Dearest Sugar Lumps,
I’m sure y’all know that our months are named according to their numerical correspondences… right… September is the 7th month, October is the 8th, November is the 9th and December is the 10th. Then the dang-fangled-meddlesome Caesars came in with their anchovy paste and inserted Julius/July and Augustus/August into the MIDDLE of the gosh-darned calendar. Now, the 7th month is the 9th month, the 8th month is the 10th month and we all sound like a bunch of fools playing along.
Why doesn’t someone DO something about this? It’s a travesty! It’s a ridiculous scheme… and it’s kinda funny.
Tuesday, September 28th – Women’s Dance – St. Barnabas Church (13th and Vine, Denver) – 7 PM – $7 suggested donation
September 30th – last day to register for the women’s retreat at the end of October! http://trigoddess.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Goddess-Retreat-Flyer-2010.pdf
AND NOW… you can register for the retreat on my website with a credit card! Woo-hoo for plastic! Follow this link and cozy up with PayPal, Baby!
Saturday, October 2nd – Chant – 5000 Boardwalk #13, Fort Collins – 7 PM – $7 suggested donation
Monday, October 4th – Sufi Circle – 449 Clover Ln, Fort Collins – 9:30 AM – focus on “Al-Mu’izz” “Giver of Honor” – by donation
Tuesday, October 5th – Mama Sing – Avogadro’s Number (605 S Mason, Ft Collins) – 10 AM – by donation – NOTE: I’m open to suggestions for a good location for a second Mama Sing each month. Not Avo’s. Let me know if you have any great ideas.
Tuesday, October 5th – Zikr – Congregation Har Shalom (725 W Drake, Ft Collins) – 7:30 PM – $7 suggested donation
Friday, October 8th – Kalliope Performance – Spotlight Music (4606 S Mason, Ft Collins) – 6 to 8 PM – $5 to $10 suggested donation
Monday, October 11th – Sufi Circle – 449 Clover Ln – 9:30 AM – focus on “Al-Mudhill” “Giver of Dishonor” – by donation
Tuesday, October 12th – Dance of Universal Peace – Sunrise Ranch (100 Sunrise Ranch Rd, Loveland) – 7 PM – $5 suggested donation
Friday, October 15th – Chant – 5000 Boardwalk, #13 – 7 PM – $7 suggested donation
Monday, October 18th – Sufi Circle – 449 Clover Ln – 9:30 AM – focus on “As-Sami” “The All Hearing” – by donation
Tuesday, October 19th – Sufi Explorations – Congregation Har Shalom – 7:30 PM – an evening of Original Sam Dances, Walking practices, energy explorations, Sufi Order breath practices and meditation – The evening will be a combination of teachings from at least two different Sufi schools. I’m excited to honor the different Inayati streams of blessing by bringing these approaches together. It’s like a family reunion! – This will be an ongoing, monthly program (but not in December) – $7 suggested donation
Friday, October 22nd – Full Moon Ritual – Yes, ladies and gentlemen – I would be so happy to celebrate the full moon with you in October – 5000 Boardwalk #13 – 7 PM – Including some Samhain-esque focus, contemplative time – perhaps some music – definitely some sweetness – Adults only please – RSVP to me – bring a dessert or snack to share after ritual – $10 suggested donation
Monday, October 25th – Sufi Circle – 449 Clover Ln – 9:30 AM – focus on “Al-Basir” “The All Seeing” – by donation
Tuesday, October 26th – Women’s Dance of Universal Peace – St. Barnabas (13th and Vine, Denver) – expect some Samhain experiences this evening as well – 7 PM – $7 suggested donation
Friday, October 29th to Monday, November 1st – Dancing with the Goddess Women’s Retreat – near Bailey – drumming, chanting, dancing, ritualing, honoring the ancestors, creating and celebrating a community of women… Pay your registration fee on-line: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/
Tuesday, November 2nd – Mama Sing at Avo’s – 10 AM
Tuesday, November 2nd – Zikr at Har Shalom – 7:30 PM
Saturday, November 6th – New Moon Chant in Denver… mark your calendars… wait for it…
Saturday, November 13th – Kalliope performance and workshop at the Grange in Fort Collins – 6 to 9 PM – put it in your date book… more info forthcoming…
Now that we’re full-tilt into Autumn, we officially have the permission and encouragement from the whole universe to start getting fat! Eat pizza and cake, drink hot chocolate with every meal, snack on donuts and french fries, stop that infernal exercise regime and indulge the sloth! Hurray for Halloween and the willy-nilly dispension of good ol’, all-gluttonous, teeth-rottin’, finger-lickin’, lip-smackin’, sugar-high-makin’ CANDY!!! If any of your children end up with extra Snickers, send them my way!
See you in circle as we all become more and more circular!
P.S. RSVP for full moon with a phone call or e-mail. (970)227-5275, firstname.lastname@example.org.