Thursday, November 19, 2009

Want to win $1,000,000.00?

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The hunt is on this summer, July 10-14, 2010 in Silverton, Colorado.

The Hunt for Bigfoot group is offering one million dollars to the first person to find and photograph a bigfoot!

This sounds like a lot of fun! Check it out!

Short Interviews

Sharonlee interviews Michelle of the Green Hand Book Store

Sharonlee interviews Loren Coleman part 1

The Green Hand Book Store

Here is my interview with Michele, who is the owner of The Green Hand Bookstore in Portland, Maine.

Click here to listen to interview

Upcoming Events

The TBRC will be holding their monthly meeting on
Saturday, December 05 2009, 11:00am - 2:00pm
TBRC Meeting
Gander Mountain Lodge
3301 Corsicana Crossings Blvd.
Corsicana, Texas 75110
(903) 874-2500
11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The public is welcome!

Don Keating and his Tri-State Bigfoot Study Group will hold a meeting on Saturday December 5th at the lodge of Salt Fork State Park. The meeting will begin promptly at 7 p.m. and will last until between 9:30 and 10 p.m

I've scanned the other organization websites and it seems pretty quiet out there.

Ed Runninghorse is going back into the field for his research this weekend. He had video from his last outing a couple of weeks ago, but the video files were lost when he tried to transfer them to his sister's laptop! He said that he feels he owes it to us to go back out and get more information!

Good Luck Ed!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

In Memory of Dona Reed-By Craig Woolheater

I appreciate all of the thoughts concerning my mom's passing.

She was an integral part of the TBRC having a Texas Bigfoot Conference. When I decided to hold a conference, I relied on her as a member of the events committee of the Jefferson B&B Association to help me plan the event, venue etc.

The first year, 2001, she and my stepfather cooked and served the dinner Friday night, cooked and served a pancake breakfast that was open to the public and over 100 people showed up, as well as served lunch and refreshments during the conference.

In short, the conference the first year would not have happened without their help and support.

They were involved every year through 2008. They catered the dinner in 2008.

The services have been set for next week in Jefferson.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday evening with a Rosary being held at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Haggard Funeral Home
203 E. Clarksville St.
Jefferson, Texas 75657
Phone: 903-665-3939
Fax: 903-665-3930

Funeral services for my mother, Mrs. Dona Reed of Jefferson, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Mani Mathai officiating under the direction of Haggard Funeral Home of Jefferson.

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
209 W. Lafayette St.
Jefferson, TX 75657-2143

Thanks, Craig

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Ohio to Maine

On Thursday, I picked up the t-shirts that Craig Woolheater was donating to the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine.

Friday morning I got an early start to my long weekend of driving. I drove straight through to Whitehall, NY and spent a couple hours waiting for some squatchtivity. Nothing happened so I proceeded on to Rutland, VA where I spent the evening.

Saturday morning was miserable, cold, and rainy, courtesy of hurricane Ida. I kept an eye out for moose or squatch, seeing neither...4 short hours later, I arrived at the Museum.

I made my way in and met up with Loren Coleman, Mike Esordi and Craig Woolheater, they unloaded the shirts and I took a tour of the museum.
Inside the museum, I ran like a little kid over to the Bumbles exhibit and said, "I want to buy this!" Loren said, "Those are not for sale and please don't touch them." I thought everything had a price!

Throughout the day people wandered in off the wet streets of downtown Portland to have their picture taken with the city's newest mascot, the 8 foot tall Crookston bigfoot.

I interviewed Michelle who is the proprietor of The Green Hand bookstore which shares the premises with the museum. Once I finish editing the audio from all the interviews, I will run them on my radio show.

The museum boasts many items that Loren has collected, and donations given to him throughout the 50 years that he has been actively procuring such items.

I don't want to give too much away, but there are thousands of items to see and each one has a story.

We went out later that evening for some Maine lobster. When in Maine.... :)

The next morning I met the boys and Loren asked if I would buy his breakfast...of course I said yes, it was the least I could do for his hospitality. He then said, "OK, since you are buying my breakfast, this is for you." He produced a large plastic bag and handed it to me and upon inspection of the contents, I was so touched to see that he had given me my very own Bumbles! That was worth the whole trip!

Sadly, about an hour after breakfast, Craig was notified that his mother had passed away unexpectedly. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with him at this difficult time.

If you are ever in the area of Congress Street in Portland, Maine, you must stop and visit the International Cryptozoology Museum. Loren will give you a wonderful tour and you will not be disappointed!