Sat night was the Teamsters threw a bbq for us out on a lovely patio overlooking the lake. Free food - I was all over that! The hotel food was ridiculously expensive so we were always looking for other angles. The BBQ was followed by the final evening keynote address given by the blog proprietor,... Continue Reading →
Chicago Day 3, Presidential Forum
Day 3 was Saturday. The Big Day. There was a buzz right away in the convention area. Media presence was high from the start with cameras and boom microphones scattered about and various attendees under the glare of the lights. I started the morning in a food industry session lead by the very popular Orangeclouds... Continue Reading →
I made the papers!!
In Denver anyway 🙂 http://www.denverpost.com/search/ci_6531682 I'm home and will write up more on Chicago later. Have to get other stuff in order first but I didn't want to lose that link (thanks MM)!!
Day 2 from Chicago
Had about 6 hours of sleep last night which is twice as much as the first! There was an 8:00am keynote speaker - General Wesley Clark - who did such a good job talking about the situation in Iraq. He woke us right up 🙂 From there, I went to a panel talking about building... Continue Reading →
Day 1 from Chicago
Today has been mostly a social day. I've greeted all my C&J friends who are here so far. However, I was exhausted. I got to the room after 1:30am. My roommate arrived around 2:00 and stayed and talked for a bit, but was still in party mode and left again after 3:00am which was when... Continue Reading →
Countdown to Chicago
Leaving Aug 1 and returning Aug 6. I will get to immerse myself in lots of things I love: friends, politics, baseball, and art. Here are two items that I am specifically looking forward to seeing again:A Sunday on La Grande Jatte-1884 by Georges SeuratTwo Sisters (On the Terrace) - 1881 by Auguste RenoirI saw... Continue Reading →