by John Brooke
As their key
note speaker, I thought this is the damnedest
Testimonial Event I had ever attended.
Chairperson, some woman, I cant recall her
name, attempted to introduce me, she
couldnt remember my name either. For
gods sake what an insult. Well, I
wasnt able to think of hers, so I guess
were were even.
subject I proposed to deliver, it sort of slipped
out of my mind at the time. What did I intend to
be talking about anyway? Something to do with
memory work, or possibly recitation.
I queried the members, Did you see that
sunset on Sunday?
listened to me anyhow. These people couldnt
sit still for more than 5 seconds.
Ill try to describe the beauty to you.
What am I describing anyway? I said.
distracting audience, fidgeting, playing with
their silverware. Give me your opinions on
the medical marijuana situation in California?
Will you stay still for a moment? Pay attention
served Food and booze. Other speakers spoke, I
believe, but they didnt say anything
The event, The
10th. maybe the 13th. Annual Testimonial Dinner
for the founder of this society. Not one member
present could recall the founding guys name.
way, what is the name of The Society Im