Re: anyone doing a weekday lunch series?
From: Julie Gallagher (
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:28:20 -0800 (PST)
For the last year we have had "BYO" Wednesday lunches in the Common House.
People just bring their lunch over and eat together. The number varies from
three to eight or nine. People who are around during the day appreciate a
chance to take a break and socialize a bit.

Julie Gallagher
Canine's Island Cohousing

On Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 7:08 PM, Muriel Kranowski <murielk [at]> wrote:

> A fellow resident and I wonder if it might work to have a weekday lunch on
> a regular basis - weekly or other - as quite a few of our members are
> around during the day M-F. I see this as outside of our common-dinner
> system. We have Saturday morning breakfasts in Jan and Feb which are very
> popular, but that's a special winter-time treat to help get us through the
> cold and dark months.
> If any of you folks have tried this at your community, I'd be most
> interested in knowing how it was structured, what worked, what didn't. I
> can imagine bring-your-own-lunch with tea and coffee made in the CH;
> everyone chips in some money and someone buys lunch fixings (maybe just
> occasionally); during the winter, someone volunteers to fix a large
> quantity of hot soup, someone brings bread, participants pay to cover those
> costs (or not).
> I welcome your histories with this and also your suggestions. So far this
> is just the germ of an idea on our side. Thanks!
>   Muriel
>   Shadowlake Vlilage
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