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By Michelle
May 11, 2007 - 9:47 PM

Hello World!

I celebrated Beltane and Cinco de Mayo last weekend with a handful of women in a backyard filled with azaleas and a fire pit. It could not have been a prettier day, and the woman hosting did a better job of starting a fire using dry sticks and a circle of bricks than I have ever managed on a camping trip. (I would not have worn a long skirt if I had realized we would be jumping over the fire, however!)

There was lots of good food, including bean and cheese casserole and strawberries in some kind of decadent warm cream sauce. We said aloud our wishes for the season while tossing bannocks (well, actually shortbread cookies) into the fire, and after I got done with the serious stuff, I wished that Snape not die in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, so I have done my fannish duty for the season. Though actually, I would rather Snape die as a good guy than survive as a bad guy, and in either case I hope he didn't do it all for love of Lily Freakin' Evans.

Oddly, I have no particular hopes for Star Trek XI except that I not find it unwatchable. Every time I read a rumor, from major role casting to J.J. Abrams threatening to put every actor he likes into the movie as a Klingon, I find myself wincing. And we're not even getting assurances that any of the original series cast will make even token appearances. I think I'm still in the boat with the people who don't think Star Trek was really ready for relaunching yet.

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Pick your summer sequel!
Spider-Man 3 25.7% - (175 Votes)
Pirates Of The Caribbean: At Worlds End 20% - (136 Votes)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 17.2% - (117 Votes)
The Bourne Ultimatum 13.1% - (89 Votes)
Live Free Or Die Hard 8.8% - (60 Votes)
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer 7.8% - (53 Votes)
Shrek the Third 7.2% - (49 Votes)

Total Votes: 679

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