Saturday, October 14, 2017

OCTOBER 5, 2017




MEMBERS PRESENT:
Bob Philpot, Ronda Garcia, Beverly Stanislawski, Diane Stratton, Katherine Flotz, Sharon Palmeri, Caren Von See, Luneil Morrow

GUEST:
Peggy Glennie




MINUTES approved by Katherine  Flotz and seconded by Diane Stratton.

OLD BUSINESS: 

KATHERINE FLOTZ mentioned that she would be speaking about her book, Pebble in My Shoe, at Munster Park, at a luncheon. Oct. 6.

CHRISTMAS PARTY:  

 Money also collected for party, Dec. 6. SHARON PALMERI  reminded members that Nov 2 is the last day to pay for the event.

READINGS: 

 BOB PHILPOT Chapter 12 of his novel, Strange Friend, found main character Zeb taking a trip to the Yuma airport, wondering if he were being followed and hoping to find out more about the kidnapping of his relatives.

RONDA GARCIA  read from her book, The Island of he Unimagined,  where young Oliver wondered if this island held a boarding school run by his uncle or a prison.

BEVERLY STANISLAWSKI brought two poems, “Twilight Artist,” dealing with the beautiful colors, which the sun uses to paint the sky just before night, and “Lonely House” in which she personified the run-down home and felt its heartbreak at being left alone.

KATHERINE FLOTZ read her poem “ Falling Leaves,” describing the kaleidoscope of autumn colors with a reminder of life ending and resurrecting.

CAREN VON SEE continued reading from Chapter 12 in her novel The Treasure Chest,  Sara discovers a beautiful, carved wooden chest. She also meets a ghostly spirit, Abigail, who questions her about the contents of the chest and why Sara would want to take them.

PEGGY GLENNIE read a work entitled “Dawning of a New Age.” In it, she explained more about a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder, (SAD) and how people are affected by the lack of sunshine in their lives.

Meeting adjourned at 7:30

Respectfully Submitted,

Beverly Stanislawski