2018.02.17 14:00 - Guardian Meeting: Fictional Personal Mental Development

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    Congratulations in Order!

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    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Hi everyone
    Mickorod Renard: yes all good,,was so quick the mum never made it  into delivery
    Eliza Madrigal: (Mick just announced new grandson :)
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): yayyy
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): congratulations MIck
    Mickorod Renard: he he
    Eliza Madrigal: wow... birth at home?
    Mickorod Renard: ty
    San (Santoshima): congratulations!
    Mickorod Renard: no, in the hospital coridor
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): :)
    Eliza Madrigal: oh my goodness
    Eliza Madrigal: :)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): hi Raffi
    Eliza Madrigal: Hi Raffi
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): eek
    Mickorod Renard: cleaner had just mopped too
     
    Riddle Sideways: hi Raffi
    Raffila Millgrove: sorry to land on you Mic.  Hi all.
    Eliza Madrigal will send Raffi an IM
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Thank goodness
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Hi, Aph, Raffi, San.
    Mickorod Renard: my pleasure Raffi
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): hi Tura
    Riddle Sideways: hi Tura
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Hi, Tura.
    Riddle Sideways: love coming early to type the hi
    Tura Brezoianu: hi everyone
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :-)
    Eliza Madrigal: Hi Tura :)
    Raffila Millgrove: hi Tura.
    Mickorod Renard: Hi Tura
    Eliza Madrigal sends Tura anand IM too :)
    Tura Brezoianu: congrats Mick
     
    Raffila Millgrove: great news on the new grandson Mic!  yay.
    Eliza Madrigal: Such lovely news
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): a new PaB member :)
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): what's his name?
    Mickorod Renard: no name
    Eliza Madrigal smiles
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :-)
    Mickorod Renard: no 4
    Eliza Madrigal grins... out of names
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Mick cubed
    Eliza Madrigal: too cute
    Raffila Millgrove: you know I think the old Charlie Chan movies did that. son number four.  right?
    Mickorod Renard: yeh, its a hard task,,like they only had 9 months to ponder it
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Honorable Son Number.... X.
    Raffila Millgrove: ah ty Bruce.
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): :)
     
    Eliza Madrigal: Sometimes the names you've chosen fly out the window when you see them
    Mickorod Renard: he he
    Raffila Millgrove: so true.  my first girl looked nothing like the name I chose. i had to stay up all night rethinking a new one.
    Riddle Sideways: "Four" is a good name
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): How about "X"?
    Mickorod Renard: yes, its starting to appeal
    Eliza Madrigal: Cuatro
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Brand x
    Raffila Millgrove: to me "Jessica" sounds dark.  "Gretchen" means little pearl and that's the colorng she has.  white hair .. very fair pink tone skin.
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Cuatro is cool.
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): two cuatros make an ottavio
    Mickorod Renard: he he
    Eliza Madrigal: oh, very nice Raffi
    jaynine Scarborough: is offline.
    Eliza Madrigal: went through same with oldest...big eyes needed an 'ah' in the name
    Eliza Madrigal: :)
    Eliza Madrigal: sigh
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): :)
    Riddle Sideways: ㋡
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Interesting how we associate sounds with appearance
     
     

    Thinking of a Book to Read

     
    Mickorod Renard: almost as hard as thinking of a book to read
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): like colours
    Riddle Sideways: ....   great shift mick
    Mickorod Renard: :)
    Eliza Madrigal: Okay, hint taken. Time to start?
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Yes, we were discussing th possibility of another book group earlier - in my session this afternoon.
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :-)
    Eliza Madrigal: Did you come up with some ideas?
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): No we didn't
    Mickorod Renard: frivolous personal development sounds good to me
     
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): I did tell them that I was reading Walter Isaacson's book on Leonardo da Vinci, though
    Eliza Madrigal: Ohhh, that has got to be a tome
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: (Listening to it actually)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): I heard so-so reviews on that ... do you like it?
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): but an inspiration
    Eliza Madrigal: ah
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: I think it is absolutely wonderful
     
    Shouting Dragon
     
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: And I wish I could stop shouting
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): dont press the ctl key
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): I'm Not pressing the control key
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): not now
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :-)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): :)
    Eliza Madrigal: somehow fixed it :)
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: Actually I'm talking in Dragon. . . And just clicking the enter key
    Eliza Madrigal: you're using your dragon voice
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): ah - it's the darn dragon
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: That's the only key I'm clicking
    Riddle Sideways: well stop shouting at the dragon in the room
    Eliza Madrigal giggles
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): focus on the elephant
     
