Smarter than your average
Our first anniversary bash had some new faces show up. The professional bloggers (they had business cards - it don't more professional than that) from Needlenose (2/3rds at least) stopped by and contributed to the mayhem. I can smell Koufax awards for best group blog here!
We toasted many of times to Harriet Miers --"We hardly knew ya' girl" -- and talked about the "Crime of the Century." No, not Plame Gate, rather it was Supertramp. All in all, a good time was had by all, especially me*.
In the words of Generik, or at least 92.5% of them:
Last night the Bay Area Resident Bloggers And Readers Drinking Society celebrated their one-year anniversary at a bar new to most of us -- Glen Park Station, suggested by our own Barrespondent Drew of Scamboogah!! (who unfortunately couldn't make it) -- and a good time was had by all. Seriously, it was swell, and if you missed it, you missed a lot of good fun and good conversation and good beer. New faces this time were Swopa and Green Boy of Needlenose, and we all hope that they will become regular attendees in the future. Also showing up were Angie of Ang's Weird Ideas, Mags of You Forgot Poland!, Scaramouche, qubit the Token Reader, the King of Zembla, Hal from Hellblazer, Victor Shystee, Chuck from Bad Attitudes and Belisarius Blogs and The Editors from The Poor Man, with his lovely bride in tow. MIA, besides the aforementioned Drew, were Dr. Laniac and Paperwight, who both had to bow out at the last minute, mrgumby2u from itlookslikethis, Brian from 1000 Buffalo Stampede and fyrste from suckful, who apparently had band practice.(read the rest)
Another take on the evening can be found at Hellblazer which sums up the feelings I share:
Anyways, I had a fantastic time hanging out with people who don't treat me like an alien from planet nine when I start spouting off about politics. People who know the true meaning of Fitzmas...
Note: For those who don't know this, Jackson West (who somehow evaded our blogroll 'til now -- my bad) has an magnificent obsession.
* I would have written this up earlier but it took some time to recover...