In several ways, the workshop went remarkably well, and it will likely serve as a template for workshops in other parts of Texas. Several individuals, whether they had run for office previously or not, got some great information about the big picture and finer points of the process.
For me, the gathering was a refreshing antidote to the bitter taste left by June's GPTX state meeting. I emerged feeling better about calling myself a Green, proudly talking in we terms about the future of the Party.
Sadly, the good vibes I brought home from Dallas were blown away by the news from Las Vegas, after first being buffeted by the shock of the Spanish government's violent crackdown on Catalan demonstrators. As heavy as my heart is this morning, however, I feel obliged to post my impressions from the weekend as I said I would.