Friday, June 22, 2012

A Fun Evening

According to the calendar, summer is here. Who would know!  Actually, it did poke its head out from behind the clouds a few times yesterday, but thunderstorms were predicted.  A sure sign of summer, however is the volunteer dinner at St. James.  This is a fun time to chat with folks that one too often just sees in passing -  maybe passing the collection plate, passing out meals at the Cathedral Kitchen, or passing by with the EM’s* in the Entrance Procession at Mass. 

One guest at each table was assigned to pass around the various dishes, and at our table, this unfortunate was John – and given that he had waiter experience in a previous life, he did an excellent job. I was relieved that I had the strength to remain mute when volunteers were summoned.

I was happy to see my fellow blogger – well, that’s not quite right! She is the keeper of my fellow bloggers, Lady Alice and Lord Cecil. 

And lots of other friends as well.

Given the state of Summer in Seattle today, it’s hard to believe that one year I didn’t go because it was too hot!  Today is lovely, cool, cloudy, and breezy.  Just my thing.

*Eucharistic Ministers


Marta said...

I should have read this before I sent the e-mail asking if you enjoyed the dinner. It is apparent that you did. Nice photos.

I. F. said...

Such excellent company. And the cool weather meant no one we normally see only in passing was passing out. ;)

joannamauselina said...

Haha! Thank goodness for that! Those things can be so embarrassing.

Laura said...

Looks like everyone was truly having a good time. The service the volunteers perform must be truly appreciated too.