December 2016

We held our annual holiday gathering at Anthony’s restaurant. We enjoyed a fun evening sharing a good meal and talking about the recent presidential election. Here are some notes about books we are reading or would like to read… Cindy is reading Feathers. Sandie heard the author speak at her Garden Club about her book,…

October 2016

The October 2016 Wine and Words Book Club meeting was held at Linda’s. Ann was unable to attend because she’s been in Detroit with her mom, who is in Hospice care. We’re all thinking of you, Ann. For dinner, Linda served a wonderful pear and pomegranate salad and spicy pumpkin soup. Kay served coconut ice…

September 2016

The September meeting of Wine and Words Book Club was held at Kay’s renovated new home. Kay, Linda, Jan, Sandie , Cindy, and Karen attended. Ann was traveling, so could not attend. We enjoyed touring Kay’s 720 sq. ft. home and beautiful garden. Kay served a lovely home-made tomato, carrot, and salsa soup along with a…

May 2016

The May meeting of Wine and Words Book Club was held at Ann’s because Kay’s home is still being remodeled. Everyone attended…Ann, Karen, Jan, Cindy, Linda, Sandie and Kay. Ann served a delicious salad with berries and a mushroom quiche. We discussed The Light Between the Oceans and everyone enjoyed the book. Themes of morality, timing…

April 2016

The meeting was held at Linda’s and Cindy, Kay, Sandie, Linda and Jan were present. It  is Karen’s birthday, so she could not attend. Ann and Frank are on a trip to Lopez with another couple for three days. Pat and her husband sold their condo and moved to Bend, Oregon. We will miss you,…

March 2016

The March meeting of Wine and Words Book Club was held at Pat’s home. Jan, Linda, Kay, Sandie, Ann, Pat and Karen attended. Pat served a green salad and sauteed shrimp, asparagus and mushrooms over Lindberg’s Wild Blend rice. Pat loves Seeds of Change Quinoa and Brown Rice, but it contains garlic, so she didn’t…

February 2016

Meeting at Karen’s. Kay, Jan, Anne, Sandie, Linda and Karen attended. Greens with fried goat cheese, beets, orange slices. Dinner chilli/chicken soup. Dessert…Jan provided sundaes. Astoria – Kay – historical fiction about Astor sending traders out to establish settlements. Astoria first settlement on the west coast. The Big Burn by Egan (Shadow Catcher) – Linda.…