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#180752 - 09/17/07 02:18 PM Weekend at Austin City Limits MF
kellygtx Offline

Registered: 07/11/07
Posts: 412
Loc: Texas, USA
I spent the last weekend at the Austin City Limits Music Festival with my wife, 18 year old daughter, and a friend of hers. It was a great weekend for connecting to each other. We saw Regina Spektor, Robert Earl Keen, Ziggy Marley, Amos Lee, and to end the show Bob Dylan.

It was powerful to spend a 12 hours a day just listening to music with 60,000 other people of all ages, races, colors, and nationalities just hanging out and having fun. No one knew I was a CSA survivor - but if they did I know it would not have mattered a tinkers damn.

Yes there were a few knuckle-heads, but for the most part it was very much about love for the music. My wife and I got to connect with our oldest daughter on a level we all felt comfortable with. We talked and just had a great time.

I would put this up against therapy anytime - it was priceless! Grab your special someone(s), shut the TV off, and go to a music festival if you can.

Edited by kellygtx (09/17/07 02:32 PM)
I bid you Peace.


The time is always NOW. Breath In. Breath Out. Move On.

#180768 - 09/17/07 03:20 PM Re: Weekend at Austin City Limits MF [Re: kellygtx]
sweet-n-sour Offline

Registered: 10/03/06
Posts: 409
Loc: chicago
Excellent advice Kelly! Music can transform the most depressive feelings into a much lighter's powerful to play and to listen to. Thank you for sharing this awesome experience with us.


"As long as he continues to try, I will meet him in that determination and commitment."

cm 2007

#180770 - 09/17/07 03:36 PM Re: Weekend at Austin City Limits MF [Re: sweet-n-sour]
rcm Offline

Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 156
Loc: Boston, MA

sounds like an amazing concert

looks like you had a blast

happy to hear and txs for sharing

Prince Zuko: [looking at a map] How am I going to find the Avatar? He is clearly a master of evasive maneuvering.
Sokka: [cut to him, looking at the same map] You have no idea where you're going, do you?

#180785 - 09/17/07 05:08 PM Re: Weekend at Austin City Limits MF [Re: rcm]
Agape Girl Offline

Registered: 07/25/07
Posts: 120
Loc: New Jersey, USA

I'll second your motion, my bf and I did the same thing the weekend after he disclosed to me. We headed out to a music festival. I was scared a 2 hour drive and we were both not in a good place at all. Seperately we wanted to be together but the circumstances made it hard, confusion, anger, shame all of it. BUT, we perservered, we hopped in the convertable and drove off, having an incredible afternoon, picking up NEW music along the way.

Thanks for sharing!

means selfless love of one person for another
without sexual implications
(especially love that is spiritual in nature)


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