A busy time was had by all…

Christina here…


Hooooooboy, I’ve been so busy the past few days! Chris and I have literally been on our feet nonstop from 7am-12am every day since Wednesday.

Thus, I haven’t had much time to blog. Judging from Dr. Burger and JT’s lack of posts, they are all in the same boat.

I shall report that the Reason Rally succeeded wildly. I’ve never seen so many atheists in one place before!

I never thought I’d see the day when we’d pack the National Mall, when Tim Minchin could openly sing the Pope Song without being arrested, where non-attendees could see thousands of atheists and not hide in fear – or make us hide.

A lot of random people wanted to say hi to me, recognizing me from this here interwebs. I talked to a woman who lives closeted because she still lives with her family and they are super-religious – she had to lie about what her plans were for today.  I dream of the day when she can come out, and when no atheist has to hide their nonbelief.

Tomorrow and Monday I’ll be at the American Atheists National Convention, so I hope to see you there!

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  • Tod

    sounds like a blast! and I love Tim Minchin.. very jealous to have missed that :)

  • Dave

    Just got turned on to you and all I can say thus far since I haven’t read it is DAMN you’re cute.

  • Ubi Dubium

    I looked for you, but never managed to find you. I did get hugs from JT and Michaelyn, but didn’t get much time to chat. This was so much fun! As Tim said, it’s a real shame that we even need to do this. But as long as it is needed, we should have a blast while we are at it.

  • https://twitter.com/#!/gardenofboyo FredSamBoyo

    Rally was great! Wish I could have stopped by and saw you guys, since all of you are incredibly awesome from what you post.

    And Tim Minchin was pretty fucking awesome too. :D

  • TV200

    When Tim Minchin was doing “Pope Song”, and the video cameras cut to the sign language interpreter, that was an amazing moment. it just seemed,well, incredibly “right”, if that’s the word I’m looking for. The entire crowd seemed to think so as well, judging by the cheers that rose at that moment, temporarily drowning out Tim.