- Arrive Wednesday and meet my new buddy & conference roommate at LAX -- Steph McGregor is the ARA from Scotland. We're trading regional favorites gift-baskets. Mine is packed with Terps gear, Berger cookies and a can of Old Bay. Will I be bringing home whiskey and haggis?
- Wednesday night RA gathering at Steve Moser's house
- Thursday RA and ARA training
- Friday through Monday, conference. (I work the info booth on Saturday morning, Edie and I have a regional "meet and greet" early Sunday. All RAs and ARAs have jobs at the conference.
- Friday evening free yoga class for attendees? I'm there.
Saturday, Edie arrives in time for the Blue Moon Ball! Dressing in theme is encouraged.
- Sunday, I head home exhausted, but uplifted.
- Tuesday and Wednesday, Edie gets trained on the new SCBWI website.