What do Wisconsin and bloom have in common? I'm fixin' to tell you! Friday I boarded a plane to fly to Madison, WI to speak to the Wisconsin Daylily Society on Saturday. I left Chattanooga at 7:20 am and arrived in Memphis one hour later at 7:20 am. Yes, I crossed a time zone, I was now on central time. Left Memphis at 9:15 am and landed in Madison at 11:00 am.
Members of the club kept filing into the meeting room and I thought they would never stop. I estimated there ended up being about 75 people in the audience. The room was packed. Snacks were available throughout the meeting.
A short business meeting was held by Francis Kleckner, vice president, then it was my turn. I don't believe I have spoken to a more attentive and interested group than the Wisconsin Daylily Society. I could tell they were paying attention because they laughed and oohed and ahhed right on cue. At the end there were many excellent questions. If you ever get the opportunity to speak to this august group, do not hesitate, go directly to go!
Conrad Wrzesinski had all of the audio visual equipment organized. We had dropped off my thumb drive the night before, and he had the program all loaded and ready to go. Thanks Conrad for being so organized.
Now to the bloom part . . . oh, that is the next episode!