San Diego Pioneer Poetry Slam!

Take a trip back in time to experience San Diego in the early 1900s, through the eyes of a pioneer woman.  “The Zig-Zag Trail” is a collection of poetry written by Lorena Catherine Harden that traces her journey from a child growing up on the prairie to San Diego, where she became an outspoken proponent of justice and human rights. The story is told in poetry with vintage photography, and presented by her great-granddaughter, Claire Condra.

Do these hills look familiar?  Can you guess the location of this San Diego scene?  You'll have to come to our February assembly to find out!

Press Release

 About the Speaker

Claire Condra is a software industry veteran, business and technology journalist, and book publisher. Claire is one of eBay's Women in Technology, and produces product documentation for online merchants. Claire is a native San Diegan and local history buff who grew up in the canyons of Balboa Park. On the weekends,  she can usually be found puttering around her “wildlife sanctuary” garden, which is home to numerous birds, gophers, skunks, and the occasional possum.

WHEN
February 23, 2014 at 11am - 1pm
WHERE
San Diego Women's Club
2557 3rd Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
United States
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18 RSVPS
Pippa Nixon Andrew Lange Marlene & Marc Hamovitch James Bruton James Lawrence Amanda Truesdale Maren Castaneda Tina Pollock brendan bartnik Steven Soden Laura Heywood Sandra Medina Jessica Moore Elizabeth Heintz

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  • Pippa Nixon
    rsvped 2014-02-22 11:05:26 -0800
  • Andrew Lange
    rsvped 2014-02-22 09:54:24 -0800
  • Marlene & Marc Hamovitch
    rsvped +1 2014-02-20 00:11:48 -0800
  • James Bruton
    rsvped 2014-02-14 05:08:58 -0800
  • James Lawrence
    rsvped 2014-02-13 11:51:36 -0800
  • Amanda Truesdale
    rsvped 2014-02-11 05:44:30 -0800
  • Maren Castaneda
    rsvped 2014-02-11 05:44:30 -0800
  • Tina Pollock
    rsvped 2014-02-08 05:05:01 -0800
  • brendan bartnik
    rsvped 2014-02-08 05:05:00 -0800
  • Steven Soden
    rsvped 2014-02-08 05:05:00 -0800
  • brendan bartnik
    is hosting. 2014-02-07 14:11:19 -0800
  • Laura Heywood
    rsvped +1 2014-02-06 10:35:20 -0800
  • Sandra Medina
    rsvped 2014-02-05 21:48:39 -0800
  • Claire Condra
    commented 2014-02-03 20:56:11 -0800
    Hi Debbie — Thank you so much, and have fun in London!
  • Debbie Allen
    commented 2014-02-03 20:29:23 -0800
    Keep up the good work. I will see you in March. In February, I will be at the London Sunday Assembly!
  • Jessica Moore
    rsvped 2014-01-25 08:51:18 -0800
  • Elizabeth Heintz
    rsvped 2014-01-23 16:47:40 -0800

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