I have spent ten years telling people that I'd love to go to a furry convention someday, but I have neither the free not-working time nor the finances to be able to do so. Were I still weaving, that would still be the case. My situation has changed (for the better, significantly) so I suddenly find myself able to revisit that stance. I'm actually able to afford things, now, and today I just put in the time off request and had it approved, so I guess it's as close to official as it can be without my having registered/bought plane tickets/rented a hotel yet.
I'm going to Furfright.
Yes, the one in October.
Yes, I am announcing this a full nine months in advance. This is because davidn has informed me that the main hotel is already full. You bunch of crazy overeager hyperactive furries have basically forced my hand in this.
I'll try to figure out the hotel thing later and don't even talk to me about the plane yet. I think that getting the vacation approved is enough for one day, considering that it's still January.
Anyway, this is going to be my first-ever con, so wish me luck. And also come join me, because the whole point of this exercise is