Thanks for taking the time and jotting.
> Jane prepared some very tasty grub and was a
> most gracious hostess
Personally, I think we are all extroverts provided "the topic at hand" takes our fancy.... and that is where we differ from the mainstream pronounced "extrovert" definition. I used to space out in 25 seconds flat in conversations involving Desperate Housewives or even 20-20 cricket matches -- leading to all sorts of grief and heartaches.
But if you came and talked to me about any of the following, "Jacob's new job and his DW's plans for Chicago, nutrition (and health), some very philosophical strivings about daily life in the state of 'retirement', how the world works? ", then I would have been like this:
And if that wasn't enough, with the kind of interesting company we all keep on the forums, I would have talked the hind leg off a donkey for the whole evening all by myself!
Next time get a grown up board games (aka German board games) such as Dominion (competitive) or Pandemic (cooperative) to these meetups and the proceedings would liven up even more......