    Mickorod Renard: I very much enjoyed adam and eve but felt afterwards that it hadnt contributed to my development
    Raffila Millgrove: ah that explains everything I have to remember that for rl.  I keep raising my voice on the phone when I cannot understand people. It doesn't help but I seem to do it anyway.
    Mickorod Renard: whereas maxines had given insight that I could use
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): What kind of development would you like Mick?
    Mickorod Renard: I dont mind,,as long as it has left a purpose
    Eliza Madrigal felt enriched by the process together and it made me acutely aware of how deep the influence of the story goes, how far it reaches
     
    Raffila Millgrove: I liked Maxine's book because it opened door after door. didn't it.  Kept learning new things all the way thru it.
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): you might now realize how a book contributes to your development right away
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): I find no matter how much I learn, I forget at least half but that half just goes into a compost of ideas and experience and knowledge
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): that is often hard to excavate
    Mickorod Renard: adam and eve was very informative and I am glad we did it..
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :)
    Mickorod Renard: same here Aph,,
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) ponders recommending Aldous Huxley's "The Perennial Philosophy...."
    Riddle Sideways: wondering what to grow with all this compost
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): If I am able to use the knowledge, it has a deeper impression
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): (especially to Mick)
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): ideas Mick
    Mickorod Renard: not really
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Sometimes new ideas illuminates old ones - nuni ahas
     
    Mickorod Renard: do we all have common goals?
     
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Wol!!
    Eliza Madrigal: Hi Wol :)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): hi Wol :)
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): https://silkworth.net/pdf/the_perennial_philosophy.pdf
    Mickorod Renard: Hi Wol
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Hey Wolli
    Tura Brezoianu: hi Wol
    San (Santoshima): hello Wol
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Hi, Wol!
    Riddle Sideways: hi woL
    Wol Euler: evening all! sorry I'm late
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): and last
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Now we can start!
    Wol Euler: awwwwwww
    Eliza Madrigal: but you're here :)
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): YAYYYY!
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): yayy
     
    Riddle Sideways: did you bring any good books?
    Eliza Madrigal: we've been talking about book discussion ideas a bit so far
    Wol Euler: oh :)
    Wol Euler: well I have a list of several actually :)
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): I did not realize that the perennial philosophy is available for free online
    Mickorod Renard: I can appreciate Bruces suggestion re Huxley..but often we have turned over the same stones..its me thats slow to grasp
    Wol Euler: what direction are we leaning?
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): what is on your list Wol?
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): none in particular
    Wol Euler: fiction mostly, which is why I ask :)
    San (Santoshima): perfect!
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): :)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): nice
    Wol Euler: because it occurred that something more serious might be intended
    Mickorod Renard: much fiction is based on fact
    Wol Euler: ah :)
    Eliza Madrigal: something we can read together
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): and the other way round
    Mickorod Renard: some personal development..like how to hypnotize..or predict lotto numbers
    Riddle Sideways: hmmm, fictional personal mental development
    Eliza Madrigal grins
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :)
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) listens. . .  and repeats the URL for Huxley's book:  https://silkworth.net/pdf/the_perennial_philosophy.pdf
    Eliza Madrigal: Thanks Bruce
    San (Santoshima): ty
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): what is it about Bruce. Can you summarize?
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): yw, just in case anyone wants to read it independently. Dianket Wobbit: is offline.
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): It is the core of mysticism -- in all spiritual traditions.
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): a classic.
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Was Huxley a mystic?
    Mickorod Renard: actually it sounding alluring
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): I do believe that Huxley considered himself a mystic -- I'm sure that his wife did.
     
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Are we all interested in mysticism?
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): But did not mean to railroad the meeting.
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): I became interested when reading Rumi's poetry
    Eliza Madrigal: We need to make sure that Agatha is still hosting Mondays. I neglected to ask when she popped into art workshop this week
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Yes, Rumi is another. . .  and Hafiz.
     
