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Poll update - Hi all, We've had a few last-minute additions to the poll for next month's book , so please take a minute to check them out and vote Colin M. Aug 13, 2016 6:09 AM
Meeting and poll reminder - Hi all, I just wanted to remind you to vote in the poll for next month's book . If you have any last-minute suggestions, please let me know - th Colin M. Aug 10, 2016 7:08 AM
Meeting and poll reminder - Hi all, Just wanted to remind you to vote in the poll for next month's book .  We'll be making the final selection at Monday's meetin Colin M. Jul 16, 2016 7:23 AM
Meeting and poll reminder - Hi all, Just a reminder that we're meeting Monday at Osteria da Nino and there's a Colin M. Jun 17, 2016 5:42 PM
Poll for next month's book - Hi all, I just put up the poll for next month's book . We'll make the final decision at Monday's meeting. I carried over the top 5 from Colin M. Apr 13, 2016 10:17 PM
Poll reminder - Hi all, Just wanted to remind you to vote in the poll for next month's book . There were a couple of late additions to it, so add a vote for them Colin M. Mar 17, 2016 6:55 AM
RE: [History-Buffs-Book-Discussion­-and-Activity-Group] Poll for April's book - Friends, I'd like to make a pitch for the Stargardt book. The review in the New York Times was very complimentary, and many of the other books we have chosen in the recent past have been pretty light. Sylvia ______________________________­__________ S. R. Feb 24, 2016 10:48 AM
Poll for April's book - Hi all, I've put up the poll for April's book. There's still room for a few more, so send them along. I dropped some of the suggestions from last night because they aren't readily available. http://www.meetup.com/History-­Buffs-Book-Discussion-an Colin M. Feb 23, 2016 8:26 PM
Meetup details changed: They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil War, by Blanton & Cook - Hi all, I'm pushing our meeting back a week. Sorry, but the weather forecast for tomorrow looks pretty dire: 1-3" of sleet and freezing rain, and probably staying cold enough that the roads will ice up. Here's the link to the updated ev Colin M. Feb 14, 2016 10:14 PM
Fw: printing money, really printing money -- 01/25/16 - Faith R. Jan 25, 2016 9:40 AM
Meeting reminder and poll - Hi all, Just a reminder that we have a meeting coming up soon and a poll for the next book. We're about two weeks out, and we have a bigger-than-usual book, so don't procrastinate. Colin M. Jan 2, 2016 6:16 AM
Re: [History-Buffs-Book-Discussion­-and-Activity-Group] Location for next meeting - Hi all, The poll wasn't really conclusive, so we'll hold Monday's meeting at Teais Colin M. Nov 12, 2015 2:03 AM
Hamilton & Burr - Hi all, I thought this might be of interest: John Sedgwick, the author of War of Two: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Duel that Stunned the Nation will be appearing at Politics & Prose this Thursday. Mo Colin M. Nov 8, 2015 6:15 AM
Location for next meeting - Hi all, Atara has generously offered to let the book club meet at her apartment. It's just off the GW Parkway at the north end of old town Alexandria. Would you prefer to meet there or at Teaism as usual? I've put up a Colin M. Nov 8, 2015 6:08 AM
Sarah Vowell @ Politics & Prose tonight! - Hi all, Sorry this is so last-minute, but I only just found out that Sarah Vowell (author of The Wordy Shipmates and others) will be at Politics & Prose tonight to talk about her new book.  Colin M. Oct 22, 2015 12:25 PM
Poll & reminder - Hi all, I just put up the poll for what to read for November . Sorry, I thought I'd done that earlier! If you have any last-minute suggestions, l Colin M. Oct 17, 2015 8:53 AM
Fall for the Book festival (History Buffs Meetup) - Hi all, I got a message about the "Fall for the Book" festival. Hadn't heard of Colin M. Sep 13, 2015 4:39 PM
Meeting and poll reminder - Hi all, Just wanted to remind you that we have just over a week until the next meeting . Also, vote in Colin M. Sep 12, 2015 9:02 PM
Poll reminder - Hi all, Just a reminder to vote for books for next month if you haven't already. See you Monday! - Colin Colin M. Aug 15, 2015 12:05 PM
History author appearance 8/10 - There's a author appearance at Politics & Prose that I thought folks might be interested in: http://www.politics-prose.com/­event/book/christopher-dickey-­our-man-charleston-britains-se­cret-agent-civil-war-south CHRISTOPHER DICKEY - O Colin M. Aug 6, 2015 8:59 PM
