[vcf-midatlantic] Festivus 2022 Wrap-up

Jeffrey Brace jeffrey at vcfed.org
Mon Dec 12 15:04:00 UTC 2022

On Mon, Dec 12, 2022 at 9:52 AM Christian Liendo <cliendo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for putting this together I just need to remember that this is
> a three day event and not a two day event now.

Well people from long distances arrive on Friday to make it easier for
them. So there is setup and pre party stuff. Saturday is the main day with
Sunday being the recovery day.

> I also need to bring a sleeping bag. Last year I crashed on the couch
> and I couldn't do that this time and I moved to another room kind of
> froze that night.

Oh. Sorry to hear that. Anyone can let me know if they need an extra
pillow, or blankets. I live nearby and can spare them for one or two
people. Plus I can turn the heat on in the other room.

> Thanks to everyone that brought stuff. The food was good, the games
> were a lot of fun.

Glad to hear that.

> From my perspective, there is nothing to criticize at all.
> This is a get together and we got to eat, drink and play with old
> tech. What more could you ask for?


> On Mon, Dec 12, 2022 at 6:55 AM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic
> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >
> > It was really nice to see everyone and felt really festivus this weekend.
> > It's a labor of love to spend hours planning, setting up and breaking
> down
> > this event.
> > I'm sorry that some couldn't make it.
> > I'm sending out a note now before I forget and life takes off again and
> I'm
> > too busy. So please excuse the rough and quick nature of this email. I
> know
> > that if I don't send it now, then I may never remember.
> > I felt like everyone really enjoyed Festivus and all that went on.
> > First I want to thank David Riley for cooking all the burgers, hotdogs
> and
> > bratwurst Saturday night.
> > I want to thank Bernie S for cooking the Perogies on Sunday.
> > Thanks to Ian for bringing lots of video games as well as CJ, Jeff
> Salzman
> > and others who I'm forgetting.
> > Thanks to Bill Inderrieden and others who helped me setup on Friday
> night.
> > Thanks to Ian Litchefield who helped put the tables, chairs, couches, and
> > beds back last night.
> > Thanks to Doug for keeping the museum running smoothly with all the extra
> > visitors from the Holiday Train Show and Bill, Ian, and Rick for
> supporting.
> >
> > I'm sure I'm forgetting some people.
> > Please let me know what things that you liked and if you have any
> > constructive criticism, please send that to me privately.
> > I'm always looking to improve the event.
> >
> > Now I'm off to VCF East planning!
> >
> > =========================================
> > Jeff Brace
> > VCF National Board Member Chairman & Vice President
> > Vintage Computer Festival East Showrunner
> > Vintage Computer Federation is a 501c3 charity
> > https://vcfed.org/ <http://www.vcfed.org/>
> > jeffrey at vcfed.org

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