META: RACCcon 2012: On the Naming of Beds...

Scott Eiler seiler at
Tue Apr 3 18:58:27 PDT 2012

Maybe I'd better give some e-mail from Saxon a boost.

On 4/3/2012 6:42 PM, Saxon Brenton wrote:
 > Right then.
 > I'm feeling a bit tired because of the preparations for the UTS
 > Library's Edible Book Festival event.  (I think that my electric
 > sheep shaped cake was passable.)  Now that that's out of the way,
 > let's get down to business with the RACCcon.
 > I went to the travel agent and made bookings and payments yesterday,
 > and should be getting the paperwork for tickets and insurance next
 > week.  I'll email Rob the exact details when those arrive in my hot
 > little hands.
 > However, in the meantime I want to make an announcement for room
 > availability.  Inspired by Scott's generous offer to help fund
 > any travellers-on-a-budget, I decided to book a room with two beds
 > rather than a single.  This was not a big deal; it's actually
 > slightly cheaper by a few tens of dollars to get the double room
 > with two queen beds rather than the single with one king.

Heh.  I noticed that too.

 > Anyway, I throw this open to any RACCcon possible participants
 > who may be wavering on issues of cost:  I have a double bed room
 > booked at the Best Western Heritage Inn in Benicia for Thurs 28 June
 > 2012 to Sat 7 July 2012.  I am willing to share this with any regular
 > rec.arts.comics.creative participant for between no cost to token
 > cost  (in the unlikely event of multiple 'starving writers in a
 > garrett' putting in for this, priority should probably go to the
 > most cash-starved RACC.con.teer).  Same limitations as for Scott's
 > offer: person must have posted a story to RACC in the last year.

I have a spare bed too, though my room activates on Friday night.  I'll 
make the same offer as Saxon for Friday and Saturday nights, because I 
know conventions and crash space go together.

 > ---
 > Saxon Brenton
 > Reading: Just finished 'I Sold My Soul On eBay: Viewing Faith
 > Through An Atheist's Eyes' by Hemant Mehta

My new reading is a newly-acquired crate of old Archie comics.  Even at 
an accelerated rate of reading Archie comics, this could last me years, 
if not decades.  But I now know the difference between the Archies' rock 
group roster on the cartoon show and their roster in the comics.

(signed) Scott Eiler  8{D> -------- ---------

Let's take a look, if you will, at the Second Amendment of the
Constitution, which protects every American's right to shoot another
American.  This cherished constitutional right to shoot people and make
them dead is currently recognized in all fifty states, most recently

- The Borowitz Report
March 2012.

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