Meetup on 6/19
Beth and Ron visited for the first time. Bridget, Carl, Christine, Eric, Kerrie, Renee and later Rob joined for our Coworking meetup.
Bridget is an Nutritionist at Full Life Nutrition and told us about her work providing dietary consulting as well as grocery tours. Her newest addition is a Cooking Class. The next takes place at Office Junction on 6/25 for $40. She will show how to prepare Super Food Salads.
Carl told us about his time on the road in Florida and that he is happy to be back in the NW. He shared ideas about his new ventures.
Beth and Ron offer bookkeeping services and reconciling bank statements with Quickbooks, also QB Advisory and Training. Their business is Northbeam Consulting. They are looking for new clients.
Eric talked about his idea to start a video blog for his alter ego. His character has interesting world views and some personal struggles.
We talked about where to get professional head shots. Bridget shared a photo service that comes to Angelina once a month and Renee recommended another service she wanted to share with Beth by email.
Renee shared details about her upcoming Euro trip to do some research for her story sets and to participate in a conference in the UK.
Kerrie talked about her past projects as an editor, working on academic and engineering articles about textiles, robotics, a Japanese space program. Ron suggested to try Amazon mechanical turk to find other writing gigs. Christine added taskrabbit and oDesk to the list.
Christine shared her discoveries from watching TEDtalks - and the list of regrets people had on their dying bed. We discussed the regrets and how to act on this knowledge.
Rob joined us later after a conference talk and introduced himself and how happy he is in the NW. Eric mentioned the grey cloud 'sinking in on you' after about 5 years of living in Seattle.
We finished the meetup at 1.05 pm. Thanks everyone for bringing gluten free cookies, Chinese food, cheddar popcorn and other snacks to share.
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