Friday, August 22, 2008

RITUAL FOR THE FALL EQUINOX, September 20, 2008, 9am till evening


The Fall Equinox is a time of balance, when we stand between light and dark, summer and winter. As we acknowledge the end of the season of abundance and harvest, and look towards the time of the year when the days draw in and the year moves to its close, we feel our closeness to the land, and we look for ways to show our gratitude to the Earth.

Tejas Web is hosting a day of sacred service to the earth, on beautiful wooded land near Austin that has cradled many of our camps and events. We will work together during the day on tasks and chores that serve the land, and as we end our day of work we will share food and collaboratively plan a Fall Equinox ritual of acknowledgement and gratitude. Please join us!


When: Saturday September 20, between 9am and early evening (if you are not able to arrive as early as 9am, come as soon as you can!)

Where: Contact Suzanne (512-282-5541, for directions

What to bring:
- dress for the weather (including good sun protection: it will be hot) in clothes that are OK to get dirty
- work gloves and sturdy shoes
- clippers or other tools to cut brush
- we could use a wheelbarrow or two
- plenty of water to drink (more than you expect to need!)
- your own sack lunch
- for dinner before the ritual, a potluck item to share that is pre-prepared and does not need heating or cooking (there will be a refrigerator to store things that need to be kept cool)
- your inspirations for ritual planning

We especially need one or more pickup trucks that can be used to haul things away,and if possible we need these early that morning, as close to 9 as possible, so there is time to load them. If you can offer a pickup truck, please contact Suzanne (512-282-5541,

As with all Tejas Web events, this day of sacred service is drug- and alcohol-free.

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Wild Flower Gathering

Tejas Web
Wild Flower Gathering:
"Tell Us A Story!"
October 10-October 12, 2008
(Friday Noon-Sunday Noon-ish)
Central Texas

Open to anyone who self-identifies as belonging
to, affiliated with, or interested in Tejas Web
and/or Reclaiming Tradition, as well as family,
friends, and allies.

Intention: We gather to tell our stories, in gratitude
and with open hearts for what was, is, and shall be; we
gather with family and friends to remember, honor,
and heal; to celebrate, strengthen, and rejoice; and to
vision, weave, and birth.

Wildflower Gathering provides casual time and space
to be present in community; to nurture ourselves and
our relationships; to meet new friends and to re-kindle
old friendships; to remember the past and vision the
future; to do magic in the here and now.

Saturday's ritual will include a Stone Soup dinner, so
bring a food ingredient contribution and a story (5-7
mins) for the Bardic Circle.

Wildflower Gathering will offer a community project
back to the land and will share in the labor of creating community

Where: Wildflower Gathering will be in Central
Texas, near Austin at a lovely private and rustic venue.
In the interest of preserving the privacy of the
Gathering, venue and directions details will be
provided after registration, with your registration confirmation.

Cost: $40 – $70, sliding scale. Day rate is by
donation. Please pay as much as you can afford. No
charge for children under 8. Funds pay for food,
insurance, and supplies. If we collect any donations for
this, we will offer a $25 scholarship.

Food: Simple meals and water will be provided.
Volunteers will be needed for preparation and cleanup
of each meal. Please bring and be prepared to wash
your own personal dishes. Please bring anything
special that you must have to eat or drink.
Accommodations: (3 options) Indoor and outdoor
showers are available regardless of housing.

Tenting: Tent in wooded, leafy-floored groves or on a
ridge with a magnificent view. Many beautiful private
tenting spots. Primitive (no electric or water). Toilet
and shower facilities available at main house. Bring
all of your own gear.

Limited Indoor Dorm Beds: Beds are generally
reserved for those who otherwise would not be able to
attend the Gathering. There are several double beds
available for couples. Be sure to let us know if you
need to reserve a bed.

Limited Indoor Dorm – Bring your own Bed: There
is a lovely empty house, where you can bed down
inside (other space might be available as well). Bring
your own air mattress/bedding.

Vending (Readers, Services & items): This event is
a community gathering, so professional vending is not
a good fit. But if you’re OK with an honor system,
then we are OK with you setting up a table. Also,
bring your free table items. For more information on
vending & pre-event preparation, contact White Otter

Refund policy: Cancellation before September 22,
2008, Tejas Web keeps $20. No refunds for
cancellations after September 22, 2008, for no-shows,
or for early departures.

To Register:

Complete this registration form and mail to:
Tejas Web Wildflower Gathering
PO Box 11586
Austin, TX 78711
For more information, contact:
Dama Deer
210-391-2595 (cell)

Tejas Web Wildflower Gathering
Registration form
Phone ________________________________
Other Adults Attending
Children (name and age)_________________
Housing preferences:
! Tenting: How many? _________________
(Bring your gear and bedding)
! Indoor bed: How many? _______________
! Indoor bring your own bed:
How many?_____________________________
Indoor space is limited and will generally be reserved
for those with special needs. Indoor sleeping space is
shared, dormitory style. Please describe any special
needs here:
The Gathering begins Friday at Noon and ends Sunday
after cleaning up. To assist with planning, please
indicate approximate time of your arrival: