Friday, October 16, 2015

A Political Lecture

I have to admit I wasn't too excited about the topic, when a new friend invited me to attend a lecture series at one of the area country clubs.They have nationally known speakers once a month for six months.This lecture was on our upcoming Presidential election. I am not a very political person.Although, I always cast my vote. My mother taught me that you do not discuss politics or religion, especially with people you don't know. When I became a stewardess back in the 1960's I was told the same thing. Those two subjects were a no no....and I have lived by those rules.I also stay away from those topics on my blog. We must remember that I am new in town though...and treasure any invitation.
I do have to admit that I was very pleasantly surprised. The speaker, pictured above was Candy Crowley....who I recognized once I saw her.She served as CNN's chief political correspondent, has been awarded several Emmy's and was the first woman to moderate a presidential debate (2012).
I found her to be very smart, witty, informative and a great speaker. She is a real pro, and I came away with a lot of new knowledge and had a nice time too!

Today I am off to Dallas....that other big town near here. I am meeting two girlfriends that are part of my Lake City, Colorado pack...Surely we will find something interesting to do? Have a nice day...Janey


  1. Yes, she is a wonderful newsperson and you were lucky to be a part of the audience.

  2. Dearest Janey,
    There is nothing against a great speaker as they are rare. At least being that the person is knowledgeable, captivating and with a dose of good humor.
    You are a smart lady and I too like to adhere to that. Having been international consultants we always had to heed that advice. Pieter's Rotary Club also goes by that rule; no discussion about politics nor religion and it is good. Just mutual respect and that way we can learn the most of each other.
    Hugs and happy weekend!