Well, actually it is very minor, but I thought I would let you guys know now rather than spring it on you at the last minute. I had to withdraw from the costume contest. The embroidery is so time-consuming, that I ran out of it. What I thought would take 2-3 weeks will now turn into over a month. I'm still finishing this costume, come hell or high water--I've put too much into it to stop now. And I hope to have it done before May is out. Funny how this turned out. The garments' basic construction took all of a couple of days, but the embellishment alone is taking forever. Somehow I deluded myself into thinking the embroidery wouldn't take long... Well, like my boyfriend said last night, there's always GenCon... We're still going to the Celebration, of course (we paid, for crying out loud, and there are tons of other things to do!). And besides, it increases my chances of being there for Carrie's autograph (I hear she's only showing on Sunday). So, see you guys on Friday night at the Chicago table at 8pm!