Origins Is ON

Laura and I will be headed out to Origins shortly. Or, for Natalie‘s benefit, and as I’ve been intoning recently on Twitter:

“Going to Origins today! Squee! Squee! Squee! Squee! *duck* *WHOOSH* Missed me! Bahahaha! *zip*”

To say that I am vastly looking forward to Origins is a bit of an understatement. It is focused on “table top” gaming of all flavors, which is a favorite hobby of mine. Somehow, despite the fact that it has been held annually an hour and a half from my hometown since 1996, I have never gone, and this is a much belated opportunity to correct said serious transgression. And perhaps most importantly, this will be the first convention this year in which I won’t be “working” at all. While I love participating and speaking at cons in various capacities, there is something to be said for just kicking back and relaxing for a few days with friends, old and new, and focusing on having fun. What? This is something called a “vacation,” you say? Interesting concept… 🙂

Updates shall appear shortly after my return. Tardy convention recaps, as well as some podcast, movie, and novel commentary, have been lingering on the sidelines, and are clamoring to be unleashed. In the meantime, if you are anywhere near Columbus, OH, over the next few days, you owe it to yourself to stop by Origins, and see what it’s about.

5 thoughts on “Origins Is ON”

  1. First off, I’m distraught that my roommate, KJ, says he’ll ruin it for everyone. Secondly, I think I will just stop in and check things out. Maybe I’ll even join you for a game. 😉

  2. Kris: You failed at your job, then. Kudos for a noble try.

    Shannon: You, on the other hand, succeeded. Fine work.

    Natalie: A fabulous time was had, m’lady! And I thought you might appreciate the sudden turn… 🙂

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