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26 October 2007 @ 04:08 pm
Catie's Very Busy Day  
I've walked up and down Blarney Street hill three times today, which is one or two more times than I usually do. I've bought a lamp and an ironing board and an iron, but not tape or a ruler, which it also turned out were needed; I've bought food for dinner and ... no, nevermind, I don't have enough brain to even remember everything I've bought, but there was a brass band playing in the city centre, and I've been busy.

World Fantasy Con (eta in Saratoga Springs, NY) is coming up next week. Ted and I are attending. Who all is going, and would anybody like to get together for coffee/dinner/breakfast/what-have-you during the weekend? My schedule at the moment is surprisingly open: there's the Zombies Need Brains! release party on Thursday night, where pbray (Patricia Bray) scbutler (S.C. Butler), jpsorrow (Joshua Palmatier) Barbara Campbell, jennifer_dunne (Jennifer Dunne) and myself will be hosting and selling books and being charming while everybody drinks and eats goodies (how can you go wrong?). I've got a dinner Friday night before the booksigning, and lunch Saturday; anybody want to meet up any other time?

And now, that out of the way, I am under orders to go to work. Mom's downstairs starting work on my HOUSE OF CARDS dress, and I was told I could help by going to work. :)
 
 
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Lauraskeagsidhe on October 26th, 2007 11:23 am (UTC)
Where IS WFC? Is that the one in Florida?
kitmizkit on October 27th, 2007 05:50 am (UTC)
It's in Saratoga Springs this year.
allaboutm_e: Shirley the Loonallaboutm_e on October 26th, 2007 12:05 pm (UTC)
Hope to see you at the party, or at least at the convention!
Mary Annepers1stence on October 26th, 2007 12:18 pm (UTC)
A brass band? Was it a big brass band? To keep the youth of River City from Trouble, and Playing Pool, and indulging in vice? Does that make you Madame Librarian?

sorry, my brain made a random Music Man medley in my head
ever so plucky: Avatar--damn (Sokka & FFCP)aelfsciene on October 26th, 2007 01:55 pm (UTC)
I think there should be more cons on the west coast, dammit! I hope you have a great time at WFC, though!
Michael M Jonesoneminutemonkey on October 26th, 2007 03:48 pm (UTC)
I'll be there. :>
Just finished Heart of Stone. Want more NOW.
I think it may even be better than your Walker Papers.
It's certainly just as awesome. :>
I love the metaphorical balls Margrit possesses. :>
K. Feete: tattookatfeete on October 26th, 2007 08:36 pm (UTC)
Dan & I will be there, probably either hanging with Bear's Bar Amoeba or doing volunteer stuff. But talking with you was great fun last year and I'd love to grab a drink and chat sometime this year too. Who knows, I may even be semi-conscious this time. *grin*
madmiss on October 27th, 2007 04:48 pm (UTC)
Was it the Carlsberg Brass band from Denmark? They were pretty good.
Also, How are you/ye enjoying the Jazz weekend?

(I got to see Jamie Cullum today... Some fantastic musicians on that stage.)
Astres - Kate L.: Photo // Heroes // Hiro Yattaastres on October 27th, 2007 08:35 pm (UTC)
I saw Heart of Stone in the bookstore and bought it! I have a photo but my camera phone upload site is being a dork...But, yeah! It's out already :P
irishkateirishkate on October 30th, 2007 08:14 am (UTC)
please remember next time you are bringing home large items like an iron and ironing board that I have a car and can be available (except during audits) ...