Posts Tagged ‘Dragon Con’
People hand out ribbons that you can stick to your badge. They’ll have inside jokes themed around geek culture. The two grannies had “Nice parking spot, Rita!” and “I slipped on mah beans!” I think later someone gave me a ribbon that was just Mackenzie staring off. I’m always struck by the episode where he’s trying to be left behind because he’s dealing with trauma and anxiety. That show does not fuck around.
Back in my day, we used ku-chunk machines and phone connections! My card reader cost $500 and a $50 monthly rental fee! The iPad was cheeper and it did more than process credit cards.
There was a girl at Dragon Con who dressed as a playground mushroom with all the little nick nacks that you’d find at a playground. It was adorable. She’s in the background.
Shit goes down during Dragon Con. Floods and hurricanes and everyone seems to have to overcome some huge obstacle to get there. This year we seemed to hop those hurtles with glee. We’ve all leveled up our ‘dealing with shit’ stats.
I’m usually so busy getting everyone else’s shoes on and making sure they all go to the bathroom that I forget to do the same to myself or I think I can just push through without taking care of myself.