Teresa C. JonesTeresa C. Joneshttps://www.themetropolitain.ca/articles/author/153engA True Salonhttps://www.themetropolitain.ca/articles/view/927https://www.themetropolitain.ca/articles/view/927In 1992, when I arrived in Montreal to replace the number two at the U.S. Consulate General in Montreal, I had a few days of overlap with John Riley, my predecessor.  He told me all about this fascinating salon that he attended and that I should attend.  He even took me to a Wednesday night meeting.  Coming from Washington and the interagency maze of experts, it was refreshing to find a group who actually thought as well as they talked.  Diana and David had the magical ability to draw out the best of the discussion and the discussants.  The topic didn't matter. Teresa C. JonesMon, 27 Dec 2010 11:00:00 -0500