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renniekins
renniekins
Penguicon
Penguicon was really great fun, even though I was only there for less than a day. Yesterday morning I got up at about 4:30am, packed my bags, took the shuttle to the airport, checked in, flew to Detroit, got on the shuttle to my car, and drove home. All before 9am, which is (on a regular saturday) a little before the time I generally get up! I then took a nap and went to Penguicon.

It was a really full day, I saw lots of cool people, had some fun, enjoyed good conversations, and did lots of neat things. That's the short version. I might tackle a longer version later. It's all a bit blurry in my head -- I know it ended at 4:30am because I was in the parking lot getting into my car to go home, and my phone's alarm went off. The same alarm I'd set for the morning prior....

I did my Race for the Cure fundraiser again, just like at ConFusion, although it was much more low-key at this con. For one thing I was there for a much shorter time frame, and for another thing I just didn't press it very hard. I rely mostly on word-of-mouth, and there were so many other things going on! Not a problem; every little bit counts. Even with less than a full day and only quiet fundraising, we gathered:

34 singles
+ 8 fives
+ 1 ten
+ 2 twenties
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$124

Not bad! I've already applied the money on my Race For the Cure page, which you can find here. Wish you were there? Wish you had an I ♥ Boobs ribbon? I have leftovers this time! I'll mail one to anybody who donates.

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encorecrazay From: encorecrazay Date: April 21st, 2008 02:33 am (UTC) (Link)
Over half way towards your fund raising goal. When it the race in Detroit this year?
renniekins From: renniekins Date: April 21st, 2008 03:02 am (UTC) (Link)
May 31st. I will likely be leaving for Gent that night too, since it's the anticipated date of the next colo!
encorecrazay From: encorecrazay Date: April 21st, 2008 03:07 am (UTC) (Link)
You'll have fun day then!
javenallese From: javenallese Date: April 21st, 2008 02:49 am (UTC) (Link)
Hey, we'll take another. Where do I send you a check?
renniekins From: renniekins Date: April 21st, 2008 03:06 am (UTC) (Link)
Cool! If you're okay with doing it online via credit card, you can do it here:
http://www.active.com/donate/detroitRFTC08/rennie

If not, email renniekins at livejournal dot com and I can send you my snail address.
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renniekins From: renniekins Date: April 21st, 2008 04:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
Awwwww! I am so glad I made it.

The only sad part is that, being there such a not-very-long-time, I didn't get to hang out with or spend enough time with all the people I wanted to! Yourself and your "clan" included.
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From: (Anonymous) Date: April 23rd, 2008 04:02 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hey! I stopped in at Penguicon. twas entertaining!
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