Here are the minutes - such as they are - for tonight's meeting. There
really wasn't much going on. Hey, I wouldn't even send out these minutes
except I suspect I am mandated to by the PODS Constitution.
That reminds me, as Secretary, I should probably have, at some point,
actually SEEN the Constitution and maybe even have a copy of it. Now that I
mention it, no one I've spoken to has seen the Constitution either. It's
kinda like one of those urban legends - no one I know has seen it, but they
all claim to know someone who has. With my luck, I'm probably going to wake
up one day in a bathtub full of ice with the PODS Constitution written on my
chest in lipstick.
I suppose we really don't need a Constitution - SUBOG notwithstanding -
because we wouldn't really follow it anyway. An "unwritten Constitution" -
one which describes punishments for mentioning Swedish Fish in any sort of
public forum - seems to suit us just fine.
I wonder if we can elect a Swedish Fish to office? Well, if it was a UConn
---PODS Mini-tes for 2/21---
I. PRE-MEETING DISCUSSION ON THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
A. Nate, stay strong! Don't give in!
B. The Church, the world's largest business, will soon be spinning off
their "Confessions" division.
1. The official name will be, surprise, Confessions.com (NASDAQ:
2. Their world headquarters will be located in Las Vegas, NV.
3. Their CEO - the True Pope (who wears wingtip shoes and shuns the
stupid hat) - will still live in Indiana.
a. Say hi to him from us, Nate... I've heard he [the True Pope,
not Nate] is a Unitarian.
b. The Figurehead Pope is still Catholic. Or at least that's
what they say.
II. MY REPORT ON "DOWNTOWN" MANSFIELD
A. The Funny Part
1. The surveyors map from the DC labels Buckley as the Daily Campus
and Shippee as Buckley.
B. The Not Funny Part
1. Mansfield is apparently planning on developing the woods behind
Store24/the Greek Chapel
a. N.b: this is where we have held our Mabon Circle the past few
b. And they're going to put "clubs, bars, art galleries, and
apartments" in there.
III. BUSINESS MEETING
A. There was no business meeting.
IV. POPPET MAKING
A. We came, we sewed, we conquered.
B. Attendance was very low. (And is likely to be lower in the future
following a line like that...)
1. In a strange twist of fate, however, Tim DID show up. You rock.
2. Fatefully however, strange, twisted Mike also showed up. You
still need email.
a. I will continue to do things like that until you get it...
b. Um, well, if you don't have it, then how would you know?
c. NOTE: Someone please tell Mike I frequently ridicule him in
V. UPCOMING MEETINGS
A. The following are still on our schedule until someone tells me
1. Thu. Feb. 28, 7PM, SU386: "Herbalism" with Erika (and Full Moon
2. Thu. Mar. 7, 7PM, SU386: "Mythology"
3. Thu. Mar. 14, 7PM, 403 South B, "Candle Making"
B. Have you cleared your calendar for Beltane yet?
1. It's Fri. Apr. 26th to Sun. Apr. 28th somewhere.
2. It will be cool.
VI. QUOTE FROM YOSEMITE'S WEBSITE
A. "During your overnight stay, expect to see and hear park staff
patrolling public areas for bears. You may hear park staff yelling at and
chasing bears, sometimes with a Karelian bear dog. You may also see or hear
park staff using a shotgun to shoot firecrackers or rubber projectiles at
VII. THAT'S ALL FOLKS
A. Well, that's it for the minutes.
B. All fluff, no substance.
C. Hey, _I_ had fun...
1. Was it good for you, too?
P.S. My name backwards spells AKSIL NAD. Just thought you'd like to know.