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attend Moonrise Picnic - Wed 15 Dec 6-8 PM on Pont des Arts

Ahoy there,

Our next Full Moon Picnic will be Wed Jan 15 from 6 - 8 PM with moonrise around 6:30 PM.

This full moon was known as known to American Indians as the Full Wolf Moon as wolves howled nearby in the long winter night. It has also been called the "Moon After Yule."

WHAT: Everyone brings food and drink to share. Hot drinks (mulled wine, tea, hot chocolate) are HIGHLY recommended. I'll bring my famous hot apple cider.

WHERE: Pont des Arts. We'll gather around a bench towards the Left Bank side of the bridge. Nearest metros: Pont Neuf and Louvre-Rivoli. 

WHEN: Wednesday, 15 January, 6-8 PM 

WHY: Share one of the most memorable sights in Paris with some of the nicest people around. 

WHO: You and your friends.

HOW to find us: Look for lunatics chattering in English (and French), laughing and drinking.  Keep your eyes out for a small white telescope on tripod if the sky is clear. Check in by cell phone if you can't find us:[masked] 97.

THEME: Breaking New Year's Resolutions. You've made 'em. You've started... and stopped. So tonight you can end the charade.

PUZZLER:  What better way to disprove global warming than when idiot scientists get stuck in the ice in the summer in Antarctica?

PUZZLER ANSWER. They didn't get stuck because of increased ice; they got stuck because of strong winds that blew the ice into their path and cause deep buildup. Yes, it adds a convenient soundbite for those in denial, but the real issue is CLIMATE CHANGE, not simply GLOBAL WARMING. Just ask the people on the east coast of the US freezing their butts in the coldest weather in decades. (Yesterday, all 50 states experienced at least one location with temperature below freezing, including Hawaii (volcano summit).

ciao for niao,
Captain Bob

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  • Catherine J

    I'm so glad you all had a good time out there, true troopers all under the rain ! And sooooo sorry I wasn't there, too. with you . (But you don't want to catch what I have which is dragging on forever.... :(. )
    See you next time!!!!! Oft-time co-hostess Catherine :D

    January 16, 2014

  • Frederick G.

    my first time but not last - nice group

    January 16, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks for the great conversation everyone such a lovely way to spend a Wednesday evening. For those of you that wanted to read my health blog stay in touch. Bo x

    January 16, 2014

  • Nicholas H.

    Wonderful! Tkx Bob...

    January 16, 2014

  • Karen Pratt R.

    I am sure it was great as usual. I stayed home with laryngitis - but DID have some hot spiced wine!

    January 15, 2014

  • Athina A.

    Another lovely evening despite the drizzle - after all, who can complain about being made Queen?! :-)

    January 15, 2014

  • Sylvie

    very kind atmosphere despite the cold rain

    January 15, 2014

  • Jill D.

    Fabulous! In spite of the rain i met a lot of great people!!! Lots og food and drinks...;I will be back!!!

    January 15, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Too bad I can come tonight ... hope to join next time !

    January 15, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Leaving work now. Hope to be there by 7 and find somebody. Bringing nice aromatic tea.

    January 15, 2014

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