In a couple of weeks, I will be traveling to Boston to officiate at a wedding. I’ve officiated before so I am not too worried about that (the main trick is that I cannot make eye contact with anyone involved or I run the risk of crying. Not due to sadness, but just the overwhelming emotion that comes with something like a wedding).
I am a little worried that I am not going to have the time to really “scope out” the space where the wedding will take place ahead of time and I don’t know most of the wedding party (I know the bride and her children). I am very nervous about plane travel, even though I have been flying since I was about 2 years old…now that I am older I am more aware of the myriad things that can go wrong and I have the time to, it seems, dwell on each of them at length.
There is preparation yet to be done. I still have no idea what I am going to wear on my feet (I cannot seem to find anything I think is appropriate in my price range). The ceremony (the actual WORDS) need to be finalized. I need to be sure I pack everything that I need and I would like to get things a little better organized at home before I leave, too (note to self… that chinchilla cage isn’t going to clean itself!)
I also decided (for better or for worse) that I need to not be so pale so I am using lotion that says it will give me some color (but not turn me Oompa Loompa orange!) So far, it is going pretty well, but I am being very reserved in using it and will probably still end up looking, as my housemate puts it, “translucent”. (Which is probably better than Oompa Loompa Orange!)