>> On Mon, 27 May 2013 10:58:09 -0400, Cheryl Martin wrote
(in article <alpine.DEB.2.02.1...@dent.deepthot>):
> Much fun, laughter, tears and hugs! If you were there, please post your
> experiences! I had a wonderful time. The big reunion panel was very,
> very special. And JMS' panel on Friday...there are no words. <<
I'll have to get around to posting my own reminiscences, but for now, I had a
lurker named Ilene contact me privately to ask me to post this:
"I've been a long-time lurker in r.a.s.t.b5.mod. The last time I posted to
the unmoderated group was in 1995 but I don't think I ever posted to the
"I decided to go to Phoenix Comicon because of the B5 20th anniversary. I'm
really glad I went, though I doubt I'll go to another Comicon--very large and
intense. Among the serendipitous outcomes was that I remembered going to a
little con in Massachusetts years ago--it turned out to be Rebelcon in
Taunton in July 1996. I vaguely remembered getting Michael O'Hare's
autograph, and I found it (personalized with my name). So one of the
greatest gifts I received at Comicon was something I already had, and (in
view of the timeline discussed at Joe's Friday panel) it means more now.
Rick Biggs and Pat Tallman also were at Rebelcon.
"I introduced myself to a couple of newsgroup luminaries at the first B5
panel but didn't really do any socializing. I went to most of the B5 events
and a couple of Whedon panels (no autographs or photo ops). Saturday evening
I started feeling like I needed a change of venue so I decided to take in the
Padres-Diamondbacks game. When the fire alarm went off on Sunday, it was
almost time for me to go to the airport anyway so I took off.
"Joe is a hoot!
"Back to lurking,