Not to dwell on it here, but one of my Green comrades who attended last night's Harris County Green Party meeting was moved afterward to express his disgust via email, calling it "another damn hideous general membership meeting." He has called for a small task force to assemble and engage in some strategic planning, tentatively on Saturday 9 December, at a venue to be determined, and I have tentatively accepted the invitation.
As for me, I kept alive my current streak of not attending HCGP meetings: four consecutive months. This new habit of non-participation has resulted in a considerably less stressful existence. Green activity used to feed my soul, even when differences of opinion on strategy or tactics occasionally grew rancorous; now the environment has grown toxic, driving away more old hands than just Yours Truly.
Instead, I got to see real democracy in action.
Last week, Kayleen was perusing our local NextDoor site, and she told me of an upcoming neighborhood meeting called by District D City Councilmember Dwight Boykins at The Address, a sports bar recently opened near Highway 288 and Old Spanish Trail (US-90A). So I went.
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