The right decision?

Ok, I did it: I just emailed Sundance and told them I couldn’t do the ’09 festival.  Sigh.  Was this the right decision?  I think so.  When I signed up to do it last year, it’s not something I ever thought I’d want to do more than once.  And for almost the entire time I was there, it wasn’t sonething that I thought I’d ever need to repeat.  But then, at the tail end of the fest — as I started to get a hang of things — I thought, “Maybe again would be ok.”  And then months and months passed with very little of my brain devoted to Sundance, but then that email INVITING me back!!  And I replied!  I admit: I fell for it out of vanity.  But I’ve now come to my senses.  I think. 

These are the reasons that I don’t need to do it again: I already did it.

Right?

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9 Responses to “The right decision?”


  1. 1 Kristin October 23, 2008 at 9:30 am

    I absolutely think you did the right thing.

  2. 2 Kristin October 23, 2008 at 9:31 am

    P.S. Where is Tyson???

  3. 3 kateandgracie October 23, 2008 at 10:53 am

    Thank you and indeed. Though he had only two friends so he must not use it very much and maybe he doesn’t use email, either, but he does have his picture up. Hmm. That made no sense. Ignore.

  4. 4 kateandgracie October 23, 2008 at 1:14 pm

    Where is everyone? I miss you. I had a quesadilla for lunch and it was suprisingly terrible. Note to self: never again.

  5. 5 Sara H October 23, 2008 at 3:51 pm

    Where does one obtain a terrible quesadilla? Did you get it from the vegan cart? I’m not sure about a cheese-alternative quesadilla. Although I probably shouldn’t knock it until I’ve tried it.

  6. 6 kateandgracie October 23, 2008 at 5:13 pm

    No, I got it from the Mexican cart on the corner. I know — how do you mess up a quesadilla? I can’t really say other than to say it was just super salty, too filling (even though I swear I didn’t eat it all) and totally unsatisfying. Buh. Should have gotten the veggie curry, which is what I’d set out to do. Damnit. I can never, ever get that lunch back again. A shame.

  7. 7 G October 24, 2008 at 10:44 am

    hopefully today’s indian food will be better than the quesadilla… and of course I think you made the right decision… think about a real vacation next year!

  8. 8 Sarayu October 24, 2008 at 2:14 pm

    I’m almost embarrassed to say it again, since I’ve never had a hard time voicing my opinion but…

    you DEFINITELY did the right thing.

    DEFINITELY. ABSOLUTELY. NO QUESTION.

    Yes. I had to use all caps.

    As for you lunch, I have learned the hard way, anything can be messed up. Even a quesadilla. Hope the veggie curry somewhat made up for it.

    I myself am still fuming over the egos in this town. How can someone take “agentrao” personally? I know. I’m letting it go. I promise.

    Rrrrr..

  9. 9 kateandgracie October 27, 2008 at 1:06 pm

    Christopher Hitchens pulls no punches here.


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