Re: (IAAC) Obj: Albireo (Beta Cygni) - Inst: 102 mm f/9.8 Achromatic refractor

Hi Mike
   I was being funny about the Crayola, When I was a kid we were to poor to
even have an 8 pack. But I made sure my kids got the biggest set. In fact they
are both pretty good artist and can draw or paint anything. Anyway It's nice
to know there are still people out there who are willing to teach.
Dark Dies
I guess On 08-Oct-98, Mike Smith wrote:
>Hi, Ray,
>Oops, sorry, no cultural slight intended.  Crayola is the brand name for one
>of the most common crayons...at least back when I was in elementary school
>in the 50s.  They came in boxes of 8, 16, 24, and on up and were a bit of a
>status symbol for the 8-and-under set back in those innocent, pre-Sputnik
>times.  I remember being enormously impressed when a classmate turned up
>with a box of 64.  It had all sorts of exotic colors I'd never heard of
>before.  Until then, I'd always thought that red was...well, just red.  How
>little did I know!
>Mike Smith
>Boulder  CO
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ray Capestany <oday280@eznet.net>
>To: Mike Smith <netastrocatalog-announce@latrade.com>
>Date: Wednesday, October 07, 1998 3:07 PM
>Subject: Re: (IAAC) Obj: Albireo (Beta Cygni) - Inst: 102 mm f/9.8
>Achromatic refractor
>>Whats Crayola