As I posted in my recent Twitter/Facebook status updates, I’ve finally indulged in a burst of rampant consumerism and purchased a Blu-ray player. No, I did not buy it on credit!
With the purchase of this new toy, I took the opportunity to remove some electronics from my home theater system. I’m never going to use these items again. I know about Freecycle and whatnot, but I thought I’d offer to give them to my friends first before I gave them to strangers.
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I spent the past week at the Free Spirit Gathering in Darlington, MD. I had a good time.
This time was particularly special for me because I camped with the members of the Wicca group I teach. I’ve camped with members of my "clan" before; people who either trained with me or were taught by the same teacher(s). This was the first time I camped with a network of folks whom I had brought together. It felt good.
Unfortunately, the journey home from Free Spirit was not so pleasant.
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Tomorrow I head off for a five-day camping trip.
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I have an answer to the issue I discussed in my previous post (I was worried about how my cat, Shadow, would react to a smoke-alarm inspector when I was away). The answer: friends. Isaac ( ) has been kind enough to offer to be there during the inspection. Isaac is a cat person, has dealt with Shadow before, and can act a buffer if needed.
Now I can move on to the next thing: planning for my class at Free Spirit. I’ve got a whole bunch of ideas, but I want to organize them into some coherent form.
I’ve previously posted about the hostile attitude that one of my cats, Shadow, has towards strangers. This has me worried again.
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