Shanghai'd

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Went to the meeting tonight as innocent as a little lamb and got shanghai'd.

I had allowed myself to be voted in to their board as an unaffiliated member - no specific tasks assigned (a pool of six members). This is perfect as I am still at the farm on a regular basis and am busy remodeling my house, building the shop and closing out my life in Maple Falls. I have been involved in organizations before and have run businesses most of my life so I do know how to do this but I was not planning to step up to the management plate quite yet.

A new line item on tonight's agenda was my nomination and unanimous vote for my position as Vice President.

Crap. I will do it and I do run a good meeting but still, was not planning to be this involved this quickly.

A couple of the other members and I retired to a local for a couple pints and some munchies and went over future plans.

Really great people and looking forward to service but was not planning to get so engaged so soon.

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