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Where is Brother Guy, February 2014?

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Here is what I am up to for the next month... I include links to the public events (that have links)

Florida, February 1-8
Staying with my parents
Northern California, February 9-12
Staying at Santa Clara U. Jesuit community
Wed Feb 12: Lecture in an evening class University of San Francisco; staying at Loyola House Jesuit Community (USF)
Boston, February 13-16
Fri Feb 14: Working in the lab with Cy Opeil SJ, Boston College
Fri-Sun: Boskone Science Fiction Convention
Chicago, February 17-19
Staying at: Jesuit Community, Loyola University
Tues Feb 18: Speaking at Adler Planetarium during the day; at  St. Isaac Jogues Parish that evening
Wed Feb 19: Speaking at St. Xavier University
Tucson, February 20-24
Thurs Feb. 20: Vatican Observatory Seminar (I'll be there, but not speaking)
Pennsylvania, Feb. 25-March 1 (no links yet for these events)
Wed: Talks at Penn State Hazelton
Thurs: Talks at De Sales University
Tucson, March 2-5
Back to Rome, March 6

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tlunquist
Jan. 30th, 2014 09:54 pm (UTC)
Boskone but not Capricon, eh? See how you are. :-(
brotherguy
Jan. 31st, 2014 10:57 am (UTC)
Haven't figured out how to bilocate yet.

Besides, much as I love Cap, Boskone was my first convention -- 42 years ago -- and it has a special place in my heart. Though I don't miss the Sheraton, at all...

Edited at 2014-01-31 11:00 am (UTC)
wild_patience
Jan. 31st, 2014 06:52 am (UTC)
Too bad you'll be at SCU on a Tuesday night. With my stupid work schedule (5 a.m. to 5 p.m. - I get up at 3 a.m.) it's hard for me to do anything at night during the week.

I'll think good thoughts for you that night as you will be close geographically. (We live in Sunnyvale, which borders on Santa Clara.)
brotherguy
Jan. 31st, 2014 10:58 am (UTC)
Actually, that talk is at 4:00 pm which, given your work schedule, is no help. Oh, well. It's a new talk and so I have no idea if it is going to "work" or not! Always fun, performing without a net...
m_francis
Jan. 31st, 2014 06:25 pm (UTC)
DeSales in Allentown? That's just up the road from me! Do you have details yet? Lunch or dinner?
--Mike Flynn
brotherguy
Feb. 2nd, 2014 10:56 am (UTC)
Since I used to live there, too (I taught at Lafayette in the 1980s) I am already overbooked with folks I need to catch up with... and that's not even counting my Jesuit friends in Scranton and former MITSFS skinner Marc Alpert who's now working in Towanda. Clearly, I am going to have to plan on a longer stay at some future point.

You realize, of course, that you and I will both be at Boskone? Not on panels together alas, and I am so busy there I may not see half the people I want to see.

During my De Sales gig, I am actually staying with my hosts who live out in Jim Thorpe, so it's not as close as you'd think. (Husband and wife prof's; the husband works at Penn State Hazleton, hence the two bookings.) The scary part is that the person who invited me to De Sales is the daughter of a friend of mine. When did they start letting little kids become professors?
m_francis
Feb. 2nd, 2014 07:27 pm (UTC)
Kinda figgered you'd be busy-like. What's the title of the talk, since I may want to wander out that way and take it in.

Jim Thorpe? That's on the wrong side of the Kittatinny, fer shure. I hope the weather looks on you kindly!
apostle_of_eris
Feb. 1st, 2014 05:52 am (UTC)
Log your flights and take an average speed for the month.
Silly Valley (a week too early for potlatch) to Boskone to Chicago may not leave you with synapses to spare when you pass through here . . . I guess I won't expect a dinner group or any such.
brotherguy
Feb. 2nd, 2014 11:03 am (UTC)
I don't expect to see anyone of the GT group during this Chicago trip; it is just packed to the gills...

The total number of air miles I will travel during this trip is 24,785. (I have a spreadsheet to keep track of my mileage.) The circumference of the Earth is 24,901. So I will be about a hundred and twenty miles short of circling the globe, this trip.
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