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        2018 Schedule


Celebrating the centennial of the second awarding of the Pulitzer Prize - and the first medal!  

Also, one hundred years ago, the Telemachus chapter from Ulysses is published by James Joyce - yes, we read that!    


 
Meeting Date Host Selection  Notes
Thursday 
25 January  2018
Dick Jensen
dickj43@yahoo.com
7120 Hawthorn Avenue, NE
797-4530

From I-25 & Alameda: 
Go East on Alameda  0.7 miles.  Turn left (North) at the 4-way stop at Louisiana.  Go 0.5 miles (3rd street) to Florence.  Turn right.  Go 0.1 mile to Palm Yucca.  Turn right.  Go 0.1 mile.   Palm Yucca dead ends at Hawthorn.  Turn right.  7120 is the 4th house on the left.

From Tramway:  Go West on Paseo, then North on Wyoming.  Look for Blue Cypress about 1 mile north of Alameda (it is called Glendale to the right, Blue Cypress and the entrance to the housing development to the left.)
Take an immediate left onto Automn which curves around to the East and becomes Hawthorn.  A mile or so gets you to 7120.
a Man Called Ove


I'm interested to see the Club's response to this book.

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman was originally published in Aug 2012.   337 pages in length.  There are 20 copies in our Library system, inexpensive used copies are plentiful, and it is also available on Kindle. 

Thursday 
22 February  2018
Ron Bousek

  (262-0207)
 
  701 Loma Linda Pl SE
Lead/Coal;
between Carlisle and Washington, take
Montclaire south




Thursday
29 March 2018

  Bob Woods

Academy at Tramway

11921 Caribou Ave., NE
(
299-6928)

From Academy and Tramway,
go WEST on Academy for 3 blocks,
then take a RIGHT (North) onto Antelope Run which deadends into Caribou.
House is in front of you, a little to the left.


woodsR@asme.org



       

Thursday
26 April 2018

Jack Ferrell

17 Sunset Blvd
Placitas, NM
I-25 Exit 242

East on NM 165.

Right at the 5-mile marker onto Tunnel Springs Road.
Right onto Quail Meadow Road (first street on right - 0.2 mile)
Right onto Leah Lane (first street on right-0.4 mile)
HARD right onto Sunset Blvd
(100 yards)
17 Sunset Blvd is the second drive/house on the left after the
 "Private Drive--No Turn Around" sign (approximately 200 yards).
   





Thursday
  31 May 2018

Tom Genoni  (292-4985)
1616 Catron SE

(Take The Road into 4-Hills, turn right at the Y onto Stagecoach, left at the 4-way stop sign onto Cuatro Cerros, 2nd right onto Bernalillo, then 1st left onto Catron.  About half-way down Catron, 1616 house is on the right.)



Plainsong
Tentative Selection
- ask Prof. Genoni to confirm .
..

Set in the fictional town of Holt, Colorado, it tells the interlocking stories of six of the inhabitants.

The title comes from a type of unadorned music sung in Christian churches, and is a reference to both the Great Plains setting and the simple style of the writing.


Only 2 copies in our ABC library but many  many used on-line.
Thursday 
  28 June 2018

Ken Gillen

(797-8956)

331 White Oaks Dr. NE

(From Tramway and Live Oak Rd [one block N. of Paseo del Norte], go EAST 0.6 mi on Live Oak, then SOUTH 0.3 mi on White Oaks Dr. to last house on right.  Intersection of WhiteOaks and Paintbrush. Pay no attention to most of the house numbers.)




Thursday, 
26 July 2018


Rob
Easterling (286-8796)  
East Mountains: 51 Avenida del Sol,
Cedar Crest, NM 87008
Take N14  4.5 mi. N of I-40
(exit 175, Cedar Crest).
Turn Left into Ventana del Sol subdivision.
  Follow
 keypad instructions.
The Dog of the South 
ALERT: Plot Summary:

Ray Midge's wife, Norma, has run off with Guy Dupree, her ex-husband – in Ray's Ford Torino. From reading credit card receipts, Ray learns the couple are in Mexico. He packs up a Colt Cobra and goes after them, determined to get back his car (and his wife, maybe).

Thursday 
30 August 2018

Charlie Palmer (cell:  263-4586) 

1506 Park Ave SW

From I-25, go West on Central or Lomas; then South on 14th St.  
Cross Central, continue 2 or 3 blocks, then turn right onto Park (1st stop sign).

 

27 September 2018
Keith Gilbert

 (265-8122) or (250-0991)

From Wyoming, go West on Zuni to Carlisle;
Go South on Carlisle until the median disappears;
(or changes drastically);
Go East;
Keith is on this street, on the North side.


 



 Thursday
  25 October 2018

 Dick Arms

800 Wagon Train SE

Four Hills  
Take the Road into
4-Hills, turn right at the Y onto Stagecoach.


You will come to a 3-way Stop sign. Dick's house
is at the top of the hill following, at corner of Toro
and Wagon Train. (Stagecoach becomes Wagon Train
as you "go around the corner"
).

  
[5th] Thursday: 
29 November 2018
[Thursday AFTER Thanksgiving]

Bob Simon

1415 Park Ave SW

(246-8136)

From I-40, go South on Rio Grande Blvd, then left (East) on Central; then South on 14th St.  

Continue 2 or 3 blocks, then turn RIGHT onto Park  (first stop sign)  
 


Alternatively,

one might chose to turn on 15th St. at the bank building and go two blocks on the left side or three blocks on the right side to the corner of Park.  My house will be on the corner on your left.


Oh! Pioneers

Tentative Selection
- ask Prof. Simon to confirm .
..










Thursday 

27 December 2018
 

Mike Blackledge   (294-6030)
14321 Stalgren Ct NE

(from Tramway & Copper, go East 5 blocks [counting on right], then right on Parkside, immediate left onto Stalgren Ct.)



The Fault in our Stars
The Fault - Quote 2

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