Absolutely go for it - and I'm really glad to have read what you & others have posted. I used to be ovo-lac-pesc. of a sort but I think the other additions you talk about really have so much value for our health; meditation & spirituality. We all need that reminder.
And little vase needs to make a cookbook! I thought we weren't supposed to use acids (lemon) in cast iron but hey, if it releases the iron, great! What area of PA are you located to go surf fishing? Or is that an abbreviation for a country .... not sure.