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2019 Lone Star Insulator Club show and sale


The Twenty-Eighth Annual Lone Star Insulator Club show and sale was held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 in the Pasadena Room at the Hobby Airport Marriott Inn in Houston, Texas.  My alarm phone lit up at 4:45 a.m.  A last-quarter moon hung over my neighborhood as I hit the road.  Tolls were waived over the Beltway 8 Sam Houston Ship Channel Bridge, so I went that way.  The front lot at the hotel was closed, so I had to troll the back lot for a parking space.  I relaxed in the hotel atrium for about ten minutes before the breakfast area opened.  I was loading a plate with bacon, biscuits, and blueberries when Chris Renaudo found me in the serving line. ...

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