Saturday, October 20, 2007

How To Consider Chicago in February

Brett Cannon is considering an import tutorial for PyCon '08, focusing on his new work in the area. I've caught word here and there about talks people are working on, and even had a suggestion to make a talk proposal myself, which is silly. I haven't a clue what I would be able to talk about. I sure would love to listen, and watch, and chat with everyone else. I'm really wondering how likely it is that I could make PyCon '08 the one I am finally able to attend.

For Work This Means...

I have a pretty flexable schedule at work and the boss is a great guy. (No, Van, I am not just saying that because I know you read my blog.) Still, I have no idea what prospects I would have for taking the time to attend PyCon, but I'll deal with that when I decide for sure that I want to try to go. Well, I know I want to go, but I have to make sure that I personally can go, before I figure out if I can professionally go.

For Family This Means...

Either Heather will want to come along with me to the cold of Chicago in February or she has to stay home and take care of Caelan all by herself for a few days. Of course, he'll be almost two by then and gets easier to take care of every day. I wouldn't mind them coming along, but what would they do with all the time that I'm at the convention? I suspect they would find something to occupy those days for them aside, like visiting one of her friends or something else that would take them away from the house while I'm gone.

2 comments:

Doug Napoleone said...

You might be a bit early for the tutorial :-)

The tutorial day is Thursday March 13.

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Art said...

With the recent weather in Chicago, February might not be all that bad.

Then again, considering our track record, you might want to bring a coat and hat.

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