December 29th, 2009

krazy koati

It's astounding, time is fleeting

Getting back from the Other Hotel Restaurant to the con hotel was somehow a smoother process; we rode with orv driving back, with the plan that orv would go back for the second half of the party. We went up to the hotel room bluerain and orv and all were sharing, chatting a little bit about things like when bluerain last saw bunny_hugger in person, or what plans we had for the evening (for bunny_hugger and me, this included going to the dance), or how skylerbunny's condition was deteriorating as the California Plague wracked his body.

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Sometime overnight, skylerbunny got back, and he went to bed, aching from his Plague. Also sometime overnight a water bottle on the endtable vanished, which was discovered (by them) in the morning. Obviously, he'd been in such dehydrated state that he got up mid-night, drank it, thrown the bottle away, and didn't consciously remember doing it. Sicknesses that compel you to get up at a hypothetical 4 am will do that.

Trivia: To brand the caramels his Lancaster Caramel Company produced, Milton S Hershey used the name ``Crystal A''. Premium names within the brand would include Lotus, Paradox, Cocoanut Ices, and an eight-for-a-penny candy named Uniques. Source: Hershey: Milton S Hershey's Extraordinary Life Of Wealth, Empire, and Utopian Dreams, Michael D'Antonio.

Currently Reading: Copies in Seconds: How A Lone Inventor And An Unknown Company Created The Biggest Communication Breakthrough Since Gutenberg --- Chester Carlson And The Birth of Xerox, David Owen.