Re: Invitation: First fall Hopework circle and supper Sunday, Sept. 29, 3-7 PM
From: Anita Wallace (
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2013 06:39:35 -0700 (PDT)
Thanks, Lynn, for the invitation.

I will be out of town this weekend viewing the fall colors and camping in
the UP.  I have enjoyed the Hopeworks gatherings.
I will look forward to attending in the future.


On Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 11:50 PM, Lynn Englund <lynn [at]> wrote:

> Dear Hopework friends and Philosophy Camp alumni,
> There's a feeling of new energy in the air with cool breezes and warm sun.
> Our luxuriously long summer days have quickly shortened to a few days of
> near equal daylight and darkness. It won't be long before the tables turn
> and winter's long nights and short days arrive. As a way to honor the
> change of the seasons and the beginning of fall, I invite you to join John
> and me on this Sunday for a simple meal (bring food or beverage to share)
> followed by the pleasure of listening to each others' stories about the
> endings, new beginnings, and transitions in our lives.
> Invitation for Sunday, September 29, 4-7 PM
> RSVP: I have room for about 12 people around the table (maybe 20 if we
> move it out of the way!). Please let John or me know by Saturday night
> (9/28) how many plan to attend.
> Time: Arrive at 4:00 pm. The meal will begin about 4:30 pm. We usually
> finish telling stories and cleaning up about 7:00-7:30 pm, depending on the
> size of the group.
> Menu: Bring food or a favorite beverage to share. I'll provide a main dish
> (usually vegetarian) and will make coffee and offer my assortment of teas.
> For those of you who are new to this invitation, Hopework is the practice
> of creating opportunities for people to get to know and like each other,
> and to find renewed hope and purpose with and from each other. Hopework
> evenings are a way to reconnect with friends who have shared in our work
> and meet new acquaintances who share our interests. Each month we look
> forward to greeting Hopework friends, Philosophy Camp/Lives Worth Living
> alumni and fellows, and welcoming new friends and acquaintances.
> Hopework gatherings will occur on the last Sunday of the month from
> September through April with a different topic each month.
> Philosophy Camp alumni, this is the only invitation you will receive to
> Hopework events, unless you choose to subscribe to the Hopework
> announcement list.
> Email or call if you have questions.
> Lynn Englund and John Wallace
> The Metro Lofts
> 2650 University Ave West, #315
> Saint Paul, MN 55114
> Map and directions:
> Lynn
> 651-646-0069 (home)
> 612-710-7287 (cell)
> BUS: Take the 16 or 50 bus to "Berry Street" The Metro Lofts is the
> building with Snap Fitness and Dunn Bros on the main floor.
> PARKING: Park on the streets to the south or west of the building and come
> up the back stairs to the main entrance. Parking in the large lot off
> University Ave on the west side of the building is marked for commercial
> customers only, but short-term guest parking is not an issue.
> BUILDING ENTRY: Push "451" on the security box for John to buzz you into
> the building, or "300" for Lynn. The elevator is to the right of the lobby.
> Turn left on the 3rd floor when you get off; we're in unit 315.
> Unsubscribe, archives and other info at:

Anita Lenore Wallace
Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Philosophy
University of Minnesota
831 Heller Hall
271 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN   55455
612.624.6416 phone
612.626.8380 fax

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