Meet rEVolutionaries #6 - Kim Paquette, Thurs., Dec. 10, 2020 5:30pm PST. [Tesla Owners Club of Orange County]

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We’re continuing our Meet rEVolutionaries series with our next guest from the world of EVs, Tesla, SpaceX, and other parts of the Elon-gated Community.

Our next Meet rEVolutionaries Meetup Series #6 will be on Thursday, December 10 at 5:30 pm Pacific / 8:30 pm Eastern. Our guest will be joining us from Rhode Island, and is Kim Paquette, a Tesla Owner since 2015 and one of few women who have been selected to be early FSD Beta testers.

Those of you that follow Kim on the Tesla Community on Twitter (@kimpaquette - https://twitter.com/kimpaquette) will note her series of “fun” cocktails for Happy Hour at home that she’s been sharing on the platform since the pandemic began. While everyone else was learning to bake bread, she was learning new cocktails and became quite accomplished as an amateur mixologist. Kim has been a flight attendant for 31 years with Delta and in that time she has traveled all around the world and is currently furloughed.

To this end, we figured that we would start the meetup with a live demonstration of her making a cocktail to show off. She has provided the following list of ingredients for those that want to join her in making the same cocktail: Gin. Personal preference on type - be it London dry or more botanical.; Lemon Juice; Maraschino Liqueur; Creme de Violette; Luxardo cherry; and ice. Have a coupe glass or martini glass if you want to serve properly. [She notes that if people don’t want to buy creme de violette, it will still work, but won’t be quite the same. I will send a a link to the recipe and reveal the cocktail during the start of the call (21 years and over please).]

Some examples from Twitter:



On the Tesla side of the equation, Kim currently drives a silver Stealth Performance Model 3 with White interior that is currently at 43K miles. She has been a Tesla owner with a 2015 Model S 70D with AP1. She has traveled on 4 big solo road trips in her Model 3, the last one during the pandemic over the summer and was 5 weeks/11K miles with stops all over the West. She initially planned to be at the Annual Meeting on that trip, however she ended up flying back for the Annual Meeting/Battery Day in Fremont.

As a professional traveler, she has met Tesla owners all over the country, as well as international members of the Tesla community on layovers in Brussels and Zurich.

As with the case with many on the current FSD Beta program, she is under an NDA that allows “some disclosure” about FSD Beta and her experiences, thus we will be able to have a conversation with her on that. She lives in Newport… Rhode Island, not Newport Beach, CA. Her experiences with FSD Beta in her city is providing some good examples of the old narrow streets and odd intersections for the Tesla team.

Some Tweets from Kim on FSD Beta:



So, if you want to join us, meet Kim, enjoy some amateur mixology, talk FSD Beta, Tesla and the like, sign-up now.

This December virtual Meet rEVolutionaries Meetup #6 is on Thursday night, December 10 at 5:30 pm Pacific/8:30 pm Eastern.

As with other meetups in this Meet rEVolutionaries series, we will be using callbridge.com.

On iOS - https://apps.apple.com/us/app/callbridge-meetings/id1326934037

On Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.iotum.callbridge

Chrome browser is best on a computer, but you can also download apps for other systems here - https://tesla-owners-club-of-orange-county.callbridge.com/conf/apps/downloads

Please remember to provide your email on your RSVP via PM here OR and/or send an email (with your TOO Account name so I know where you found this announcement) to the CLUB email found on OUR website at http://octeslaclub.com/ and I will send you a calendar invite to the meetup for the link!

As with other Meet rEVolutionaries EVents, I will try to stream this on YouTube as well.

Here is a link to the series:
 
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I've followed Kim on Twitter for a while and have been enjoying the FSD videos. Nice post, thanks.
 

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I've followed Kim on Twitter for a while and have been enjoying the FSD videos. Nice post, thanks.
Glad you enjoyed it...

We had fun doing it... I rushed off at the end because I got a call that I was waiting for...


then got the latest load the day after, and my wife and I decided to go for curbside pickup, so I got a cameraperson for my first drive...


It's been a pretty cool weekend...
 
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Darn house duties, I missed this one... grr
 

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I did, it was great fun, thanks so much for doing these gigs and inviting me!!
You are always welcome...

I post these events here to invite community members, not just the friends I know personally. So any TOO member who sees the virtual invite here means that I've already given the OC Club members their priority invites, and am opening it up...
 
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