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December 2003

meeting: tues 12/9 at 7pm at Margo's
leader: everyone
missing:
guests: Margarette, Rosalie, Leslie

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Poetry Interlude

book cover

Details

We'll venture away from Ebenezer Scrooge and Fezziwig and instead attend the party of carefree, fun-loving nephew Frederick Scrooge. At the november meeting, members drew names for the gift exchange.

Charter members were invited to join us.

Dinner Theme

A festive Dickens Christmas dinner in the spirit of Frederick Scrooge

Menu

Christmas Carol Cocktails (John Kieser)
English Cheeses and Breads (Margo)
Cheese Puffs (Frith)
Cornish Game Hens with Orange Brandy Glaze (Margo)
Carrot Pudding (Margo)
French Green Bean Salad (Julieta)
Spinach with Chickpeas (Julieta)
Savoy Cabbage and Reblochon Gratin (Stacey)
Chocolate Cranberry Torte (Lena)
Wine (Rosalie, Julieta)

Poems

Bleezer's Ice Cream by Jack Prelutsky -- Lena

Monologue for an Onion by Suji Kwock Kim -- Lena

To the Reader: Polaroids by Chase Twichell -- Lena

The Bait by John Donne -- Julieta

The Waking by Theodore Roethke -- Stacey