Charity Auction -Some really cheap items (on facebook though)

There are some Pern related things in the first link

Please consider looking at these charity auctions - i have buy it now on each item - and you can make an offer deal or no deal on it as a buy it now - there are great creations made my a some great facebook designers and more to come -

this is the handmade auction for charity:!/media/set/?set=a.258862020799885.72061.222499227769498&type=1 This is the other part:

i'm also selling for the fundraiser the earrings from for deal or no deal and anything 5 or over on the necklace in this album!/photo.php?fbid=259169417435812&set=a.226758724010215.66752.222499227769498&type=1&theater


Biggest Event Other than Anne being at con this year

Costume Contest !!!
Remember last year Jody said that if we get 20 participant she would put the winner's name in a book, which is pretty amazing, So I hope everyone shows up to the costume contest and if you need shoulder knots or badges for a pern character my sister does custom made ones and you can contact her at But no matter what make sure you make it to this event in a costume from any of Anne's worlds to count and we can really pull together.

Dragon Con Parade

Greetings all!

I and my wife have been coming to Dragon Con every other year now since 2005 and love it! Although I may be just a bit bias I think the folks of the Anne McCaffrey's Worlds Track (AKA Weyr Fest) are some of the best! 

The last time we came (2009) we were given the honor of carrying the banner for the group in the Dragon Con parade, I noticed then that it might be easier to carry the sign if it were attached (non-permanently) to a pole of some sort. 

This year we will have a little weyrling in tow so we will be driving to Atlanta and thus have a bit more room to bring stuff.  If nobody minds I would like to fashion something to carry the sign and to help make it more visible to folks in the crowd.  (This is by no means a bid to carry the banner again this year, just to make it easier for whoever does get chosen).
All I would need are the dimensions of the banner and what material it is made of (I remember it being a light weight cloth last time).  If that sounds good pass the word on to me here or tweet me on twitter (Silvanus). 

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Volunteer, please

Please can I get an answer before prices go up on July 15th? I've been asking for months if my mom could be a volunteer at the Pern room - she was a nurses aide when she worked and she is a hard worker (being a truck driver after that) - so she would make a great volunteer. Please let me know - I need to bring her because my health has really deteriorated and I need someone around at all times.
Thanks, Valerie

Charity Auction - Some really cheap items (on facebook though)

Note: Tomorrow we will be adding Pern badges (one hall, one hold, on weyr of you choice painted on clay made into a pin or a magnet or Keychain) there will one of each type to bid on starting at $1 and we will also have one entry for a knot of your choice (journeymans, apprentice, masters, wyerleader, etc, and in colors of choice) starting bid at $2.
The Charity Auction is on facebook and it's for a great cause most things are starting price of 1-5 dollars (the first few and last few are from stores and were made for the auction - mainly jewelry), there is also women's clothing some never been worn, and brand name baby clothes, a 4 GB flashdrive, and also a couple of Antiques donated by Michael Cormier and priced at about 5% there real worth. So please take a look at least and bid if you see something you like as all proceeds go toward Andrew's recovery and physical therapy to make sure he'll be able to communicate with people again.

This will be the first auction for Andrew's recovery. Thank you to everyone who has donated, participated, and cared. The auction will begin on July 4th at 12:00 am and end July 31st at midnight eastern.

Here are sample Photos:
Purple Corset Top - Start Bid $5 Never Worn    Steampunk Gear Earrings Starting Bid $2    Starting Bids:  Purple Corset $5 - Steampunk Gear Earrings $2  - Family Stone Made to Order Ring $5  -  Gothic Lolita Arm Gloves $2

This is for a Dear Friend's son's recovery from a car accident and severe brain damage. All proceeds will go to helping with the medical expenses for Andrew's recovery.

Also I Dawn does custom cosplay accessories and jewelry so if you'd like to order something custom made that will go towards the cause her email is Manxlady1075 at, you can also order from her shop and in personal notes say all for charity

"My good friend’s son was in a car accident, miraculously survived, then got pneumonia while in the hospital. He is going to live but will have permanent damage to his brain. The hospital bill is already over 300,000.00." - ME

Weyrfest 2010 Pics & Video (Now featuring Delphic Oracle)

If I'm on your Facebook friends list go crazy and look at them there, otherwise go to - All Photos on Windows Live Skydrive

As Promised Footage from the Delphic Oracle Panel, Hosted by Todd - This was a Hoot! Split into 3 parts to allow for Youtube size limits, footage ends about 5-10 minutes before the end as unfortunately I ran out of camera memory (Damn Parade ;) )

Delphic Oracle Part 1 -
Delphic Oracle Part 2 -
Delphic Oracle Part 3 -

There will also be video of the Track that Sang, filmed by Jenny aka BM on several camera's, this will be appearing subject to approval by Todd. (It's a performance of copyrighted material so I want his permission to upload it, but he hasn't responded to my email yet)



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