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See You In Fargo

I am off tomorrow to Fargo, North Dakota for Valleycon. I hope to see some of you there. I gather there may be some BWBers on hand, Jim Ludwig of Dark Sword Miniatures will be turning up with some of his fabulous Ice & Fire range, and I'll be reading a chapter from A DANCE WITH DRAGONS. Plus there will be the usual drinking and carousing and fine dining, one hopes.

I will, alas, miss this weekend's football games, so don't expect any NFL posts on Sunday night or Monday morning. And please don't post yourself about the games. My faithful friend TiVo will be recording the games for me, and I want to watch them unspoiled when I return on Monday night.

After Fargo, I have two days at home, and then I'm off again on a much longer trip, to visit the set of the HBO pilot shoot, and do those signings in Belfast and Dublin. Oh, and it looks like a third event is in the works, for London. I will let you know the details when they are set.

After England, Morocco. That should be fun. Never been there, and though I am pretty well travelled for a kid from Bayonne, Marrakech sounds considerably more exotic than any place that I have ever been before.

Things will probably get pretty quiet here while I'm away. I don't travel with a laptop, so I expect I won't be posting much... though I may pop in once in a while from a hotel business center, when I stumble on one.

And yes, TiVo will be getting all those games for me as well. I expect to be immersing myself in a month of Jets and Giants games along about Thanksgiving.

Till then... take care, all. Hang loose, sundry.


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Oct. 14th, 2009 08:00 pm (UTC)
Good luck, have fun, be safe and we'll see you when you return!
Oct. 14th, 2009 08:07 pm (UTC)
Be safe. And get over here to Jersey!! Ya got fans here who want ta see ya!! Bing!
Oct. 14th, 2009 08:09 pm (UTC)
It would be lovely if there was someone on the set who would blog about it a bit. Do you know of anyone who might do so?
Oct. 14th, 2009 08:18 pm (UTC)
Have a great convention, and happy travelling!
Oct. 14th, 2009 08:22 pm (UTC)
Have fun, travel safe, and please say hi to the good people on the show from all your fans!
Oct. 14th, 2009 08:39 pm (UTC)
Hope you have a great time here in Fargo. Looks like Sat. and Sun might turn out to be decent weather. I stick by my previous comments about dressing warm, though. Here in the north, winter is coming... ;)
Oct. 14th, 2009 08:45 pm (UTC)
Eat LOTS of Moroccan food. It is divine.
Oct. 15th, 2009 04:27 pm (UTC)
But be careful where you eat that food. The only time I went to Marakesh I got the runs something awful.
Oct. 14th, 2009 08:53 pm (UTC)
I hope you and Parris have a great time over the next month and a trouble-free trip!
Oct. 14th, 2009 09:15 pm (UTC)
Looking forward to having you up in Fargo. Unfortunately, we may have a bit of snow for you :(
Oct. 14th, 2009 09:22 pm (UTC)
Wow. Bummer of timing on the trips. I mean How will Ireland and Morocco stack up to the splendor that is Fargo. Oh well, You'll just have to make the best of it I guess.

See you at Valley Con!
Oct. 14th, 2009 09:32 pm (UTC)
Marrakesh can be just about anything you want it to be - from full force, in your face encounter with North Africa, to sequestered luxury. If that England trip should stretch north to Scotland, I'll be sure to ply you with traveler's tales - or if you don't mind unsolicited advice, I'll send you some through this new-fangled email thing.
Oct. 14th, 2009 09:32 pm (UTC)
Were I on your schedule, I might consider going directly on to England from Fargo (via MSP or Chicago, or possibly via somewhere in Canada). Going home for just two days sounds exhausting! But no doubt you have reasons to do it this way.

Just don't re-read Tom Disch's "Casablanca" before going to Morocco.
Oct. 14th, 2009 09:48 pm (UTC)
Have a great trip! :) See you on the flip side.
Oct. 14th, 2009 09:50 pm (UTC)

I'm new to your Journal.
I just wanted to say I positively adore your writing!

Have a great time in Fargo!
Oct. 14th, 2009 10:29 pm (UTC)
looking forward to seeing you in Dublin...
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