Tag: Loscon

So Long and Thanks for all the Platelets

Aside from the Writer’s Conference last week, Kris and I attended a memorial for Charles (Karl) Lembke.  I wrote about him a few weeks ago when I donated blood at the American Red Cross in Woodland Hills, California. Karl had donated platelets 997 times (the updated plaque was off by […]

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Busy Weekend

It started Saturday morning at 6:00 am.  I was on kitchen staff at church making breakfast burritos for the woman’s conference the way we make them at the men’s monthly breakfasts.  Hey, women need burritos, too.  Luckily, I’m ¼ Mexican, so I know how to wrap a burrito. After getting […]

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An Emotional Blood Letting

I’ve been nervous to give blood, light-headed a few times, but I had never gotten emotional until yesterday.  First, the blood center in the West Hills moved.  I went to the old location only to find the doors locked and a sign with their new location at 21333 Oxnard St, […]

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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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