Today was a two-rejection day. Not only did I have a job rejection letter in the mail tonight, but an email from my former boss confirmed that our organization did not receive the huge grant that would have funded me as a full-time employee. We worked so hard on that grant, and it was really solid - or so I thought. In any event, that pretty much closes the door on my return to the Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project. Sigh.
But, I'm road-tripping this weekend, and am putting this week's defeats on the back burner. At 9:30 tomorrow morning, I will embark on an adventure. I'll load up a van with the pastor of St. Dominic's and a few others, and we will head to the Religious Education Congress in Los Angeles, where we'll meet some people I actually know, but who have taken the easier (though more costly) route and booked flights, while I travel with a motley crew of people I don't really know. For six or more hours. In a pretty confined space. I hope I can listen to my ipod without seeming rude.
But it should be a blast. It's the largest meeting of Catholic liturgical ministers in the U.S., with some really amazing seminars on liturgical music.
And we're going to Disneyland. And Dan Schutte will be singing.
I'd post photos upon my return, but Blogger and Safari still aren't getting along. So you'll have to wait with baited breath for stories. I'm sure I'll have some good ones.
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