What a wonderful Christmas party was held at Carnegie on Dec. 15th! One of our members came from her freshman year at MSU to join us. We played some fun Austen games and Sarah from MSU won both of them! Everyone. however, went home with a DVD of music from Jane Austen's time. We read about Christmas in Georgian (and Regency) England and discussed how things had changed. And, of course, we enjoyed tea, cookies and cake as well as lively conversation.
Need some help for those special holidays this month? How about these?
If you love books or collect them, you'll find the Bookman series by John Dunning fascinating and very entertaining. They are mysteries, starring Cliff Janeway, cop turned bookman and bookshop owner. A bookman is a person who engages in buying and selling books or a person who loves books; a collector. There are five books in the series, all at JDL. John Dunning has been a bookscout (a person who looks for old books,) worked at race tracks all over the west, been a copyboy, investigative reporter, journalism/writing professor, radio host, political press secretary an