Thomas Paine Birthday Celebration 2015

"The Headstrong Evening Club", Castle Green, Pasadena, California

Ellen Snortland
Ellen Snortland

... as Mercy Otis Warren.

The Headstrong Table
The Headstrong Table
Madam de Bonneville
Madam de Bonneville

... opens the meeting.

Ian Ruskin
Ian Ruskin

... as Thomas Paine.

A full house
A full house
Mr. Paine
Mr. Paine

... is amused.

Dale Reynolds
Dale Reynolds

... as Thomas Jefferson.

Margaret Downey
Margaret Downey

winner of Headstrong “Best Arguer” Contest

An Audience
An Audience

... full of great questions.

And now
And now

... a toast to Paine.

Jefferson Black
Jefferson Black

... as “The Greeter”.

The vote
The vote

... for Best Arguer.

The Lineup
The Lineup
A few words
A few words

... before we cut the cake.