The hotel did not blow up. The other shoes I had did not break. I did not get food poisoning. I was crossing all of my fingers and toes. (Which made it hard to walk.)
I also did a session with Alma Katsu, who is much perkier than I am. You can tell by the picture.
|It was pointed out that I look like I'm about to pull out a bazooka |
and shoot the person taking the picture. Totally not true.
I would have used a tank. But only a really cool tank.
|Maybe I need to check with other panelists next time on clothing choice.|
Later that evening I got to go to a party! Yea, party! The nice people who picked me up at the airport had a party at their house and the conference people arranged for rides for those people who needed them. (Me!) We went to the wrong house at first. (I'm glad they didn't answer the door because it turned out that they weren't invited to the party.) Then we got to the good place, with all of the wonderful food and wine. (They had beer, too, but that didn't interest me. Somewhere HIM just went, "What?") As a matter of fact, I want to say something about something the nice lady served. There was a plate of homemade biscuits next to a plate of Virginia ham (I think) and this was next to a cup of melted butter with a brush. So you split your biscuit in half, butter it and put some ham on it. OMG, my veins just coagulated. So yummy.
And what a cool house they have. I told my daughter about it and what my daughter was most impressed about was the spiral staircase. (Apparently her parents are ignoramuses for not buying a house with a spiral staircase. What were we thinking?)
Unfortunately I had to leave early because I caught the early flight the next day. I was so pooped that I only took one picture. This was the escalator into hell at Atlanta International Airport. Who knew you could make an escalator that long?
|Look. If you peer closely enough you|
can see little hellish demon imps.
|See. You just had to look closer.|
And also wait for me to play with
my bamboo pad.
I got copious hugs from both daughter and husband and all was well again.
Back to writing Bubba 4. (Name to be announced very soon!)