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Loscon Day Three

Day Three of Loscon was Sunday, the last day of the con.  Kris and I started the day at 10:00 am with our panel, “I Got the Music in Me”.  This was mostly Kris’ panel.  It was about how music can invoke certain moods and how that inspires her writing.  […]

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Loscon Day Two

Saturday at Loscon is always our busiest day – it’s Blood Drive Day!  Unfortunately, because it’s such a busy day, I didn’t take a lot of pictures.  The day started at about eight in the morning when we met the Red Cross truck and started setting up.  They had all […]

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Loscon Day One

The first day of Loscon was a busy day for us.  It started with our first panel, “Married to a Fan:  Fan Guests of Honor interview”.  Nick Smith of the Los Angeles Filk Harmonics moderated, asking us questions.  We’ve known Nick for many years, so he was the perfect person […]

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Loscon Day Zero

After waiting two years, it finally arrived.  Loscon 47:  the year we were Fan Guests of Honor.  We were very well treated.  Normally we commute each day from home to the convention at the LAX Marriott, but the committee paid for a room for us.  The also took care of […]

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It’s over.

The con was fun. We are dead. details next week. Dennis Amador Cherry   88th blog completed. First Steampunk nov Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…………………………… But I did finally get my copy of Brandy June’s book, “Gold Spun”.

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Next week is Loscon!

Still doing con prep, especially prep for the blood drive.  That includes flyers, buttons, raffle tickets and a raffle ticket box.  Kris is also getting her costume ready for the reading from her novel series, “The Dragonfly Chronicles”.  And there are also other panels we are on that we are […]

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And the Prep Goes On…

Getting ready for the Loscon blood drive, but I’m not alone.  Three years ago, the American Red Cross started putting ALL of its blood drives on their website so people could find the location nearest to them.  This includes blood drives like ours.  The picture above is the direct link […]

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Now How Much Would You Bleed?

That was our slogan for our “As Seen On TV” themed blood drive.  Every year Kris and I host the Loscon blood drive.  Generally, we tie our theme to the theme of the convention.  When Loscon had a steampunk theme, our theme became the start of my steampunk trilogy. This […]

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Paneling

Last week I mentioned that Kris and I are going to be the Fan Guests of Honor at the upcoming Loscon  http://loscon.org/47/  this Thanksgiving weekend.  As such, there are a number of events we will be partaking in.  We will be in one panel, a “meet the Fan Guests of […]

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Busy Saturday

It started with a Men’s Breakfast at my church, Calvary Bible Church in Burbank.  I’m on kitchen staff, so I got up at 4:20 am to be there at 6:00 am.  We’re famous for our breakfast burritos and I’m the egg man.  I scrambled over 150 eggs that morning.  It […]

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