Monday, July 27, 2009
2009 May Meeting Minutes
We welcomed Ron Peterson who joined Hill Speakers on June 1st, 2009.
Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 (TM Rob K., TT Jim H., SP Jim H., EV Craig K., GE Craig K., GR Anh T., AH Rhonda L., TI Stu H., Conflict: Jean D., Janet H., Raja B.)
5/27 Best Speaker: Jim H. "60 Years and Counting"
5/27 Best Evaluator: Craig K.
5/27 Best Table Topics Answer: ??.
Speaker: Jim H. "60 Years and Counting".
5/27 Word of the Day: sagacious.
Having or showing keen discernment, sound judgment, and farsightedness.
Edward's uncle, a sagacious scholar equally at home with Celtic myth and Eastern wisdom, declines his nephew's request to tell the story of Hamlet (it would come too close to home).
-- John Gross, New York Times, December 3, 1984
The reminder to save for a rainy day would prove to be sagacious advice.
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Wednesday, May 13th, 2009 (TM Craig K., TT Jim H., SP Jim H., EV Craig K., GE Craig K., GR Anh T., AH Rhonda L., TI Stu H., Conflict: )
5/13 Best Speaker: Jim H. "Worship"
5/13 Best Evaluator: ??.
5/13 Best Table Topics Answer: ??.
Speaker: Jim H. "Worship".
5/13 Word of the Day: flummery.
flummery (noun) \FLUM-uh-ree\
Definition: Meaningless words - often those intended to flatter.
It was, in his bluntly stated opinion, a waste of breath; indulgence, flummery, lies.