Originally posted on Coven of the Catta:
Last weekend was the always much anticipated Central PA Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show http://www.rockandmineral.org/index.htm held at the beautiful Zembo Shrine Temple which is an old Masonic Hall whose architecture is of an Islamic Mosque. It is in the northern part of the Burg next to a tall Egyptian obelisk and artificial lake which is beautifully maintained. As you may well know the Masons trace back their lineage to the Temple of Solomon, to Egypt, and to the Templars.
I have been gong to this show, which is next to a hospital i worked at for 20 years, for about 30+ years, missing only last year due to this illness. So it was a delight to go back again. About a half dozen people i know said they wanted to go but no one showed up so i went alone. Funny thing was i met a lot of people from…
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