Reminiscing with new friends

Well, now that Sci-fi on the Rock 8 is over,, I get to sit back and relax a bit and try to write down all the fun and exciting things I’ve seen and done over the weekend.

Mind you that it’s been 3 weeks since all the excitement actually began, but I can honestly say that I felt that this one seemed to flow smoother then previous years.  Mind you we still had some things come up that we had to work around, or alter, but it all worked out in the end.

Our guests this year were awesome.  This year we had Erin Fitzgerald, Aron Eisenberg, Mike McCarty, Michael Hogan and the lovely Musetta Vander.

Me and Erin

Me and Erin Fitzgerald

Me and Aron

Me and Aron Eisenberg

Me and Michael Hogan

Me and Michael Hogan

Me and Mike McCarty

Me and Mike McCarty

Me and Musetta Vander

Me and Musetta Vander

All these guest were lovely, fun and hilarious to chat with.  The weekend was just too short, wish they were able to stay longer.  I got a quick lesson in Qigong.  I tell ya right now,, unless your mind is closed, then you’re not giving this a proper chance to work.  I was iffy at first, but found the short time I had, it surprised me.

In fact, a few days ago I was having some pain on my right side that just wasn’t going away.  Well, not totally anyway, it would come and go.  I left it alone all day until I went to bed.  I laid there, and thinking of what Ms. Vander said to me, I concentrated on that one place.  Within 10 minutes is was gone.  And the best part, it hasn’t come back.  I know what I’ll be doing on Monday.  I may be a totally different woman by the time I’m done. 🙂

I hope they all come back again at some point.  If not because of the Sci-Fi event, then if they come here for some vacation. 🙂  There’s so much more of the island they haven’t seen.  And for those of us that know just how big Newfoundland is, they will be in for a treat if they do venture back.

I think the best part, albeit sad part too, was when we had to take them back to the airport for their trip home.  We didn’t leave right away, we had about an hour (or more) with them, but my daughter didn’t have school that day so she had to come with us.  I have pictures of her with each guest, and I want to personally thank you all for not ignoring her.  She enjoyed the whole experience, especially the poutine, lol.  Though, now when we have it as a treat she will sigh and say,, “I miss Musetta.”

If you get the chance to meet these awesome people, do so, you won’t be disappointed.

Well I’m being summoned by my daughter to watch a movie.  I doubt it will be any of the Hobbit movies, I got her drove nuts with them.  LOL

Until next time.

K.

 

Reminiscing Sci-Fi on the Rock 7

I can’t believe it’s been 2 weeks since Sci-Fi on the Rock 7 and a part of me is wishing to relive it all over again.  Thinking back there was one picture I was hoping to get done, but never did.  I thought about it, but I was so shy to ask that I put it way in the back of my mind again.  What was that you may ask??  I thought of having a picture being up in the arms of Mike Dopud.  And for the longest time I thought to myself, ‘just ask’, but I chickened out, LOL

I’m a big fan of Stargate, so you can imagine having 2 actors from the show visit our city and be our guests for the weekend, I was on cloud 9.  Especially to finally meet Mr. Dopud, it was the best experience.

You know how people say that their best moment in life was when they accomplished something they didn’t think would ever happen to them.  I thought I had that moment when I published my first book.  And for a while I did.  Especially when a friend from the US was the first to buy my book.  I was so overwhelmed that I couldn’t hold in the tears.

Well my best moment was waiting at the airport for Mr. Dopud and finally seeing him come out of those doors and down the escalator.  He smiled, I smiled, it was the perfect moment.  I greeted him with a hug and a coffee.  After the long flight, I knew he’d need one.

My whole weekend was making sure he was having a good time.  And I hope I done a good job.  I’ll have to ask him.  I do have pictures with most of the guests that I can share.  I bet you can guess who I’ll start off with, 🙂

Me and Mike Dopud

And before you all ask, if you all think he’s sexy on TV, well he’s more so in person.

I did take a video of his Q&A’s for both Saturday and Sunday, but they will not be posted online anywhere.  Sorry, but I don’t make these things public without the permission of the guest.  Plus I said I wouldn’t anyway.

We did get out to do some sightseeing.  I asked Darren, SFOTR’s lead organizer, to come with me and Mr. Dopud for the excursion.  Mainly because if there were any history questions asked, I wouldn’t have a clue.  I’m not originally from the city, and I didn’t do history in school, so I didn’t want to look like an idiot.

We took him to Signal Hill first, then headed to Cape Spear.  It was a bit chilly, but not a bad day for it.  I had my camera with me, but didn’t take pictures.  Mr. Dopud had though, so maybe he might tweet some pictures for all to see.  Now I know why I don’t go to Cape Spear that often, I’m still remembering the pain from those stairs. 🙂  I need to get in better shape for next time. 🙂

Gary Jones, me & Mike Dopud

Now, I wouldn’t be a proper Stargate fan if I didn’t get a pic with both guys.  Thank you both for making my weekend something I’ll never forget.

Me and Dean Haglund

Mr. Haglund was an awesome guest.  He was so funny, especially when he and Mr. Jones would overlap their Q&A’s.  I never laughed so hard.  I have to thank Keith and Tara for helping me record their Q&A’s when I was needed elsewhere.  Thank you both for the help. 🙂

Me and Dominic Keating

No it’s not your eyes,, the picture is a little fuzzy.  I really need to invest in getting a better camera.  But nevertheless,, Mr. Keating was a great person to meet.  I never seen many episodes of Star Trek Enterprise, but I’m thinking of starting to when the shows air again.

Me and Gary Jones

I had to save this picture for the last.  Not because it’s of me and Mr. Jones,, but because Mr. Haglund took the picture.  I didn’t think it would come out that well, partly because the camera was so close, but it turned out cool.  And so funny. 

Sadly, I don’t have a picture with Ginny McQueen.  I’ll have to ask around to see if there is one of me with her.  If there is, I’ll edit this post and add her in.

I really don’t know how we can top this one.  But it will be interesting to see.

Thanks for popping by.

Until next time,

K.

Something new!!!

Yes, I changed things up a bit in here.  If you don’t know me by now, I tend to give my personal blog a facelift from time to time.  Especially when WordPress announces they have some new themes.  I love changing it, though, I have yet to find that one theme that fits me perfectly.  I figure it will happen eventually.

Anyway, back to the reason for this blog.  And yes I realize it’s been a while since I actually wrote anything.  I’ve been kinda busy.  And I tell ya, you will all understand why.

First of all, we (hubby and I) are getting closer to our vacation date.  This year we are going to Cuba.  And with all this snow we’re getting, it’s not coming fast enough. :).  I can’t wait either.

Secondly, I FINALLY have my book published.  I have to thank everyone who supported me in this journey and especially to the two who helped with the book itself.  You know who you are. xoxoxo

You can get it on pretty much all the Amazon sites in one form or another.  So if you haven’t picked up your copy yet, then what’s ya waiting for?? :).  Go here and check it out.  Or if you want to wait until our convention, I’ll  have a few copies with me for signing.

What convention you may ask??  It’s Scifi on the Rock and it’s the 7th one.  That’s another reason why I haven’t written in here.  Just busy with getting last minute details finalized before the big day.  If you never heard of Scifi on the Rock, then visit our site and check out what’s in store for everyone this year. 

Well, that’s it for now,, just a taste of what’s to come.  I’ll try and make a longer post in the next couple of days.

Until then,

xoxo

K