Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation

Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy amount of listening. In this insightful talk, she shares 10 useful rules for having better conversations. “Go out, talk to people, listen to people,” she says. “And, most importantly, be prepared to be amazed.” Click here to listen.

Eggplant Dishes Made Easy

Check out the Domestic Geek’s easy recipes using eggplant – a summer favorite. Click here.

5-Minute Meditation: Van Gogh’s Wheatfield, with Cypresses

Relax and enjoy the details of Van Gogh’s “Wheatfield with Cypresses courtesy of the National Gallery of Art. Click here.

Upcoming Alexandria Library

Cooking with Kole – Nutritious and Delicious, Saturday, June 12, 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Join an online cooking class straight to your own kitchen! Click here to register.

Diversity Book Club – In Extremis: The Life and Death of Marie Colvin,
Monday, June 14, 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Join us for a virtual discussion of the gripping life story of the great war correspondent Marie Colvin. Click here.

Food Travel and Maps – Tuesday, June 15, 10:00am – 11:00am

Learn how to get access to thousands of recipes, cooking instructions, travel information and maps of all kinds! Click here.
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