[Hpr] HPR_AudioBookClub

Patrick Dailey pdailey03 at gmail.com
Fri May 9 12:14:58 PDT 2014

Thanks, Charles. It seems like people just keep getting busier and busier
these days. I certainly feel that way about my own schedule. If ever you
can make one, you're more than welcome.

On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 3:11 PM, Charles Thayer <catintp at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I have trouble making and keeping plans for live events these days, so I
> could not even commit to having listened to this book in time for the
> recording.
> Sorry.
> Someone asked me whether my units series could cover distances on a
> galactic scale, such as astronomical units, light years, parsecs, and so
> on. That would require a preliminary show on rates of speed and reckoning
> distances from indirect evidence, and then developing the space distances
> from that basis.  Since Neil deGrasse Tyson got me into this situation with
> his Cosmos series, we should get him to do that show.
> I'm sure he could fit that into his schedule. <nose grows 2 cm>
> Now that would increase our listener base... I don't think it would bring
> in many new hosts, but you never know.
> Charles in NJ
> Sent from my iPad
> > On May 9, 2014, at 2:31 PM, Patrick Dailey <pdailey03 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hey, all. As of today no one has said that they plan to be at the next
> AudioBookClub recording. No one has said that they won't be there either,
> so I don't know where we stand. If I've picked a bad time to record the
> show, someone please tell me.
> >
> > There was only one other person (Colin) on the last recording with me,
> and it was a good show (imo) because of him, but we could have definitely
> used more people. I believe the book club is (or at least should be) more
> about people than books. The idea behind the show was/is to encourage
> participation in HPR, and to lower the barrier to entry as much as
> possible. If it's not doing that, then I'm doing something wrong.
> >
> > I don't think the show should be a monologue or a book report, and I
> fear that we may be heading in that direction. If anyone wants to help out,
> please let me know.
> >
> > --
> > Thank You,
> > Patrick Dailey
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Thank You,
Patrick Dailey
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