Posts Tagged ‘travel’

A friend showed me this link Mars One will if they succeed be not just the first humans to set foot on the Red Planet but the first colonists. Their plan is to have the first four Terrans put down roots on Mars in ten years. In waves of four they currently plan to […]

Having a blast at Ravencon, per usual. My flight out Friday morning was perfect, we boarded a bit late, but I’ve never seen such a large jet have everyone boarded and belted so fast. If i had to guess I’d say it took less than fifteen minutes for the nearly two hundred folks on board […]

Yo! In the near future I’ll be doing a guest blog or two for one or two sites. Yes, yes this is amazing since I seem to barely remember I have my own blog. But what can I say, I was bribed. Speaking of which.* If you really want something to think about bribing me with, this is […]

Off to Arisia

Posted: 15th January 2010 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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You can follow my exploits on Twitter @onyxhawke and on Facebook. I’ll also try and update my blog a couple times this weekend.  I’ve also decided to do a week of guest blogs sometime in the near future, and since y’all have been following me for the longest I figured I’d mention it here first.  One […]

Here and there, or Where

Posted: 27th December 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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So far I’m planning on two cons for sure for 2010. My annual pilgrimage to the wilds of Cambridge Ma for Arisia is locked and loaded. I should be there late Friday night through mid morning Monday. I’ll be in the overflow hotel. And of course Ravencon, land of delights and devilry will once more […]

Ravencon 2009 AAR

Posted: 27th April 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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After Friday night I never did put my contacts back in so if I didn’t recognize you, I’m sorry I couldn’t actually see you from more than a few feet away and your name tag was a total lost cause. I really love Ravencon, and in case I didn’t mention it enough times during the […]

Raven bound

Posted: 24th April 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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While the title may sound like something fit for the adult film world, I’m really headed to one of my faveorite conventions of the year. Right now I’m sitting on the shuttlebus to Logan and expect to be making a few calls from the terminal and doing some client reading before getting high in the […]

The Con Game

Posted: 12th April 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Having gotten buried in reading, both work and fun, I completely neglected to book a flight for Ravencon this year. That’s now done. Next years con schedule is rounding out too. It looks like; Boskone, Norwescon and World Fantasy Con.

Tremble and Despair for I am Booked

Posted: 24th March 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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I was invited back to Ravencon and being a well run con they had me up on their website months ago. Being an airhead, I managed to forget to book room. I’ve just done so. Now i just need to figure out if I’m flying, driving, or taking the train. Ravencon is great, and anyone who’s […]

Those who were at Lunacon will be unsurprised that the Good is by far the longest section. The good:I arrived just before seven pm Thursday, having not eaten since mid day, I was merely famished. Dave & Barb Freer were in the lobby ready to start eating anyone who stopped moving, or was wearing an […]


Posted: 3rd December 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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I now have my hotel rooms booked for Arisia and Lunacon. Y’all recall that Lunacon will have the redoubtable Dave Freer in town for his first appearance in the U.S. in almost five years? And that James Enge will be in the building to tantilize you with the book y’all have just preordered having seen […]

Conjecture has wrapped and i met some fun people. Getting to meet sartorias , shweta_narayan ,gregvaneekhout and half a dozen others was fun. I got to catch up with old friends, and was saved the wrath of a con chair when someone else brought up a topic i was told not to mention. Conjecture was […]


Posted: 27th September 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Howdy ho! I’m here, you should be too. Today i have two early panels, one at 10am “Science and the Art of Logistics” followed immediately by a panel on writers groups at 11:30. David Drake i believe has three back to back panels this morning. He is braver than I. Jason Cordova has brought his […]

Conjecture! My schedule

Posted: 20th September 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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The fabulous ladies and gentlemen at Conjecture have given me my schedule, I’m pleased. Friday 4-5&change Pitch Session / Agent Q&AMike "OnyxHawke" Kabongo Friday: 5:30 Zombie Ninja Monkey Pirate RobotsMike "OnyxHawke" Kabongo, Batton Lash, John W. Oliver, Martin Young Saturday 10amThe Science and Art of LogisticsStoney Compton, Rick Galli, Mike "OnyxHawke" Kabongo, Jefferson P. Swycaffer […]

Please note…

Posted: 12th August 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized

… from this day forth I will consider all stories in which the Denver airport, and Super Shuttle HQ are blown up extra cool.

I just got an auto call from the airline saying my flight has been canceled. I’m now on a flight that was scheduled earlier, but now leaves later and (in theory) arrives earlier. I should probably call my ride… For those who missed it, Sartorias held a Bittercon over the weekend, and DaveFreer posted and […]


Posted: 6th August 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Well I made in one piece. I even managed to sit still on the plane for about five hours. I think I even kept the counter rotation of my feet down to six times an hour. An amazing thing happened happened. Not one of the twenty or twenty five kids on the flight cried once. […]

I actually managed to leave my house a bit early today. Which is good, otherwise i would have ended up dithering around and packing another ten pounds of stuff into my bags. Not stuff i needed, but merely stuff I saw and couldn’t resist the challenge of trying to fit it into my bag. My […]