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Minicon – Community in the Information Age

I recently attended Minicon 48 in Bloomington Minnesota. It was a wonderful weekend full of interesting discussions and reconnecting with old friends. I could go for the standard “Con Report” style blog post where I give you tidbits about my weekend, or I could go in depth over the course of several posts about the conversations that intrigued me the most. I’m going with the latter option.

 

Community in the Information Age (7:00pm Saturday)

 

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Heartbreaker Happy Hour – Hop

She looked up and there he was. Walking up to the other end of the bar – the perfect man. His dusty brown hair just long enough to get messy if she ran her hands through it and hanging like curtains around his deep dark eyes. His nose lead down from there to kissable lips surrounded by just the hint of stubble. She could feel those lips on her own from over here.

What good is kissing if you aren’t hugging too.

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Hopping in the New Year

We did it. We survived another year and have made it to this (rather arbitrary) day we call the first day of the new year. Really any day would have done for it, so long as we all agree that it’s the first day. So there you have it, we’ve agreed that it’s a new year. We’ve also agreed to call this year 2013. We’re off to a good start.

Tradition tells us that this is the time of year to lay out our goals –

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Holiday Hop – Gifts of Love

Dear Santa,

I’ve been a very good girl this year. Well, OK, maybe not that good, but I was nice more than I was naughty.  Even when I was naughty I was trying to be nice.  I’m sure HE thought I was nice (He had a funny way of showing it so I hope you’ve got Him on the naughty list).

Anyway, I know it’s probably a bit late and all that,

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