|Re: Some Coho-Moments: Traditions - an annual theme?||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Ann Zabaldo (zabaldoearthlink.net)|
|Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2010 16:29:42 -0800 (PST)|
Craig -- this is so cool! "Songaians" are so forward thinking! I've sent your email it to my community -- I hope we can do something like this during our New Year's Eve get together. Thank you for sharing this! Best -- Ann Zabaldo Takoma Village Cohousing Washington, DC Principal, Cohousing Collaborative, LLC Falls Church VA 703 663 3911 On Dec 30, 2010, at 3:57 PM, Craig Ragland wrote: > > Songaia Community (near Seattle) has created a New Years Tradition of: > > (1) naming the past year (the final step of a well-established process) > > (2) selecting a theme for the next year (done more casually) > > ------------------ > > Last year, we: > > (1) named 2009 "Begendings with Care" - which spoke to beginnings and > endings and how much care was given and needed by our community. > > (2) never actually selected a single theme for 2010 - according to > Barb's notes, the candidates were: > > Look forward and remember when in 2010, > Be a friend in 2010 > Community zen in 2010 > Begin again in 2010 > Accurate again in 2010 > Beautiful community again in 2010 > Invent again in 2010 > Rise again in 2010 > Now is zen in 2010 > Practice zen in 2010 > > ------------------ > > This year, I am spearheading the selection of a 2011 theme. > > To help seed the waters... I > > (1) shared an email with words that rhyme with eleven - as above, > we've often included the year within the theme. > > (2) offered a prize to the first person to reply to my email with the > 2010 theme (since we never selected one, this was a "trick question"). > > ------------------- > > The first response about the theme was from Rachel, who wrote: > > "Ummm, don't suppose it has to do with Spinal Tap?" > > In case this is just confusing (or you want a cultural literacy refresher): > > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeOXsA8sp_E&feature=related > > Toward a new year, > > Craig Ragland > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > >
Some Coho-Moments: Traditions - an annual theme? Craig Ragland, December 30 2010
- Re: Some Coho-Moments: Traditions - an annual theme? Ann Zabaldo, December 30 2010
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