|The kids these days
||[May. 28th, 2008|08:39 pm]
Shana and I taught Elements of Magic this weekend at a state park, with summer-camp like accommodations, complete with graffiti on the cabin walls. One wall had "I [heart] Timmy" in white paint, and beside it "I [heart] John" (a sentiment recorded on 4-19-91 by Chrystal), also in white paint.|
On the same wall, written in ballpoint, was a pentagram in a circle and underneath it these words:
I don't love TimmyNow that's something you wouldn't have seen in a camp cabin in my day!
I don't love John
I love myself
I'm worth my weight in gold
Goddess loved and
Gotta love the kids these days.
(and good to see your shining face, however virtually)
Yes it does, doesn't it?
(Good to be virtually visible.)
Poor Timmy and John. Always either/or. And still a "gold" valuation. ;-)
I love it... seems to have a depth that's more than passing. I wasn't writing testaments of love, but was still imitative and too disciplic, probably writing "Hare Krishna" at that point.
Yes, an interesting person. Nearby, in what looks like the same handwriting, is a note that the cabin ghost appeared at 3:00 a.m., but not to be scared -- she was just looking for her mother and didn't realize they were both dead.
(On another wall, in a different hand and large black letters, is "BEWARE THE HAUNTED CABIN".)
This is so cool!
I'm proud of the camper who wrote this (and maybe slightly envious) ... and I am thinking just now of the campers who see this on their wall, perhaps at a moment of feeling low. What a fine thing to be reading!
Glad to see your smiling face and I'm loving thinking of you and Shana teaching together. Awesome!
Love to you
...maybe slightly envious...
Yeah, how come I wasn't that wise in my teens? No fair, man!
Actually one of the most hopeful things I see is that the young folks I run into are much wiser than I remember being at their age. Maybe cultures really can learn.
Teaching with Shana was indeed awesome.