Well, I’m off. Ahead of me lay some hundreds of miles of open road, a city I’ve never been to, people I’ve never met and friends from far away.
You know, something just struck me. If I was in a different frame of mind, if I was from some other slightly different time and place, I’d be heading south instead of north. What makes a person a Worldcon (or NASFiC) person instead of a Dracon*Con person? It seems in 1995 the two collided when Worldcon was in Scotland. Another thought… How much larger would either be if one of them be if one (the newer one?) shifted slightly in the calendar?
Perhaps I’ll make the trip down South, but for now, I’m out the door. Chat with you in about 15 hours.