My usual constant browsing of the Artist’s Alley was a bust this year at Anime Expo, because of where it was placed — in the convention center hallway, where hundreds of people pass by. It was overwhelming crowded all the time, so I only had a good look at it about twice. The trip itself was fun, though; I got to hang out with both my online and real life friends. I had dinner with all of them at one point. How often does once get a chance to do something like that?
After returning from the trip, I immediately prepared for my move. We’re now about 95% moved in to the new place, and next month, I have to help my upcoming second roommate move in here. I’m exhausted, and finding it hard to motivate myself into starting the 2nd chapter of Youkaiden. There are also 4 pages of a Milhouse story for Simpsons Comics I have to pencil this month. Gah, someone slow down the time.
All this promotional Simpsons stuff at 7-11 is cool. I’ve had Buzz Cola, Squishees, and the Simpsons Donut. I’m slowly collecting the special plastic Squishee cups. I have yet to find a box of Krusty-O’s. There is a 7-11 in Coquitlam that’s been turned into a Kwik-E-Mart that I should go to at least once before it all ends.