Coming to Chicago for PDML Exhibit
caguila at earthlink.net
Sun Oct 11 01:13:08 EDT 2009
roger that! :-) I'm working on info to post soon. Cheers, Christine
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stan Halpin" <stan at stans-photography.info>
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Sent: Sunday, October 11, 2009 12:06 AM
Subject: Re: Coming to Chicago for PDML Exhibit
>I have two things in mind for May 7th 2010:
> a - retire, and
> b - go to Chicago.
> Neither is an absolute certainty, but both are very strong likelihoods.
> I won't be able to go the GFM, will be doing another Costa Rica trip for
> one or two weeks end-of-May and/or early June. So the Chicago gathering
> will be my best chance for a PDML gathering.
> I expect Meg will join me for the weekend in Chicago as well.
> She has a college roommate who lives in the greater Chicago area, we
> could stay with them, but I suspect it would simplify our logistics if we
> get a place to stay near you and/or near the gallery - I'll defer to your
> local knowledge as to best neighborhood for the purpose.
> Thanks again for taking on this project!!!
> On Oct 7, 2009, at 7:11 PM, Christine Aguila wrote:
>> Hi Everyone:
>> Work has me so busy I haven't been able to keep up with PDML, but I've
>> got a bit of a free window here to pose some possibilities, so here
>> 1) I know it might be too early for a solid commit, but is it possible
>> for folks to respond to the list stating they are "seriously considering
>> coming." If I could get some idea of who *might* be coming, I might be
>> able to help with places to stay. For example, my parents have a back
>> yard, so if some folks were on a budget, maybe they'd be willing bring a
>> tent and billet in my parents' backyard--though I do have to ask my
>> parents about this :-), but I don't think it will be that much of a
>> problem--I hope. Also, if I can get my living room cleared of book
>> piles, I could purchase another large air mattresses (Darrel & I slept
>> on one at GFM, and they are really comfortable.) We have 1, which
>> could be put to use, and I'd be willing to get another one. Anyway, if
>> you post back, I'll start a list of those folks "seriously considering
>> coming," and I'll try to help out.
>> 2) In a week or so, I'll post a list of hotels/motels folks might
>> consider staying at. I promise to be budget-aware when compiling the
>> 3) Awhile back I suggested the following: Folks fly in Thurs or Friday;
>> attend exhibit opening reception Fri night; Photowalk all day Sat with
>> pizza party/dinner Sat night; How does this sound to folks? The bigger
>> problem will be choosing a photowalk spot or (spots) lol--so many
>> possibilities. If you want to offer suggestions please do. I'm going to
>> do some serious thinking on this and post some possibilities soon.
>> Anyway that's a start. I hope it helps.
>> Cheers, Christine
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