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): what fiction books are your reading Wol?
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) listens.
    Wol Euler: at the moment "station eleven", which is hard to even tell the direction of without getting into spoilers, because the changes of direction are part of the story
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): who wrote it?
    Wol Euler: it's hard work, because it's post-apocalyptic and that is never fun; but it isn't gory
    Mickorod Renard: is it a cold war spy?
    Mickorod Renard: ah ok
    Wol Euler: no
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/19125570-d0wnload-station-eleven-pdf-audiobook-by-emily-st-john-mandel

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    Version from 01:38, 18 Feb 2018

    This revision modified by eliza (Ban)

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    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Hi everyone
    Mickorod Renard: yes all good,,was so quick the mum never made it  into delivery
    Eliza Madrigal: (Mick just announced new grandson :)
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): yayyy
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): congratulations MIck
    Mickorod Renard: he he
    Eliza Madrigal: wow... birth at home?
    Mickorod Renard: ty
    San (Santoshima): congratulations!
    Mickorod Renard: no, in the hospital coridor
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): :)
    Eliza Madrigal: oh my goodness
    Eliza Madrigal: :)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): hi Raffi
    Eliza Madrigal: Hi Raffi
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): eek
    Mickorod Renard: cleaner had just mopped too
     
    Riddle Sideways: hi Raffi
    Raffila Millgrove: sorry to land on you Mic.  Hi all.
    Eliza Madrigal will send Raffi an IM
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Thank goodness
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Hi, Aph, Raffi, San.
    Mickorod Renard: my pleasure Raffi
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): hi Tura
    Riddle Sideways: hi Tura
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Hi, Tura.
    Riddle Sideways: love coming early to type the hi
    Tura Brezoianu: hi everyone
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :-)
    Eliza Madrigal: Hi Tura :)
    Raffila Millgrove: hi Tura.
    Mickorod Renard: Hi Tura
    Eliza Madrigal sends Tura and IM too :)
    Tura Brezoianu: congrats Mick
     
    Raffila Millgrove: great news on the new grandson Mic!  yay.
    Eliza Madrigal: Such lovely news
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): a new PaB member :)
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): what's his name?
    Mickorod Renard: no name
    Eliza Madrigal smiles
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :-)
    Mickorod Renard: no 4
    Eliza Madrigal grins... out of names
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Mick cubed
    Eliza Madrigal: too cute
    Raffila Millgrove: you know I think the old Charlie Chan movies did that. son number four.  right?
    Mickorod Renard: yeh, its a hard task,,like they only had 9 months to ponder it
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Honorable Son Number.... X.
    Raffila Millgrove: ah ty Bruce.
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): :)
     
    Eliza Madrigal: Sometimes the names you've chosen fly out the window when you see them
    Mickorod Renard: he he
    Raffila Millgrove: so true.  my first girl looked nothing like the name I chose. i had to stay up all night rethinking a new one.
    Riddle Sideways: "Four" is a good name
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): How about "X"?
    Mickorod Renard: yes, its starting to appeal
    Eliza Madrigal: Cuatro
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Brand x
    Raffila Millgrove: to me "Jessica" sounds dark.  "Gretchen" means little pearl and that's the colorng she has.  white hair .. very fair pink tone skin.
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Cuatro is cool.
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): two cuatros make an ottavio
    Mickorod Renard: he he
    Eliza Madrigal: oh, very nice Raffi
    jaynine Scarborough: is offline.
    Eliza Madrigal: went through same with oldest...big eyes needed an 'ah' in the name
    Eliza Madrigal: :)
    Eliza Madrigal: sigh
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): :)
    Riddle Sideways: ㋡
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Interesting how we associate sounds with appearance
     
     

    Thinking of a Book to Read

     
    Mickorod Renard: almost as hard as thinking of a book to read
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): like colours
    Riddle Sideways: ....   great shift mick
    Mickorod Renard: :)
    Eliza Madrigal: Okay, hint taken. Time to start?
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Yes, we were discussing th possibility of another book group earlier - in my session this afternoon.
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :-)
    Eliza Madrigal: Did you come up with some ideas?
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): No we didn't
    Mickorod Renard: frivolous personal development sounds good to me
     
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): I did tell them that I was reading Walter Isaacson's book on Leonardo da Vinci, though
    Eliza Madrigal: Ohhh, that has got to be a tome
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: (Listening to it actually)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): I heard so-so reviews on that ... do you like it?
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): but an inspiration
    Eliza Madrigal: ah
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: I think it is absolutely wonderful
     
    Shouting Dragon
     
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: And I wish I could stop shouting
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): dont press the ctl key
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): I'm Not pressing the control key
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): not now
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :-)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): :)
    Eliza Madrigal: somehow fixed it :)
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: Actually I'm talking in Dragon. . . And just clicking the enter key
    Eliza Madrigal: you're using your dragon voice
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): ah - it's the darn dragon
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: That's the only key I'm clicking
    Riddle Sideways: well stop shouting at the dragon in the room
    Eliza Madrigal giggles
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): focus on the elephant
     
