December 28th, 2008

[fades] browns and reds

Nice morning so far--

Last night Sparrow did his semi-monthly movie night, with one or two gems. After the turpsichordain magic that was the My Little Pony live-action off-off-off broadway musical, I'm a changed man. It was amazing. Art. Art with horse costumes with dead, dangling rear legs, horrible enlarged heads resting without necks on pony shoulders, and flat-out scary dancing ladybug girls, but art nevertheless.

My new LJ header, in honor of this fine piece of...uh...thing, will henceforth be: "I'm razzled AND dazzled! I will wear all the colors of the rainbow to the world's biggest tea party!"

Woke up this morning after an extremely pleasant dream about our wedding, which is loosely scheduled for a bit less than two years from now. I think I might have worked out my vows. They rhymed. Then I woke up. I still don't know whether I want to have the reception at Kim Phung, or get Wings and Things to cater it. These are difficult decisions.

Decided I couldn't sleep anymore, and was fired up to work on the pagan group's web calendar. Wheee. Hope today stays this positive. Maybe there'll be some nice job postings I can play with :)
[fades] browns and reds

DIY Ritual Workshop, February 28--

The CUUPS/pagan group at church is having some minor changes and evolutions, and I was kind of thinking one of them would drive us to a more wicca-centric place. So I thought of an entertaining semi-solution--let the Sabbat rituals be more group-defined, rather than binding them to a tradition. To this end, we (that is, the pagan group's steering body) are going to try to hold a "DIY Ritual Workshop" the quarter before a sabbat, with the aim of building personal ritual, exploring an upcoming sabbat's traditions in detail (including the Christian version of same, dammit, they've got good ritual too!) and building both personal ritual and a new shared ritual for the next major holiday.

The first one is scheduled for Feb 28, to build up ideas for the Summer Solstice celebration. Probably around 10:30 at First UU of Austin. Anyone wishing to attend this brainstormy thang is more than welcome :)