The Importance of Going Outside, or, How I Learned To Embrace My Inner Child

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m an admin in a group called RTDFW – short for Rooster Teeth Dallas/Fort Worth. We’re a group of fans of Rooster Teeth, creators of Red vs. Blue and RWBY. It all started back in December, when some people went to a book signing of theirs, and decided it would be pretty cool to hang out with each other. It started small, but ever since the release of Rooster Teeth’s first full-length film, Lazer Team, it exploded. We host podcast watching parties every Monday and Saturday night, and do other events throughout the week as well. I really consider it to be my second family – my second really weird, loud, obnoxious family.

With the weather getting warmer (although in Texas, we didn’t really have much of a winter), a few of us decided it would be fun to have a Field Day event. Arabella, Ashe, and I planned the whole shebang in two weeks. To be honest, we’re procrastinators – we had the idea for it back in February, but didn’t end up doing any real planning until mid-March. If I’m being honest, I don’t know why I was so hyped to plan it. I’m not an outdoorsy kind of gal (as evidenced by my super pale skin), and physical activity is not exactly my forte – I’d rather be curled up with a good book or lounging around playing a video game.

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