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Valerie
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  • Irvine, CA
  • United States
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When we die and go to heaven....

Started this conversation. Last reply by Valerie Aug 23, 2012. 2 Replies

...are we graded on a percentage or a curve? Do you have to be religious to be spiritual? Can secular ethics be taught in school?What is the proper way to load a dishwasher?What was the first piece…Continue

 

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Please indicate your World Café experience (ONLY IF YOU HAVE ACTUAL WORLD CAFE EXPERIENCE) in one or more of the following roles:
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If you are new to the World Cafe, would you please share how you heard about this community?
Hi Everyone! My name is Valerie Davisson, creator of "The Saturday Salon". Saw your website and wanted to congratulate everyone on creating and joining in meaningful conversations worldwide. My goal, through my website and book "Saturday Salon: Bringing Community and Conversation Back Into Our Lives", is to help people host evenings of great conversation on topics meaningful to them. Read more about what I do at thesaturdaysalon.com. I'd love to hear from you and have you share your stories and pics!
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What knowledge, skills or resources would you like to contribute to the World Café community to help it grow and flourish?
I am a supporter of rich conversations and community among diverse people everywhere. My goals are similar to the World Cafe Community and I hope we can help each other encourage people everywhere to start talking, listening and learning from each other.
What would you most like to receive from this community?
Hi, I am the creator of the Saturday Salon, a modern conversation salon, and supporter of rich conversations and community among diverse people everywhere. My goals are similar to the World Cafe Community and I hope we can help each other encourage people everywhere to start talking, listening and learning from each other.
Would you like to share a Web or Blog address?
http://thesaturdaysalon.com
What haven't we asked that you'd like to share?
The book, Saturday Salon: Bringing Community and Conversation Back Into Our Lives, is available in ebook form and print versions, through my site and Amazon, iBookstore, Nook, etc.; but my website is a good place to get started. I update it frequently with hosting tips, new recipes, pictures of new Saturday Salons, etc. Anyone who hosts a salon and sends me pics and the topics they discussed could be the "Featured Salon" of the month! And if anyone lives in the Orange County area, I would be happy to help them host a Saturday Salon of their own.

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Greetings!

Posted on August 22, 2012 at 7:15am 0 Comments

I am so encouraged by "meeting" so many World Cafe members online who share the goal of increasing communication to solve problems in the world, but also, just to enjoy talking with each other.  This is what my Saturday Salons are all about-dinner/discussion groups that bring people together to talk about whatever is on their minds.

Although in-person communication is the most powerful, online communication has a valuable place, and I am happy to join you in thinking about and…

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At 12:29pm on March 1, 2011, Benjamin Aaron Degenhart said…

Hi Valerie, welcome to this Online Community of Learning and Practice, thanks for joining :)

 

Oh interesting, could you share a link to The Saturday Salon? 

Maybe you can share more about yourself and your work in our introduction-section?

 

May this space serve you well Valerie - i am here for your questions, greetings from Denmark,

Benjamin | Global Communications Team

 
 
 

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