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Summary of June 24, 2017 Meeting

Jeri Westerson

Jeri Westerson

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…)

Summary of May 27, 2017 Meeting

I thought Memorial Day would step all over our attendance, but fifty people showed up. Yowza. (more…)

Summary of April 22, 2017 Meeting

Wow, what a meeting! We held our first-ever elections (to elect an interim board until regular elections in October). (more…)

Follow CJ on the Pacific Crest Trail – Corrected Link!

CJ hiking 2014

A Book in the Making! Greetings to my friends at the Diamond Valley Writers Guild. I’ve had  requests for tracking information for my upcoming hike along the Pacific Crest Trail, which will hopefully become another book in my “CJ’s Outdoor Adventure Series,” on Amazon. 

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Summary of March 25, 2017 Meeting

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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…)

Summary of February 2017 Meeting

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Hi everybody, Lynne Spreen here with your monthly Guild meeting wrap-up. Forty-six people attended our February 25, 2017 “conversation” at the Hemet Public Library. (more…)

Summary of January 2017 Meeting

winter-2024112_1920What an amazing kickoff to our new year. Forty-eight people attended the Hemet Public Library for our first meeting, and half of them joined as members. We rely on your generous support to keep the lights on, so thank you!

Here’s a quick rundown of the main topics covered, with links to handouts. (more…)