Dana Singer here, the executive director of SNAG. I apologize for
my delay in sending this email (I’ve been traveling for most of the
month and sent it to the wrong address last week).
I had the pleasure of coming to my first Orchid dinner in Tucson.
I’ve been receiving Orchid since Charles Lewton-Brain, Karen
Christians and Anne Hollerbach told me about it a couple of years
ago. I’ve learned a lot from it, not the least of which is what an
amazing community this is.
I was Karen’s guest in Tucson, and in turn I hosted several SNAG
members (Kristin Beeler, Cindy Sumner and Maureen Zappellini). I
loved being there, and had a great time. The comraderie and
affection in that room was quite touching and I left profoundly
SNAG and Orchid have much to share, and I hope to be exploring some
collaborative ideas in the future. Charles is going to write
something for SNAG News, using Hanuman’s letter that Alan Revere
read to us at the dinner. We could create a great synergy between
Thank you for welcoming me to the fold that night.