First Friday Minutes: June 5, 2020 – Zoom
Attending: Eli, Cait, Karen, Arlen, Richard Karsh, Erin, Kent, Lisa, Mem, Morland, Joe, Jack, Rosa, Sheila, Ted, Keith, Cary, Wes, Cyndi, Marcus
Presiding: Eli- 20:12
President’s Report: NTR
Vice President’s Report: Morland-NTR
Secretary’s Report: Jack- Minutes of previous Meeting posted to Facebook. And posted to Website!
Social Media Secretary’s Report: Robin-NTR
Treasurer’s Report: Lisa – We have money. $xxx
Trustees Report: NTR
Book Committee: NTR
Photo Committee: NTR
Refreshments Committee: Self-supplied
Committee consensus is to cancel/postpone COSine2021 due to dinosaur invasion/pandemic and reset for 2022. This has been run by the hotel, no penalties.
Check with GOH and see if they are available in 2022
Will check in with pre-regs to see if they want refunds.
No 4th of July picnic this year. If we think the second wave is over let’s discuss in August.
See what sort of interest there is in shared virtual movie night. Maybe shared Netflix or Discord. There is interest, need to experiment with applications. Eli will investigate.
New Business:No New Business
Lunar eclipse only visible in Europe
American launched from America
Largest oil spill in history in the Arctic
Two Dresdens being released this year
Next Meeting: July 3, 2020. Zoom
Book: The Fire Rose by Mercedes Lackey
August: The Peshawar Lancers by S.M. Stirling
September: Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
October: Decision at Doona by Anne McCaffrey
November: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
December: Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon by Spider Robinson
January: The Martian by Andy Weir
Book Discussion: Book: Dragon’s Blood by Jane Yolen
Three sets of double letters is disconcerting
Overwhelming amount of bondage
The latest Heinlein was not published – for a reason.
Natural History of Dragons
New Bujold novella is quite good.
Hugo Packet is available – They sent the link
Rosa has spotted dick – within reach.
Roa is Norwegian
Marzipan is explosives