Impressions of PantheaCon: The Aftermath

I find that every year, it takes awhile to process my experiences at the convention and to wade through the aftermath. I posted about my direct experiences here, but I find that now that it's been three weeks, I've had enough time to really think about my experience, and read about others' experiences. For the first time, I find myself considering not going next year. In short, I was...

Impressions of PantheaCon: Sunday

I lingered at home instead of returning to the Con in the morning. It was nice to relax, drink hot coffee (with coconut milk French vanilla creamer - yum!) and watch some Buffy the Vampire Slayer before heading back to the Doubletree Hotel. The first session I attended on Sunday was Rethinking the Language of Health for Clergy with Reverend Gina A. Pond. This was a discussion I was eager to get...

Impressions of PantheaCon: Saturday

There is a palpable lack of energy at this particular Pantheacon. Everyone seems much more quiet and less enthusiastic; maybe it's Mercury retrograde or maybe everyone is still reeling from 2013. We showed up later in the day, mostly because we had such a late Friday night and wanted to sleep in. Diana Paxson's Divine Relationships was the first session we attended. Diana was her usual...

Weekly Reflections: 27 January 2014

It's a new year.  Lots of people make resolutions and vow to stop bad habits, start good habits and otherwise begin again.  Start fresh.  I am not an exception. When the night comes earlier in the late autumn, my attention turns to reflection on the current year and considering changes I would like to make.  Since I'm still a student, the winter break affords me ample...