5/6/16 FFF Minutes
Meeting Called to Order: 8:10 PM
Presiding: Ted Monogue
Attending: Ted, Richard, Jack, MEM, Kent,Don, Carey, Rick, Joe, Terry, Robin, Ray Hutton, Elias Roa.
President’s Report: Ted – NTR
Vice President’s Report: Richard: NTR -Fort MacMurray has been evacuated
Secretary’s Report: Jack – Minutes on Facebook Page
Treasurer’s Report: MEM – $13K in Credit Union – Mythcon is still in the mix.
Trustee’s Report: Joe, Don, Carey, two possible new members
Committee to Amend the Bylaws: NTR
Book Committee: Mem – NTR – Up to date – June book is Harpist in the Wind
Insurance Committee: Kent – NTR
Refreshment Committee: Robin – Pumpkin Poodle Pie and fresh whipped cream:
4th of July party will need side dishes. Club provides main dishes.
Photo Committee: Joe/Jack – NTR
COSine 2017: Kent – NTR – Rates were updated – Hotel still not firm. GOH travel plans still fluid. Need Press Release for June
Old Business: July 4th First Friday Meeting is on Monday July 4th. Starting at 2PM.
New Business: MEM – borrow one of club projectors for SCA event. Approved.
Weavers guild borrowing badge laminator.
Announcements: CA – Civil War – Carey liked it. Long with flow.
Space X spiked the landing last night.
Recommend Chrome for Flash – VLC for everything else.
MEM – party Aug 27 – 25 years in COS.
May 18th – Connor Graduates from HS
Eli – Oculus Rift Vive worth it.
James is Bald
Are we having a Tangent Art Show?
Adjourned: 8:46 PM
Book Discussion: Lucifer’s Hammer
Post apocalyptic defending technology? Alas babylon, Canticle for Liebowitz, Many others earlier.
Description of comet very good.
Net has simulations of asteroid impacts.
Everyone ends up in Jellison’s ranch
Heinlein Reference – Farnham’s Freehold
Heinlein mentioned in the story directly.
Can we store textbooks today to survive the Apocalypse?
Holds up with time.
EAPoe – The conversation between Eiros and Charmion 1839
Those who prepped and those who didn’t have much difference. Location more important.