- Watching Elise Matthesen (elisem) create intriguing and beautiful art from shell and wire
- Hearing wonderful tales told by professionals and amateurs alike
- Talking with and listening to professionals regarding how to create and relate those tales
- Hand-delivering Star Island knitting yarn to the intended recipient 
- Elise Matthesen singing Amanda Palmer's "Ukulele Anthem"
- Getting my copy of Redshirts autographed by John Scalzi
- Getting my copy of War for the Oaks autographed by Emma Bull (coffeeem)
- Winning a fireman's helmet in the roving auction , autographed by Scott Lynch (scott_lynch)
- Being the dealer for a Texas Hold-em poker showdown between Steven Brust and Ellen Klages, with the winner getting to ask a question that the loser had to answer honestly.
- Winning a squid tentacle in the roving auction , autographed by Elizabeth Bear (matociquala)
- Gleefully tweeting about the autographed goodies above
There may or may not be a more detailed and coherent posting later. ("I just flew in from Minneapolis, and boy are my arms tired!")
 Who shall remain nameless in this public posting
 Who, in addition to being a writer, is a volunteer fireman
 See  above
Originally posted at http://edschweppe.dreamwidth.org/149712.html - comment wherever you please.