[conventions] Worldcon, day one
Yesterday was my only light day here at Chicon 7. I have seven programming items between today and Sunday, every meal booked with someone, a number of non-mealtime meetings, and the Hugo reception and ceremonies to attend. So naturally the day was packed.
I spent much of my day loitering in the lobby of the convention hotel. There’s a point where you can see and be seen by everyone moving between the convention space, the dining/bar space and the East Tower rooms. It’s a good time to catch people.
I have two words for you: Bacon sausage.
Yes, as in sausage made from bacon.
I mean, there was other stuff, like some truly world class pork ribs, some darned good brisket, and chocolate mousse on a pretzel crust with salted caramel. And some godawful food pickles. And cornbread. And hush puppies. And chips. But bacon sausage.
By the time we got back to the Hyatt, I was pretty burned out, so I skipped the partying and retired. Hoping I’ll hold up better these next few nights, as today and the days to come are much more scheduled than yesterday was.
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Posted: 3:50 am Fri August 31 2012 |