June 2002 Monthly Summary
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Sunday's with Katherine

Monthly Highlights



June 2002 



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2 June 2002

  • 17 Participants  -- Chat Length - 72 Minutes

  • JastaElf is feeling better

  • The_Bee's mother will be having surgery this week.  Good Luck!

  • The Queens activities during the Jubilee were discussed. 

  • The fire at Buckingham Palace was mentioned

  • Horseback Riding was talked about.  

  • Members of, and membership to, the Camberian Council was discussed

  • Peeps!

  • Tyops were had by all

  • Yoda overtook the channel briefly

  • StarWars II : Attack of the Clones was discussed

  • Religious Leaders of the Church of Gwynedd 

  • Kelson's heirs were speculated upon

  • Duncan's education was asked about

  • Katherine tells us what she *really* thinks about Gorony. ;)  

  • Harry Potter snuck in somehow too... 

  • Jasta's son did REALLY well at school!  YAY!!!

9 June 2002

  • 17 Participants, Chat Length - 52 minutes
  • Jasta is still having health problems.
  • Katherine and Scott went to Scotland for a friend's memorial service over the weekend
  • Kelos asked "What do you believe would happen if a drunk Deryni attempted to use a Portal and managed to initiate jump without a totally clear picture of the destination Portal's pattern?" Katherine replied "I don't think a drunk Deryni would have the appropriate focus to operate one."
  • Archangels were discussed at length.
  • Katherine was pretty productive early in the week.
  • The Quick-Portal is working really well. =)
  • A Deryni Fan joined us as a new chatter! Welcome Andy!
  • ottoman joined us from Turkey.
  • Kiri's scottish infrared keyboard got out of hand again. 
  • Deryni Tales was discussed - no spoilers however!

16 June 2002

  • 16 Participants, 82 Minutes

  • Peer was very active today.
  • Ireland does celebrate Father's Day th same day as the US.
  • Broadband connections were mentioned.
  • Katherine did not get anything done on her book thi week, however she did get a lot done on her Lectures, and Martine & Jessie's questions.
  • Katherine will be doing a 10 day Lecture Cruise in late June. 
  • Movies currently in the theaters were discussed. No Spoilers. Windtalkers, Scooby-Doo, Spiderman.
  • There no new news about what is making Jasta ill.
  • Mick Jagger's knighting was mentioned.
  • JastaElf wants to see Liam Neeson knighted, Kiri wants to know when this is! =)
  • Bynw asked who would be able to make it to the Midwest Gathering. (Contact him if your going!)
  • Duncan McLain came into channel to have a word with Jasta about "healing" ;)
  • No one has heard from Laura lately.. she is missed.
  • Shiral was honored by her co-workers for her short story Dhugal at Court being published in Deryni Tales
  • Katherine gave us the Topics of her and Scott's lectures.
  • Katherine will be speaking on: Templars, Wars of Scottish Independence, Hidden Dublin, and possibly on what it's like to be an author
  • Scott will be speaking on: simple heraldry, theft of the Irish crown jewels, and probably Scottish clans.
  • Scott will be doing a panel on Freemasonry at Darkover this year.
  • The delights of a luxury cruise were talked over
  • "Hot and cold running Bishops" were mentioned
  • The QE2 is being de-commissioned, and the Queen Mary 2 is now being built.
  • Cloning and the article in the NY times today was mentioned "genetically modified goats with spider genes spliced in, that will produce milk with silk protein"
  • Various Goat-Spider jokes flew.. er webbed about.
  • Spiders were discussed.
  • Do Clones possess souls? was asked, and speculated about.
  • Shiral asked "Have you ever thought of writing a Deryni Character with serious phobias?" Katherine answered "Er, no. But I've seriously thought about what would happen to someone with vision as bad as mine has gotten."
  • Jasta noted that Jehana had a fear of Deryni Magic, while Dennis noted "A number of characters with a fear of morals: Hubert, Murdoch, Manfred, Rhun..."
  • Eye problems, eyewear, and corrective methods were discussed in detail.
  • Bart asked "Could a person with a suicide trigger and has his/her powers blocked, could they still commit suicide? Katherine answered " A suicide trigger would work even better on a Deryni with power blocked."
  • Katherine indicated that there were Deryni in pre-Coup Gwynedd, and associated with the Haldanes in some fashion.
  • Katherine is still working on layering stuff at the beginning of In the Service of the King

23 June 2002

  • No Official Chat. Katherine en-route to Cruise.

30 June 2002

  • No Official Chat.  Katherine is on a Lecture Cruise. 





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