Summer plans out west: WA, NM, CA

Turns out I won’t be attending FGC this year, though I did give it serious thought. It also turns out that if you cancel your FGC registration after June 14, as I did, they claim you owe half your registration fees, which in my case comes out to a whopping $300.

My first instinct was indignation. But then I verified that the cancellation policies were in fact well-advertised online and in the registration confirmation email — and remembered that I’m starting to want organizations that have enough money to run well. So I’m going to happily pay them the $300 sometime this year. (Though for the record, the Unitarians seem to get by with a maximum $60 cancellation fee…)

The Albuquerque Monthly Meeting meetinghouseI’m sad I’m not going, as I was hoping to meet some new people (and see some I already know). But I still will be going on vacation out west: first to Olympia, Washington at some point, probably mid-August, to visit my sisters who just moved there. I’d love to meet anyone in the area who wants to be friendly! I’ll probably go to Olympia MM if I’m there on a Sunday.

After that, I’m probably (80% sure) heading to Albuquerque, NM. If I’m there on a Sunday I’ll stop by Albuquerque MM (San Francisco. Possibly by car, in which case I might be able to stop off other places along the way.

If you’re in any of those places this summer and want to get a bite to eat together, let me know!

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