But I'm doing it anyways. Why? I have no idea. Maybe it's just my odd need to stick to my own schedules or something. In any case, I present to you my seventh essay in my Wicca and Paganism series: A Sense of Play.
What it's about is how we need to keep a sense of levity and not take life too seriously. While in the essay I apply the advice to Wicca and Paganism specifically, I think it's a good attitude for everyone in general. You need to make sure you're having fun or else you're missing the point of being alive in the first place.
I'd been struggling on how I was going to write that article, as I mentioned last week, but I think that my conversation with Meep at Geek.kon really helped spur me on. That conversation is what really got me thinking about it properly, and got me in the right head space. I think that I just wasn't meant to have written it yet. Or at least that's what I tell myself.
It's a lot more flattering of an explanation than "Trae Had Writer's Block."
It's finally starting to truly feel like Autumn outside. I know Crysta hates the cold, but honestly... I love it. I love the cold, brisk air when you walk out the door. I like the way it bites at you. It makes me feel alive, and it's one of the reasons Fall is one of my favorite times of year. The world is changing, it is a time of transition. Fall and Spring are when you can see the world altering around you, moving with the rhythm of nature. It truly is spectacular.
Of course, Crysta doesn't have the ample supply of body fat to keep her warm that I'm equipped with, so I'm fairly certain her opinion of the current temperature is significantly different than mine. This is where the difference in our Northern versus Southern European genetics show up.
I do want to say thank you still to everyone who stopped by our booth at Geek.kon this last weekend in Madison. That was awesome, and I hope to be back again next year. My brother will have finished law school by then, so lord knows where I'd stay... but I'd find a place. I can't wait until DaishoCon. That's going to be awesome.