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SCN Caberet: Musical Memories & Anecdotes with Sue Bilch & Paullette McDougal

My father has a phrase for it in his beautiful poem: “Music brings memories.” Yes, indeed it does. Working from that premise, Sue Bilch and Paullette McDougal presented a thrilling cabaret performance for the Story Circle Network Saturday luncheon. It occurred to me during the performance, as I listened, enjoyed, and looked around the room, […]

SCN Conference Silent Auction Sampling

Silent auctions can be good fund-raisers for organizations. Here at the Story Circle Network National Memoir Conference in Austin, we’re having one, too. Cleverly, after the rousing keynote address by Nancy Slonim Aronie (who turned out to be my sister in socks), the closing event of the evening was a lovely dessert buffet in the […]

SCN Conference Goody Bag makes me feel like a movie star

At registration each of us received a beautiful translucent lavendar Goodie Bag. Did we have any Faragamo shoes inside? Nope, but there were teas, candies, special soaps, lotion a hand-crafted journal, and “The Tale of Cuckoo Bow Wood” from the Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter Mysteries by Susan Wittig Albert, the founder of Story Circles […]