Weekly Meeting Minutes – November 3, 2020

In attendance: Brandon Kinsey, Dick Linehan, Andy Bern, Jeanine Kinsey, Peter Palmer, Nick Delfino, Rhonda Sternberg, Benjamin Yen, Lois Margolin,

Guest: SHAHZIL RAZA from Pakistan, Dibia Desoza from UK Coventry Hospital

Word of the day: sesquipedalian [adj] (of a word) polysyllabic; long

Jeanine led the Table Topics:
First, we put the Big Bad Wolf on trial for distruction of property of the 3 little pigs:
Dick was our prosecuting attorney
Andy was our defense attorney
Brandon was the pig who built the straw house (proseturion witness)
Peter was the Big Bad Wolf’s little brother (defense witness)
Ben was the Big Bad Wolf’s little brother (defense witness)
Nick was the big bad wolf
The group agreed that the Big Bad Wolf was innocent
Lois talked about this year’s Halloween celebration
Peter shared his favorite Halloween memory
Andy told us about his Thanksgiving plans for 2020
Dick explained sesquipedalian to us in his own terms
Brandon told us how he feels about the fact that Christmas is already in full swing
Ben told us about his favorite holiday from Taiwan – the Moon festival
Nick shared how school is going for his nephews with the COVID environment at school
Lois shared what she is most looking forward to about the Holidays this year
Jeanine was asked to tell whether 2020 should be the year that never was, or the year that had to happen

Best Table Topics speaker was Brandon for his war on Christmas

By Jeanine Kinsey

Jeanine has been a member of Toastmasters since August 2006. She has served in several club officer roles and district roles since then including District Treasurer, Conference Chair, District Webmaster, Division Governor, Lieutenant Governor Marketing, Lieutenant Governor Education & Training and District Director. She is a Web Designer, Consultant and speaker and enjoys sharing her stories of living "Blindsighted" with her audiences. She is also very active in her church and in the Boy Scouts and enjoys hiking, camping and reading in her spare time. She has 2 children and 2 grandchildren.

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