Bruce advises that the November meeting will be really early: Thursday 3Nov, which is the first (not the third) Thursday of the month. Normally we need to schedule to steer clear of the Thanksgiving holiday. We're still beavering our way through the veritable explosion of FDA-inspired new (and temporary) blend introductions. The great RussO's 2 RO Series with the small batch Periques and his fabulous Acadian Golds, the retro Drucquers from Greg Pease, and some other yet undisclosed goodies from before are being bandied around.