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melannen ([personal profile] melannen) wrote2017-01-18 08:51 pm

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OK, I went and took Saturday off work.

Now I get to decide if I want to:

-Go to the last-ever goodbye by-the-bag-clearance sale at the BIG used books warehouse
-Go to the big protest in DC
-Go to the littler protest in Annapolis or Baltimore
-See if the timing works to go to the book sale AND the Annapolis protest

Is anyone planning to go to the DC march?

I am super-hesitant go without being part of a group, having done giant events in DC before and having some idea of what it's like, and I'm not currently hooked up with any local groups of the sort that would send people. The ones in the other cities will probably be smaller and calmer, since most local people will probably make the short trip to DC. On the other hand if I did have a group to hold my hand it would probably be worth going to DC...

(Anonymous) 2017-01-19 01:31 pm (UTC)(link)
Monique is going with my mother and an SCA friend. You could try to meet up with them - I just texted you Monique's phone # (I don't want to subject Martin to two 8-10 hour car rides two days apart, so we're staying in Ann Arbor but will go to the march here.)

- Aaron
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[personal profile] reginagiraffe 2017-01-19 03:30 pm (UTC)(link)
AFAIK, Ellen Fremedon, jrho and sharkie are all planning on going to the DC one.
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[personal profile] petra 2017-01-19 04:00 pm (UTC)(link)
My mom is going to the DC event with friends. I can give you contact details if you want -- petralemaitre at gmail.

I'm going to my local protest for health reasons, i. e. I get to go straight home afterward and not face massive travel times.

(My mom is not a fanperson but she is wonderful and has gotten used to compensating for other people's health issues, what with having a disabled daughter & all.)
Edited 2017-01-19 16:01 (UTC)
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[personal profile] genarti 2017-01-19 05:59 pm (UTC)(link)
I am, as part of a group of local and out-of-town-like-me friends.
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[personal profile] stellar_dust 2017-01-19 07:45 pm (UTC)(link)
just emailed you about a possibility. You did go to the first Obama inauguration, DC for this would be an appropriate bookend? The book sale is tempting though.

I´m going to the sister march in Reykjavik!