Firefly Moments Abound!!!
Friday, June 29, 2007

As the new Summer of Serenity takes flight, so do the Firefly moments - not to mention the fireflies!!

Firefly moment #1: Most recent New England Browncoats Shindig comes to mind. We're all out hanging around the fire pit after dark, playing bongo drums, tambourines, and other percussive instruments. In the midst of our second number, Kessa comes up, puts a crown of flowers on my head, slips off, and returns with a bowl of wine that she plants in my hands....Caught up in the moment, I chug it. But thankfully we didn't do the dance with the joining of hands, so her husband won't have any pointed things to say. So as we're doing our third number on the drums, I watch the flames a-leaping: then I see a little point of light blink on and off again. Then I see another, and another, and as I look around I see that we have some extra special company which I point out to the rest of the gang. We finish the number to see swarms of them darting around us, and one of the crew pipes up: "Well, guys, we've done it! We summoned the fireflies!"

Truth to say, it was the weirdest thing - they didn't start swarming around us until we got going with the drums. Freak of nature, anyone? Weird, but undeniably cool.

Firefly moment #2: Kessa, DF, and I are on our way home from the CSTS showing in Boston. DF stretches out in the back seat of the van, phone in hand. As he's our acting mechanic, it is observed that he's stretched out in his hammock listening to the Message. Thus follows the exchange:

Me (as Kaylee): Hey, this thing doesn't vibrate!
DF: *fiddles with phone* It does now.
Me: Oh, GOD!!! I can't KNOW that!!!!
Kessa: I could stand to hear a little more.

Weekends like those really make me wish I could be a full-time Browncoat, I'm tellin' ya.

Firefly moment #3: I'm in Panera having lunch right now, and somebody just asked me why I was cutting up my apple with a pocket knife. My explanation started with: "You know what a Grizwald is?"

There will be more. Never doubt nor fear, there will be more.


Wednesday, July 4, 2007 4:31 PM


Uh...don't you mean "as Mal" when you refer to setting up the convo with "Hey, this thing doesn't vibrate!"?


Utterly brilliant and hilarious stuff, Steamer;)


Friday, June 29, 2007 11:16 AM


Hah! What was the person's answer when you asked about the Grizwald? That's just too good!

Friday, June 29, 2007 9:47 AM




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