History book poll for September - Hi all, I've set up a new poll for September's book . I weeded out the less popular items from last month's poll, and added some new suggestions Colin M. Jul 26, 2015 10:17 PM
New book poll - Hi all, I've set up a new poll for next month's book. Vote for whatever looks interesting, and we'll ratify the choice at tomorrow's meeting. Hope to see you there! http://www.meetup.com/History-­Buffs-Book-Discussion-and-Acti­vity-Group/ Colin M. Jul 19, 2015 6:14 AM
Re: [History-Buffs-Book-Discussion­-and-Activity-Group] Joseph J. Ellis at Politics & Prose this Wednesday, 7pm - This looks like the sort of thing likely to be carried by C-SPAN's American history coverage on the weekends. On Jun 3, 2015, at 17:41, Richard Eaton < [address removed] > wr Erik Jun 4, 2015 12:14 AM
Re: [History-Buffs-Book-Discussion­-and-Activity-Group] Joseph J. Ellis at Politics & Prose this Wednesday, 7pm - Hope to see everyone on the 15th! Richard Eaton richmail1 Richard E. Jun 3, 2015 5:37 PM
Joseph J. Ellis at Politics & Prose this Wednesday, 7pm - Hi all, In case you're interested, Joseph J. Ellis will be appearing at Politics & Prose this Wednesday night at 7pm, in support of his new book, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789. http:// Colin M. Jun 2, 2015 9:02 AM
Tonight & Snow - Hi all, It looks like we need to postpone tonight's meeting on account of snow. It's not very heavy now, but it's supposed to get worse. And traffic will probably be awful regardless.  I'll reschedule it for next week. Colin M. Feb 16, 2015 4:59 PM
Vote in the Poll for a Brunelleschi's Dome Discussion Date - Naomi graciously agreed to let me organize and lead the Brunelleschi's Dome discussion.   Go to the History Buffs Book Discussion Meetup page and select from the "More / Polls" submenu the poll for which day to meet to discuss Brunelle Sharon Jan 17, 2015 11:41 AM
Explanation - Hello again, History Buffs! Sorry for the multiple emails but some members have emailed me asking, "Hey, what happened?"  I'm glad some of you care because this is a wonderful group.  I kept it short because I am sometimes accused of providin Naomi Jan 17, 2015 10:47 AM
Monday meeting cancelled - Hello History Buffs, I wanted to ensure that you all saw that the Monday meeting has been canceled.  In addition, please let me know if any of you may be interested in taking over as the organizer for this meetup group. Thanks, Naomi Jan 17, 2015 12:45 AM
Checking in! - Hello History Buffs, I am sorry I have not been able to attend this group's activities for awhile.  Still, I'd like to keep the group going.  To help me cover the costs, I've added a membership fee.  I made it as small as is allowed under th Naomi Jan 5, 2015 8:39 PM
Upcoming History Buff's meeting - Hi everyone, I hope your holidays are going well. Regarding our next meeting, at our last meeting we decided it would be OK if people just read (or listen to) anything they would like about John Wilkes Booth and we'll just discuss him in genera Naomi Dec 30, 2013 8:11 PM
Meetup details changed: Discuss "The Men Who United the States" by Simon Winchester (beginning) and... - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/History-­Buffs-Book-Discussion-and-Acti­vity-Group/events/150 Naomi Nov 17, 2013 11:22 PM
Meeting Date Clarification - Hello group, It was brought to my attention that there is some confusion about the date of our first meeting.  The meeting is tonight, Nov. 11, at 6:30 at the Old Town Teaism.  I am very sorry - the date was changed, leading to the confusion. Naomi Nov 11, 2013 6:41 AM
Re: Re: [History-Buffs-Book-Discussion­-and-Activity-Group] Getting started - Hi Lucy, I like the idea of a trip to Gunston Hall - I've been wanting to go there. I will also check out the book - sounds interesting. Naomi Nov 11, 2013 6:36 AM
Re: [History-Buffs-Book-Discussion­-and-Activity-Group] Getting started - So disappointed I can't make tomorrow's meeting!  I do have a suggestion for a book--George Mason, Forgotten Founder by Jeff Broadwater.  How many people are even aware of his contributions to the formation of our nation?  Anyway, w Lucinda Nov 10, 2013 9:18 PM
Getting started - Hello fellow history buffs! I'm looking forward to our first meeting on Monday (Nov. 11) at 6:30 p.m. at Teaism in Old Town (682 N St Asaph Street,  Alexandria ,  VA).  In addition to the book discussion, we can generate a li Naomi Nov 8, 2013 12:03 PM

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