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A Feast for Body and Soul

Posted by Violet Nesdoly on November 25, 2010

Thirteen members and guests of the MSA Poets Potpourri Society gathered at the Kariton Gallery in Abbotsford on Wednesday, November 24 for an annual potluck to celebrate Christmas and several November birthdays.

President Brayden Sawatzky began the meal by reading his poem “Prayer for the Potluck”


Photos © 2010 by Violet Nesdoly

The food in all its variety (juice, eggnog, and a plate of pakoora with dipping sauce for starters with the main course of Caesar salad, turkey, ham, gravy, yams, potatoes, cranberry sauce, buns and butter, and for dessert fruit, chocolate treats — and I’m sure I’ve missed more than one thing!) was plentiful and delicious.

Photos © 2010 by Violet Nesdoly

Rita’s memories of Christmas in Mexico soon had everyone sharing scenes from Christmases past. Honorary member Thurlow Gowan, though absent, was present in Brayden’s reading of Thurlow’s poem “The Christmas Concert at Prairie Red Schoolhouse” from the newly released book Trail of Light. Alvin shared his annual Christmas newsletter poem, and Violet read a recently published poem. The evening wrapped up with one last trip to the buffet table for for any who still had room for a little more dessert.

Photos © 2010 by Violet Nesdoly

Photos © 2010 by Rita Carrington

Members of the MSA PPS meet one last time in 2010 for their Annual General Meeting.

It is scheduled for:

Wednesday, December 8
7:00- 9:00 p.m.
Kariton Gallery
2387 Ware St., Abbotsford B.C.

All members are invited to attend!


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