They Didn't Ask Me (dr_phil_physics) wrote,
They Didn't Ask Me


I suppose it should be obvious, but I shan't be at ConFusion near Detroit this weekend.

It's a real bummer. I mean, it seemed a good idea at the time. And early on, one of the PT people thought it wasn't out of the question to have ConFusion as a goal -- it's even the weekend after MLK Day and not the weekend of...

So I'll miss all the fun and panels and people.

And it's not as if I am not working. Last week I hopped 27 feet in the hallway with the walker. Today we did that again, except I made 53 feet.

But I've got to move on my crutches. And I see the surgeon on Wednesday, and we're still not healed enough to try a prosthetic. So, as I see it, I'm here at least into February...

We'll get there, of course. And ConFusion in 2017... And WorldCon 75 in Helsinki... Dammit!

Onward. Have fun at ConFusion, kids.

Dr. Phil

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