    Mickorod Renard: I very much enjoyed adam and eve but felt afterwards that it hadnt contributed to my development
    Raffila Millgrove: ah that explains everything I have to remember that for rl.  I keep raising my voice on the phone when I cannot understand people. It doesn't help but I seem to do it anyway.
    Mickorod Renard: whereas maxines had given insight that I could use
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): What kind of development would you like Mick?
    Mickorod Renard: I dont mind,,as long as it has left a purpose
    Eliza Madrigal felt enriched by the process together and it made me acutely aware of how deep the influence of the story goes, how far it reaches
     
    Raffila Millgrove: I liked Maxine's book because it opened door after door. didn't it.  Kept learning new things all the way thru it.
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): you might now realize how a book contributes to your development right away
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): I find no matter how much I learn, I forget at least half but that half just goes into a compost of ideas and experience and knowledge
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): that is often hard to excavate
    Mickorod Renard: adam and eve was very informative and I am glad we did it..
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :)
    Mickorod Renard: same here Aph,,
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) ponders recommending Aldous Huxley's "The Perennial Philosophy...."
    Riddle Sideways: wondering what to grow with all this compost
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): If I am able to use the knowledge, it has a deeper impression
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): (especially to Mick)
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): ideas Mick
    Mickorod Renard: not really
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Sometimes new ideas illuminates old ones - nuni ahas
     
    Mickorod Renard: do we all have common goals?
     
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Wol!!
    Eliza Madrigal: Hi Wol :)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): hi Wol :)
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): https://silkworth.net/pdf/the_perennial_philosophy.pdf
    Mickorod Renard: Hi Wol
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Hey Wolli
    Tura Brezoianu: hi Wol
    San (Santoshima): hello Wol
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Hi, Wol!
    Riddle Sideways: hi woL
    Wol Euler: evening all! sorry I'm late
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): and last
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Now we can start!
    Wol Euler: awwwwwww
    Eliza Madrigal: but you're here :)
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): YAYYYY!
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): yayy
     
    Riddle Sideways: did you bring any good books?
    Eliza Madrigal: we've been talking about book discussion ideas a bit so far
    Wol Euler: oh :)
    Wol Euler: well I have a list of several actually :)
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): I did not realize that the perennial philosophy is available for free online
    Mickorod Renard: I can appreciate Bruces suggestion re Huxley..but often we have turned over the same stones..its me thats slow to grasp
    Wol Euler: what direction are we leaning?
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): what is on your list Wol?
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): none in particular
    Wol Euler: fiction mostly, which is why I ask :)
    San (Santoshima): perfect!
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): :)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): nice
    Wol Euler: because it occurred that something more serious might be intended
    Mickorod Renard: much fiction is based on fact
    Wol Euler: ah :)
    Eliza Madrigal: something we can read together
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): and the other way round
    Mickorod Renard: some personal development..like how to hypnotize..or predict lotto numbers
    Riddle Sideways: hmmm, fictional personal mental development
    Eliza Madrigal grins
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :)
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) listens. . .  and repeats the URL for Huxley's book:  https://silkworth.net/pdf/the_perennial_philosophy.pdf
    Eliza Madrigal: Thanks Bruce
    San (Santoshima): ty
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): what is it about Bruce. Can you summarize?
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): yw, just in case anyone wants to read it independently.
    Dianket Wobbit: is offline.
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): It is the core of mysticism -- in all spiritual traditions.
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): a classic.
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Was Huxley a mystic?
    Mickorod Renard: actually it sounding alluring
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): I do believe that Huxley considered himself a mystic -- I'm sure that his wife did.
     
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Are we all interested in mysticism?
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): But did not mean to railroad the meeting.
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): I became interested when reading Rumi's poetry
    Eliza Madrigal: We need to make sure that Agatha is still hosting Mondays. I neglected to ask when she popped into art workshop this week
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Yes, Rumi is another. . .  and Hafiz.
     
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): what fiction books are your reading Wol?
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) listens.
    Wol Euler: at the moment "station eleven", which is hard to even tell the direction of without getting into spoilers, because the changes of direction are part of the story
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): who wrote it?
    Wol Euler: it's hard work, because it's post-apocalyptic and that is never fun; but it isn't gory
    Mickorod Renard: is it a cold war spy?
    Mickorod Renard: ah ok
    Wol Euler: no
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/19125570-d0wnload-station-eleven-pdf-audiobook-by-emily-st-john-mandel

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    Version as of 01:41, 18 Feb 2018

    This revision modified by eliza (Ban)

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    Congratulations in Order!

