kshandra: The Burning Man effigy, lit in blue neon, arms by his sides; an orange half-moon is visible over his shoulder. (BurningMan)
Less than 12 hours before I leave for the desert. Possibly less than 10.

I asked [personal profile] gridlore earlier tonight if I always get this anxious before I leave. His "Oh, HELL yeah" was oddly reassuring in a frustrating kind of way. To me, there feels like there are whole new levels to the panic this year, though. It's been two years since I actually had to set and strike a tent; I actually wound up downgrading from the 12x16 cabin tent I wanted to have (which was its own saga this year - the rainfly didn't get packed in with the tent the last time I used it, and I missed picking it up when I originally got my gear out from [personal profile] murphymom's basement) in favor of the 9x9 dome I know I can deal with on my own.

Or at least I used to. I've lost a fair amount of mobility in the past two years, and I don't know if I can still do it.

On top of that, I've got bonus First Day Of School angst, because I'm in a new camp this year, and while the mayors love me, I really don't know anyone else in the group that well, and I'm worried that I won't fit in well. (All the more reason to panic about whether or not I can put my own tent together, because I don't want to look completely helpless.)

But there's really nothing left for it now but to go.

Date: 2012-08-25 10:37 am (UTC)From: [personal profile] kayre
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I hope the whole trip goes smoothly and wonderfully!

Date: 2012-08-25 09:30 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] musyc
musyc: Silver flute resting diagonally across sheet music (Default)
Best of best of good thoughts going with you!

Date: 2012-08-25 12:48 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] amaebi.livejournal.com
I am wishing you a marvelous time. :)

Date: 2012-08-25 08:17 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] realmjit.livejournal.com
I think I know other people who are going. Which camp will you be in?

Date: 2012-08-25 08:29 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] realmjit.livejournal.com
/me looks at timestamp on post.

Oh. erm.. Have a wonderful time, you deserve it!

Date: 2012-08-25 08:33 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] meezergal.livejournal.com
Have a beautiful time, beautiful! ****HUGS****

Date: 2012-08-26 08:09 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] dandelion-diva.livejournal.com
I hope you have a wonderful time and that all the worrying was for naught.

Love you.

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