[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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