Tonight I think I may have managed to pack 3 personalities into one suitcase. It wasn’t an easy task believe me. “Why are you packing?”, you may ask. You may even ask, “Where are you going?” Well, its that time of year again when I get to travel for work to the location of the yearly conference for our user group for our Library Automation Software vendor. This year I struck gold with the trip though. It just so happens that the conference is nestled all nicely in the middle of the week that falls between Opening and second weekend of the Scarborough Renaissance Faire in Waxahachie, TX. Waxahachie is 30 minutes south of Dallas and the conference is, yep, you guessed it, in Dallas!
So, this year I get to attend both the conference and the faire. Work agreed to fly me down early and back late, (same price just different days than I normally would have) allowing me to attend the faire on the weekends. Work will pay for my hotel while I’m at the conference, and thanks to a VERY generous friend and his wife, I have a place to crash when not at the hotel.
WOOT! So, look out Scarborough here I come!
For those keeping score, the three personalities include:
- Work John
- John T. Hawser
- Relaxing John
Oh, also, while packing I found a pocket in the suitcase that I had apparently missed when unpacking from the Germany trip, and I found the gift I bought for my mother that I was sure I had lost! She was very pleased.
4 thoughts on “The suitcase is packed… mostly…”
Just don’t drink any strange unfiltered water or you might add a fourth personality…
On the John.
*snort* *guffaw* I kill myself.
I think personalities #1 and #3 should be the same. It’s a conference. Why spend it uncomfortably? It’d be even better if you merged all 3, of course…
You should’ve held on to the newly-found present until the next gift-giving holiday. Save yourself some shopping down the road. We do that all the time (mainly because we hide gifts so well that we forget about them)!
Well, the main difference between #1 and #3 is that #3 gets to wear t-shirts. 🙂 I have ye to figure out how to come up with a presentation for this conference that will let me wear garb. 🙂
Oh, and next years conference…
2010: We are SO there. But you knew that already. 😀
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