will have to see how many are between here and Branson.  LOL

 

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Roxana replied on Sat, Feb 22 2014 7:47 AM

My DH suggested I go on up today! ...

Diana and Nana, if you are going up Highway 65, there's a good one just north of Harrison. 

http://www.countrycornerquiltshop.com/index.htm

If you are in West Memphis, we will be close to each other.... 

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Candis replied on Sat, Feb 22 2014 5:31 PM

How exciting, I love reports from the retreats!!! And Branson is my old stomping grounds spent every summer there growing up, and The Lake of the Ozarks. I am a K.C. Mo. Girl.  You all be very safe!!!

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Debbie-do replied on Sat, Feb 22 2014 6:01 PM

We're 3 hours away! Someone is sleeping in our room so we'll stay in a different I one tonight.  How does it look for having access tothe sewing room early? 

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Well talk about early birds - save me a table near by.  I'll leave as soon as I wake up  (usually 3:00a) and dress and have one cup of coffee!

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Sukochi replied on Sat, Feb 22 2014 9:07 PM

Have fun y'all. Sure wish I was there, too.

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Debbie-do:

We're 3 hours away! Someone is sleeping in our room so we'll stay in a different I one tonight.  How does it look for having access tothe sewing room early? 

I drove through so got here early as well.  Sam says we should get the sewing room by around 11 tomorrow as a group will be using it in the morning. 

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MNnancy replied on Sat, Feb 22 2014 10:07 PM

Well, the worst of our drive is behind us.  Traveling 20 mph on the interstate is not fun.  We were only able to hit one of the four shops we'd hoped to get to, so that leaves more money to spend at Quilts & Quilts in Branson.  We're in Osceola, Iowa, this evening.  Will leave bright and early in the a.m. and stop and see Barbara on our way down.  See you all Sunday afternoon!  A glass of wine would be welcome!

PS - we should start a retreat pictures thread in the regular forums.  Groups are too hard to get to.


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Susan replied on Sun, Feb 23 2014 12:06 AM

MNnancy:
stop and see Barbara on our way down
              Nancy, give Barbara hug for me and tell her we all miss her very much. Have a safe trip!   Susan

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SoBuzy replied on Sun, Feb 23 2014 12:13 AM

Michelle, I am! Just bought a featherweight and stuck it in at the last minute...I'm in Branson but couldn't get my drawer to fit back in its case so need help on that...

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SoBuzy replied on Sun, Feb 23 2014 12:28 AM

Nancy, there are a couple of wineries close, so will see what we can do! Give a Barb a big hug from me! And you guys have a safe drive!

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