    ...

    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Hi everyone
    Mickorod Renard: yes all good,,was so quick the mum never made it  into delivery
    Eliza Madrigal: (Mick just announced new grandson :)
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): yayyy
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): congratulations MIck
    Mickorod Renard: he he
    Eliza Madrigal: wow... birth at home?
    Mickorod Renard: ty
    San (Santoshima): congratulations!
    Mickorod Renard: no, in the hospital coridor
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): :)
    Eliza Madrigal: oh my goodness
    Eliza Madrigal: :)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): hi Raffi
    Eliza Madrigal: Hi Raffi
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): eek
    Mickorod Renard: cleaner had just mopped too
     
    Riddle Sideways: hi Raffi
    Raffila Millgrove: sorry to land on you Mic.  Hi all.
    Eliza Madrigal will send Raffi an IM
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Thank goodness
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Hi, Aph, Raffi, San.
    Mickorod Renard: my pleasure Raffi
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): hi Tura
    Riddle Sideways: hi Tura
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Hi, Tura.
    Riddle Sideways: love coming early to type the hi
    Tura Brezoianu: hi everyone
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :-)
    Eliza Madrigal: Hi Tura :)
    Raffila Millgrove: hi Tura.
    Mickorod Renard: Hi Tura
    Eliza Madrigal sends Tura an IM too :)
    Tura Brezoianu: congrats Mick
     
    Raffila Millgrove: great news on the new grandson Mic!  yay.
    Eliza Madrigal: Such lovely news
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): a new PaB member :)
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): what's his name?
    Mickorod Renard: no name
    Eliza Madrigal smiles
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :-)
    Mickorod Renard: no 4
    Eliza Madrigal grins... out of names
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Mick cubed
    Eliza Madrigal: too cute
    Raffila Millgrove: you know I think the old Charlie Chan movies did that. son number four.  right?
    Mickorod Renard: yeh, its a hard task,,like they only had 9 months to ponder it
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Honorable Son Number.... X.
    Raffila Millgrove: ah ty Bruce.
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): :)
     
    Eliza Madrigal: Sometimes the names you've chosen fly out the window when you see them
    Mickorod Renard: he he
    Raffila Millgrove: so true.  my first girl looked nothing like the name I chose. i had to stay up all night rethinking a new one.
    Riddle Sideways: "Four" is a good name
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): How about "X"?
    Mickorod Renard: yes, its starting to appeal
    Eliza Madrigal: Cuatro
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Brand x
    Raffila Millgrove: to me "Jessica" sounds dark.  "Gretchen" means little pearl and that's the colorng she has.  white hair .. very fair pink tone skin.
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Cuatro is cool.
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): two cuatros make an ottavio
    Mickorod Renard: he he
    Eliza Madrigal: oh, very nice Raffi
    jaynine Scarborough: is offline.
    Eliza Madrigal: went through same with oldest...big eyes needed an 'ah' in the name
    Eliza Madrigal: :)
    Eliza Madrigal: sigh
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): :)
    Riddle Sideways: ㋡
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): Interesting how we associate sounds with appearance
     
     

    Thinking of a Book to Read

     
    Mickorod Renard: almost as hard as thinking of a book to read
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): like colours
    Riddle Sideways: ....   great shift mick
    Mickorod Renard: :)
    Eliza Madrigal: Okay, hint taken. Time to start?
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): Yes, we were discussing th possibility of another book group earlier - in my session this afternoon.
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :-)
    Eliza Madrigal: Did you come up with some ideas?
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): No we didn't
    Mickorod Renard: frivolous personal development sounds good to me
     
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): I did tell them that I was reading Walter Isaacson's book on Leonardo da Vinci, though
    Eliza Madrigal: Ohhh, that has got to be a tome
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: (Listening to it actually)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): I heard so-so reviews on that ... do you like it?
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): but an inspiration
    Eliza Madrigal: ah
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: I think it is absolutely wonderful
     
    Shouting Dragon
     
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: And I wish I could stop shouting
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): dont press the ctl key
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray): I'm Not pressing the control key
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): not now
    Aph (Aphrodite Macbain): :-)
    Bleu (Bleu Oleander): :)
    Eliza Madrigal: somehow fixed it :)
    Bruce (Bruce Mowbray) shouts: Actually I'm talking in Dragon. . . And just clicking the enter key
    Eliza Madrigal: you're using your dragon voice

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