Weekly Meeting Minutes from January 12, 2021

Present: Dick, Nick, Aimee, Brandon, Jeanine, Derek

Word of the day: shenanigan – a devious trick used especially for an underhand purpose.

Brandon led Table Topics
Who is the greatest villainin modern literature? Nick 1:58
What is the worst book you ever read? Dick 1:35
If you were to write a book, what would it be about? Aimee 1:25
If you were stranded on a desert island, which 3 would you bring? Jeanine 1:44
You find yourself trapped in a library in the middle of the worst snow storm on record – what books do you burn to stay warm and why? Brandon 2:29
People say that dreams really do come true, but aren’t nightmares dreams too? Jeanine 1:40
Where is a case where people tend to contradict themselves in daily life? Dick 2:03
Do as I say, not as I do – is it ever ok to give that edict? Aimee 1:22
Most of us agree that speeding should be illegal, yet many of us still do it. Why? Nick 2:25
Some people would illegally download a song, but would never steal a CD. Why do you think this is the case? Derek 1:38
Rebuttal to the CD vs Download. Dick 1:16
Why is it that some poeple only seem to be happy when they are unhappy? Brandon 1:46
Her own “Karen story – Aimee 1:26
Would the world be better off if we all spoke one language? What would be lost? Jeanine 1:58
Cell phones and Smart phones have allowed us access to people in a way we never dreamed of even 20 years ago. Is that a good thing? Nick 2:08
Should telemarketing be illegal? Derek 1:34

Table Topics contest is next Tuesday – January 19th
International Speech Contest is January 26th

Weekly Meeting – January 5, 2021

Present: Andy, Jeanine, Lois, Brandon, Dick, Nick, Rhonda, Peter, Greg F., Ben

Andy spoke on “The power of No”
Lois spoke on “Does Mentoring Work?”

Rhonda led Table Topics:
Dick – What’s something new you’ve learned?
Jeanine – Who do you compare yourself to?
Ben – What gets you excited about life?
Nick – What life lesson did you learn the hard way?
Peter – If not now, then when?
Brandon – What do you wish you spent more time doing 5 years ago?
Greg – Is it possible to lie without saying a word?

Jeanine evaluated Andy and Greg evaluated Lois.

Best Table Topics Speaker was Peter.

Club Contests:
Table Topics – January 19
International – January 26

Area Contest – February 9th in the evening
TLI – February 13th