Probably a dozen people came up to me after the service and thanked me for a thought provoking homily. I love having John Hagen as my service co-ordinator – he is really sympatico and he always adds both gravitas and a soupÃ§on of his own goofy charm to the service, which are two modes of being which don’t always meld that well. I SPECIFICALLY asked for words and music that I know Peggy likes, so there, and I gave away both copies of the sermon that I brought with me and had a couple of people ask to have it emailed. I will cross post to my sermons section.
I called and spoke briefly to Tammy (she was waiting for her date to show…) and also briefly to Paul, who phoned from Seattle to check in.
I have spent part of this weekend learning to be more accommodating. If I explained this in any more detail I’d get in trouble, so I’ll just leave it at that. This may or may have anything to do with my having purchased fifty bucks worth of makeup. I had been putting it off, but as long as I’m going to be doing standup or otherwise performing, war paint is called for.
The weather is icky, there’s no wind, but it’s raining lightly and continuously. As promised in my service, I will be changing out of my homily drag shortly and going to the park to pick up garbage.
Love each other while you can!