Re: Common Meal Accounting and planning
From: Bitner/Stevenson (
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 13:16:53 -0600 (MDT)
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> I just have one comment on Lynn's discussion of common meals.
> I didn't realize that other groups had so few meals.  At southside park we
> have at least two meals a week and sometimes five - six, even after we
> have been here six years.  I think enthusiasm remains high for meals,
> although there are some households you rarely see.  The meals are usually
> good (not all of them), most everybody cooks, even the people who rarely
> eat.  If anything, our biggest problem is dealing with the noise generated
> by that many people at a meal.  During the summer a lot of people eat
> outdoors, but it is time to cool off and have us all inside.
By the way, everyone, that was written by Maryann Jones, whose name got
mostly lost.

Liz Stevenson
Southside Park Cohousing
Sacramento, California

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