Musings (the blog section) of Manasota Mensa

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Instructions for Registration/Login

Skip directly to the Registration/Login information, if you like. New Changes. We've made some significant changes at the site. Let me summarize this. For many years we have had a discussion about including a calendar at the website. At the core of this conversation...

Manasota Activity Interest List

This page is both for information now, and as a resource, as it will also change dynamically over time. Feel free to write in with changes, or to comment below. The purpose of this is to coordinate the various interest areas, and create the gathering points: listing...

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Metal Dandelion Sculpture

Metal Dandelion Sculpture

You may have seen this in Mensa Brainwave. I so like that email newsletter. I just read an article about a Japanese artist who loves to metal-sculpt dandelions. (My hometown actually holds an annual festival to the weed, humorously enough.) But there was something...

May 2021, RVC Newsletter

     The 2021 American Mensa, Ltd. (AML) Elections are now underway, and any member who renewed prior to April 1 is eligible to vote. You should have received your ballot instructions either via email or by postal mail if you opted out of the electronic process. There...

Post-Covid Starbucks

Post-Covid Starbucks

L-R: Carol Cancilla, Don Chinnici, Elizabeth Falkner, Michael Drapkin, Keith Falkner, Marianne Gill, Linda Mason, Lynda Harris, and Priscilla Rosenthal.In our first face-to-face meeting since the pandemic, nine people attended. Beyond gratifying, it seemed to reflect...

Me and You and COVID-19

Me and You and COVID-19

Me and You and COVID-19 By David W. Tschanz I spent thirty years as an infectious disease epidemiologist in South Carolina, Arizona and Saudi Arabia.  I also write a lot lately on history and current affairs. Because of that I keep getting suggestions from my friends...

Quarantine: An Introvert’s Holiday

Quarantine: An Introvert’s Holiday

Thoughts, and opportunity list.   A few days ago, I humorously passed along a meme, Quarantine: An Introvert’s Holiday. It rings partly true for me: I’ve been an extrovert, and I’ve been an introvert. I remember the specific foolishnesses of those periods...

Me and You and COVID-19

Coronavirus Community Conversation

Craving contact? In these times of social distancing, we're thinking about ways for the group to stay in touch. As each one of the post-type pages at this site have the ability to comment at the bottom, we'd thought we'd dedicate a page simply to the comments and...

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