[conspire] Cancelling upcoming CABAL meeting, Sat 2010-09-11
Deirdre Saoirse Moen
deirdre at deirdre.net
Fri Sep 10 12:41:21 PDT 2010
This will, of course, give me more time to get all the photos ready to inflict upon the wary and unwary alike.
I have some of them up on flickr already, such as this picture of Melbourne at dawn.
On Sep 10, 2010, at 7:27 AM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Sorry to have to do this, especially one day before, but, in a nutshell:
> 1. Deirdre and I aren't currently healthy to be around.
> 2. And we need bed rest. (We'll be fine, it's just a really bad
> headcold brought back from Australia. Not that I blame our
> wonderful hosts and friends in Melbourne. I maintain it was
> another American visitor at the Worldcon who was too stupid to
> wash his hands and went around giving it to everyone. That's
> my story and I'm sticking to it.)
> 3. And I haven't gotten much sleep since our return on Tuesday,
> 'cause of the coughing.
> 4. And, just to complete the misery, I'm right now on a mandatory
> week of 24x7 on-call primary sysadmin duty. (The silver lining
> is that any 4 AM calls might _not_ get me out of bed, because
> of already being up coughing.
> Again, don't worry about us. We just doing want to either give you this
> crawling horror from the antipodes, nor do we want to wear ourselves out
> being your hosts _this_ Saturday.
> See y'all on Satuday, September 25th.
> I'm heading back to bed. I'll try to remember to fix the Web site's
> calendar after I get _out_ of bed. Later.
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