S: Books & Chocolate Book Club
BC: Created by suzE 2009 | !
FC: Book Club Established 2001
1: THE | BOOK | CLUB | Susie, Terry, Micki, Peggy, Aliza, Stephanie, Jane, Melanie & Susie
2: 2001 The Pleasing Hour The Invisible Circus Prodigal Summer The Bonesetter's Daughter Turbulent Souls The Jukebox Queen of Malta Girl with a Pearl Earring Girl in Hyacinth Blue The Feast of Love Bobos in Paradise | 2002 My Grandfather's Blessings Before and After Sister of my Heart Nickel And Dimed Peace Like a River Bel Canto The Lovely Bones Empire Falls Embers | Five Quarters of the Orange The Secret Life of Bees The Distant Land of My Father My Year of Meats Year of Wonders A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius A Primate's Memoir July, July The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B. Middlesex | 2003 | 2004 The Best Democracy Money Can Buy Cry the Beloved Country Fast Food Nation Transit of Venus Life of Pi The Time Traveler's Wife Jitterbug Perfume Family Matters The Kite Runner The Great Fire Molokai | The Piano Tuner Pride and Prejudice The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time All is Vanity My Sister's Keeper Good Grief Almost French: Love and a New Life in Paris Prague Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China Admissions One Thousand White Women | 2005 | bOOKS
3: 2006 A Million Little Pieces A Prayer for Owen Meany Shadow of the Wind Freakonomics Saturday Year of Magical Thinking March Out The Price of Motherhood The Glass Castle | bOOKS | bOOKS | 2007 Water for Elephants Saving Fish From Drowning Dreams from My Father The Thirteenth Tale A Spot of Bother Intuition The Space Between Us eat, pray, love Devil in the White City White Noise Suite Francaise | 2008 The Girls Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight The Awakening The Uncommon Reader Alice Waters & Chez Panisse You Remind Me of Me Light of Day A Thousand Splendid Suns Three Cups of Tea Loving Frank Mr. Pip The People of the Book Story of a Marriage | 2009 Animal, Vegetable, Miracle The Story of Edgar Sawtelle The Elegance of the Hedgehog The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Mudbound Ten Year Nap White Tiger The Help Cost Monique and the Mango Rains Outliers: The Story of Success Olive Kitteridge | bOOKS
4: Over the years... | two things remain consistent...
5: Good friends are the rare jewels of life... … difficult to find and impossible to replace. | we love to laugh and dance! | two things remain consistent...
6: Happy 50th Susie ! | 4/25/03
7: We show up on the doorstep and totally surprise Susie! We eat cake and have fun making silly crafts like lipstick holders out of Tampax holders and slippers out of maxi pads as pictured above.
8: January 2003 | Our first of our annual getaways! We had facials, went on walks, played games, and watched "Walk on the Moon" and "The Big Chill".
9: 12 03 | We ate good meals, went on walks, played games and watched many episodes of "Sex & the City".
11: 2004 Aliza's 50th | We dress up and go to Buca di Beppo with spouses and have a great time.
13: We played charades, Apples to Apples (Aliza won), did yoga, enjoyed the great weather, exchanged gifts, laughed and had fun! | 2005
14: Micki's | Basket theme: purses & shoes! | Singin' in the rain! | Aliza dances with Mowgli | 2 | 16 | 20 | 05
15: 50th Birthday Celebration! | We surprise Micki with a limo ride (scary driver!) into the city to dine at Asia SF , enjoy the show and dance. We all had a fabulous time and as they say "girls will be girls "and at Asia SF boys will be girls as well!
16: Another great year- knitting, playing Taboo, scrabble, and x-rated charades, watching movies, eating and laughing a lot at the gift exchange- Melanie ended up with Terry's wind chimes!
17: What is this?!
18: S | u | s | s | e | i | ' | C | e | l | e | b | r | a | i | t | o | n | at the Supper Club. We ate a 5-course meal off of trays on beds, lounging on pillows, while watching wild performance artists. The tall woman standing with Susie becomes the short bald man sitting next to Jane by the end of the evening!
19: at the Supper Club. We ate a 5-course meal off of trays on beds, lounging on pillows, while watching wild performance artists. The tall woman standing with Susie becomes the short bald man sitting next to Jane by the end of the evening! | Y | 2 | 5 | 0 | 7 | L | J | U | 2 | 0
21: Parties at Melanies' | Highlights: Micki as Elvis Susie E as Jack Sparrow Jane as Ugly Betty Aliza as Tinkerbell Terry as anything political Melanie as Penelope Pitstop Stephanie as Professor McGonagall
22: SEA RANCH 2007 | We ate well, enjoyed our walks, played charades, laughed ourselves silly at the gift exchange and watched "Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont" and "Gloomy Sunday".
23: Quite the useful gift! | "Oh my!"
24: let | cake | them | eat | ! | !
25: to all
28: We stayed in this retro place, exchanged gifts, ate well and watched "Gone, Baby, Gone" and a swedish movie.
29: We send Terry off to the cold with warm pj's and gifts and then dance and sing to the movie version of Mama Mia!
30: We took Jane to Club Monteros for delicious food and salsa lessons and dancing. Quite the scene and Jane proved to be a salsa dancing star! | 10/30/09
31: there is | no such thing as | TOO MUCH | fun
32: All dressed up and having a blast!
33: HAPPY | NEW YEAR | Celebrating at Susie's every other year or so is always a fun way to ring in the new year and say goodbye to the old! | Goodbye for now...