August 3rd, 2007

leverage team carnival

Comic-con Report: Part 1

First things first... while I was away last week I missed the birthday of carmen_sandiego and snowdrifted. I hope ya'll had a lovely day filled with cupcakes and knitting and no thesis/job search/moving stress. *hugs*

Before I get into my Comic-con report, please enjoy this picture of Kaylee, who is just as nifty as her namesake...

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Okay, so, we got into San Diego on Tuesday afternoon, met up with mikijean at the airport and spent a lovely, lazy evening in the Gaslamp District before the crowds hit town. Wednesday we took the munchkin to Sea World, which was tons of fun, until Mr. Sus lost his glasses on the Shipwreck Rapids and had to catch a cab back to the hotel and go in search of a one-hour optician. But the munchkin had a blast.

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Later that evening we headed over to Preview Night. The exhibition hall was insanely crowded and there was less cool swag than previous years. Overall, not my favorite part of the con. Little did we know, the crowds were only going to get worse. Much worse. But there were a few cool booths...

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