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Our August meeting was a huge success! Thanks to all of our poets who read their work, or the work of others, at our second annual Appreciation of Poetry event. (more…)
Hi everybody. I’m writing this from a hotel room in Bend, Oregon. Looking forward to tubing the Deschutes River around lunchtime, but right now I have a few hours to put this summary blog together.
Another great meeting, thanks to a fine speaker and an enthusiastic audience. More than fifty people came to hear Jeri Westerson talk about how to do historical research. She also demonstrated several medieval weapons! (more…)
I thought Memorial Day would step all over our attendance, but fifty people showed up. Yowza. (more…)
Wow, what a meeting! We held our first-ever elections (to elect an interim board until regular elections in October). (more…)
Two aspects of Saturday’s meeting stick with me today as I reflect. One, it was smaller and somehow more intimate and personal. And perhaps because of that, several people mentioned challenges they’re facing in life. I was moved by their candor, and by the warmth they received from the group. This is the richness of the Guild, to my mind. (more…)