Ivan and I stuffed the bundles on Tuesday. They didn't feel too stuffed, but there are 11 wonderful pieces of work in there, sent in by your brave and hardworking fellow members. Not a bad bundle for the middle of summer. As always, Ivan and I went around the dining room table while chatting about the last month, marking time. If anyone ever would like to join us, let me know and I will try to send you an email when we make our plan. Sometimes, the plan is only made the day before, which probably doesn't work for a lot of folks, but it seems to be the only way we can make it work around our schedules.
Some of you have noticed that the number on the bundle evelopes changed from 140 to 130. Our numbers aren't dropping that quickly, it was just a housecleaning issue so that we weren't having so many left over bundles, and hopefully saving you copy money or time in the printing shop. I meant to mention it in the last month's news, and then with the end of school, my close friends' wedding, and a couple camping trips, I didn't get a news item up. Now it feels like the summer has settled into the more regular pattern of weeding, weeding, weeding. I hope you are all having a calm summer. Thanks for your stories, poems, pictures, thoughts and ideas, and thanks to the silent readers out there too!
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