Our Flag salute was led by Dave Chrisman and Marv Doty gave the invocation. Prior to the opening bell, Lillian called with a sprained back still snuggled in bed with a heating pad while popping pain pills. This should have been an indicator that events might go catywhompus and not follow my typed agenda. Then some complained that I had set the picture screen in such a way as to obscure their view of our flag. I moved the screen to quiet the complaints but it turned out our man with his projector didn’t make it to the meeting. This was a bit of a snag in my plans as I was going to screen OI’s Internet Safety Program. Next week our speaker (which Lillian scheduled) is to be a gal from the Red Cross so I am crossing my fingers that we don’t have an emergency event here on the
Lillian’s car refused to run correctly anymore so we had gone yesterday to get a rental so that she could search for a replacement to last her a couple of more years. If anyone has any leads or suggestions, please give her a call. We did hold our raffle as scheduled and were amazed to find that Marv D didn’t win again this week? (He generously donated his winnings to the Candlelighters this time.) Joan gave a little victory dance and we presented her with our official St. Patrick’s lea of shamrocks in celebration but she will have to wait until next week to cash in on her winnings. It’s only $4.00 but perhaps that’s enough to take me to coffee?
Our This Day in History SectionIn keeping with the beginning of our meeting, I left my notes on the history of Saint Patrick at home so had to wing it. I managed to remember how he had been abducted by Irish marauders and enslaved at age 16 but managed to escape and get on a boat back to
We had a guest show up and ask to talk with us. She is a neighbor of Jack’s and our old member Steve Wabnitz who moved to
I didn’t take notes while I tap-danced throughout the meeting but remember asking Jack to discuss trailer camping while shampooing at some park and he did give some good news. His son is already back to work and we discussed the names of bones in a person’s arm and the horrendous pictures of the car from which everyone emerged alive. Jack plans to leave us for a couple of months and as near as I can tell he will be following Sarah Pale one and various politicians to Iowa where he was born but hasn’t settled on a platform to run on. He claims running for office once was enuff but you know these politicians. (I always wondered if he was really born in
Joe Coss also had to admit he had bought a house over near Bend and his wife plans to retire from Nike and the two will be moving next year so Joe can take pictures of the Three Sisters and Three Finger Jack at various times and lighting out his window. He offered to present a power point program (since he and Dave Chrisman are next month’s Program Chairmen.) Perhaps we can discuss at our next Board Mtg.?
We discussed an upcoming yard sale to get rid of stuff in our storage shed over at
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