Ah, the always enjoyable redeye from SFO; of course, filled with people who fly way more than I, so I got stuck back in coach. I'm used to it, and slept fitfully for the whole flight.

Then off to the Kendall hotel for a shower and breakfast. Tea. Lots of tea.

Jdub and Blizzard entertained the gathered masses for a few minutes, of course with jdub's signature white-text-on-black-background presentation style. Someday he will change. We hope. It's affected jdub, and we're tired of Larry's talks too.

Except for several complaints about the lack of coffee, it appears that the gnome summit is functioning normally. Good work guys. The best part is that the networking ‘just worked’; thanks MIT. One wishes Guadec would be so well piped.