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Memoirs - Part Fifteen: After Iceland

Virtual Realities: Memoirs of an internet spaceship politician by Sugar Kyle CSM9, CSMX

After summit mints

The Summer Summit was my second trip to Iceland. My first had been in 2013 when deep in my love for Eve, I went to Fanfest. I liked Fanfest well enough. I liked Iceland well enough. I wasn't going to do it on my own dime, again. It was an expensive trip for what I got out of it. But now, I found myself looking at a ticket paid for by CCP for me to go to Iceland. I struggled to understand that it was happening to me.

There was some stress with the tickets. We had some arguments about hotel stays. I felt high maintenance, but Iceland is five hours ahead of the Eastern Cost of the United States. My flight would leave at 2000 hours my time and arrive at 0600 hours in Iceland. The first plan was for us to just 'hang out' at the office until our hotel rooms were available around 1500 hours. With a lot of discussion, permission was granted to prebook our rooms so that when w…

A Pause!

I haven't fallen off the face of the earth nor stopped working on this series. I just had life explode (in a good way). We're buying a house on a short sale and the offer came back faster than we anticipated by about two months. Suddenly, our life schedule moved up and we had to create new pockets of free time. Mix this in with several mandatory classes coming in from high command at work and a trip to England that starts tomorrow, I ran out of time to clean up, clarify, and proof my posts. Oh yeah, I also got braces.

Sadly, Corbexx won't be in town for my England trip! I am quite disappointed.

I should be caught up after the trip. My free time has mostly been spent planning for the new home. The property is a bit distressed and needs some love. I took three weeks off from work starting next month. To maximize my time I've had to get estimates on everything that needs to happen before you move into a place.

It is fascinating how much work goes into small things. There …