April 29th, 2007

happy

Weekend's end

It's nice to reach the end of the weekend and feel satisfied with having done lots of stuff, and it's especially nice when some of what I did, I've been meaning to do for a couple of weeks (like putting away that ridiculously huge pile of laundry that's been moving from my bed to the floor on a daily basis for way too long) and some of what I did made other people's lives easier. Unfortunately, one of the things I did was not get quite enough sleep. Oh well.

In addition to all that, I had an excuse to buy a sparkly red hat (hey, does anyone have a picture of that, by the way) and get dressed up to take money from people for the debut of Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band, which was fun! I got to see approximately 100 people I know for about 3 seconds apiece, while taking their money and waving them in. Except for the handful of folks who I got to see for longer because I had to turn them away, which was really a bummer, even though it meant I got to actually exchange words with them, other than "$10, please!" and "We need to stamp your hand!"

The show was a total blast. After being sold out for half an hour, we closed the doors completely so we could watch, and it was entirely great, which I knew it would be based on the rehearsal I attended on Thursday night, except it was even better with an enthusiastic audience and lights and full costumes and... yeah! Yay, it was such fun! I can't say how much I admire chillguru for making this happen. I'm inspired!