FRIDAY NIGHT'S FESTIVITIES
Jimmy and Joe's "Formicatron" was
set up and playin' nicely
Yes, the "Formicatron"
- an M400 encased in a layer of--yep--dark Formica with swirly bluish green
And Jimmy was all worried about the stout leaving a ring!
Hell, you can chop vegetables and knead dough on this one!
||Your Humble Scribe, Ken Leonard, arrived in Glenn
Mills late in the afternoon on Friday (driving from Boston), and then it
was over to the community building in Joe and Jimmy's housing area where
we had a get-together to catch up with our Mellotron friends, old and
Cheers, Pierre--glad you could make it!
|What Your Humble Scribe drove 370 miles for
John B. and Jerry K. (in appropriate Penn State garb) ---
||Clio Award-winning Fritz Doddy arrives
(...and everything goes downhill from there)
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|BEST CAPTION CONTEST!
"If Leonardo had only seen *that* smirk
"Ken showing off his buns."
|John B. in position to make sure we were all
adequately supplied with Guinness
Co-host Jimmy catches up with Jerry and Pierre
Hangin' round...(click for larger
||Jan (Joe's wife), Joe, and John, and friend
|Bob & Sue Konopka, and Mike Rivers
Bob is Chester County's ace design and repair
Mike "The Bodger" Rivers
Why "The Bodger"? He's the
first bloke I know to let the magic smoke out of his Mellotron!
Prof. Korb at the Formicatron
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Frank gives the Formicatron a whirl
After an evening of great food and a bit of stout (or was
that a bit of food and some great stout?), we packed it in.
Saturday would be a rather busy day...