2010.03.21 07:00 - Only americans think they're Americans

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    The Guardian for this meeting was Fael Illyar. The comments are by Fael Illyar.

    Yakuzza Lethecus: hey steven
    stevenaia Michinaga: hello
    stevenaia Michinaga: all alone today?
    Yakuzza Lethecus: yes, i came here and nobody was around
    stevenaia Michinaga: I may be lagging as I am Backing up remotely
    Yakuzza Lethecus: have you been with the working group ?
    stevenaia Michinaga: No, but had dinner with them on Friday night, more a nice social event
    stevenaia Michinaga: so yes .. and no
    Yakuzza Lethecus: yes, lol
    Yakuzza Lethecus: actually i ask my self what they are ,,working upon so long" :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: it was only a day or so, seems there is alot more "structure" running behind the scenes, wiki, logs chronicals, rent, retreats, scribes
    stevenaia Michinaga: :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: so.. they "work" we "play"
    Yakuzza Lethecus: if fael doesn´t come until the end of the hour i grab it
    stevenaia Michinaga: you or I
    Yakuzza Lethecus: doesn´t matter :)
    Yakuzza Lethecus: so i am curious how many of the working group are at home in half an hour
    stevenaia Michinaga: none, even pema lives in NY and commutes to princeton
    Yakuzza Lethecus: are there still in princeton or what ?
    Yakuzza Lethecus: i thought it was just fom wednesday to friday
    stevenaia Michinaga: no, I jsut went in for dinner on Friday
    Yakuzza Lethecus: at least storm was there on friday
    Yakuzza Lethecus: on wednesday
    stevenaia Michinaga: yes, theyw ere all there this week, staying locally
    Yakuzza Lethecus: how are you ?
    stevenaia Michinaga: I fianlly met storm, very impressive
    stevenaia Michinaga: I am good
    Yakuzza Lethecus: i only know his voice :)
    Yakuzza Lethecus: he can talk in a very intense way :)
    Yakuzza Lethecus: it was facinating to hear his rethoric in science at play
    stevenaia Michinaga: he is much more personable in RL
    stevenaia Michinaga: in a social seeting
    stevenaia Michinaga: setting
    stevenaia Michinaga: If you had a drink (or two) with him, you would not be the last man standing
    Yakuzza Lethecus: hehe :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: Sylectra took some fun pic, I don;t know if they will end up on the wiki somewhere
    Yakuzza Lethecus: haven´t seen her in SL so far
    Yakuzza Lethecus: or i didn´t recognize her
    stevenaia Michinaga: she used to be an active guardian, then RL schedule took over
    stevenaia Michinaga: From a geographic perspective, the next closet might be Nova Scotia or Miami, the the west coast or denver
    stevenaia Michinaga: (working group)
    Yakuzza Lethecus: lol, right now i have to ,,drop" feelings of jealousy about the ppl meeting on friday :D
    Yakuzza Lethecus: i had the same thing with cal, when he was in princeton for 2 weeks, lol
    Yakuzza Lethecus: actually, i doesn´t really matter on a rational basis, exept you have a nice memory and i also try to drop ,,the past"
    Yakuzza Lethecus: rofl
    stevenaia Michinaga: I know there will be future retreats in Europe being planned
    Yakuzza Lethecus: yes, i stuttgart :)
    Yakuzza Lethecus: but it would be interesting to meet the american´s
    Yakuzza Lethecus: last time there wasn´t even a single one
    Yakuzza Lethecus: can´t call pema an american since he´s a dutch into the japanese culture happens to be in america
    Yakuzza Lethecus: so can´t necessarely count him as one :P
    stevenaia Michinaga: well Paradise is Canadian, only americans think they are Americans
    Yakuzza Lethecus: yes, eos is also canadian
    Yakuzza Lethecus: i meant usa
    stevenaia Michinaga: yes
    stevenaia Michinaga: that was meant to be american humor
    Yakuzza Lethecus: :)
    Yakuzza Lethecus: do you have something special right now you are elaborating upon ?
    Yakuzza Lethecus: some idea´s, thoughts what you are reading about ?
    stevenaia Michinaga: nothing that 10 minutes remaining will do justice with
    stevenaia Michinaga: I did ahve a dicussion recently with someone, forget who about the perception of time and distance and their relationship
    Bertram Jacobus: hello yaku and steven :-)
    stevenaia Michinaga: how 10 hours of travel for some seems short out in the west and 3 hours travel on the east coast seems unbearable long
    stevenaia Michinaga: for instance
    stevenaia Michinaga: hello bertram
    Bertram Jacobus: will there be the guardian meeting following to this one today ?
    stevenaia Michinaga: I belive so
    stevenaia Michinaga: I can't stay very long
    Yakuzza Lethecus: hey bert :)
    Bertram Jacobus: ok. thanks. sry for storming in here at this point of time please
    Yakuzza Lethecus: as if that would matter :)
    Bertram Jacobus: ty ..... :-))
    Bertram Jacobus sees yaku write but no text appears ...
    stevenaia Michinaga: awww Fael is online
    Yakuzza Lethecus: yes, trying to make a fancy sentence
    Bertram Jacobus: hello feal ... ;-)
    Bertram Jacobus: oh fancy !
    Fael Illyar: Hi Everyone :) ... looks like I fumbled with the timezones and my alarms
    Bertram Jacobus: drop that yak ;o)
    Yakuzza Lethecus: but dons´t work out very welll
    Yakuzza Lethecus: hey fael
    Bertram Jacobus: simply write - what was in your mind yaku ? :-)
    stevenaia Michinaga: hi Fael, nice to see you
    stevenaia Michinaga: brb
    Yakuzza Lethecus: "you can never be late for being" or something :)
    Fael Illyar: well, suppose I'll grab the log :)
    Bertram Jacobus: but fael - so we can / could go to the guardian meeting following this one now prpbably ... ;-)
    Fael Illyar: unless someone else wants to insist on posting it :)
    Yakuzza Lethecus: i claimed it if you get the whole log then ?
    Yakuzza Lethecus: no i don´t insist
    Bertram Jacobus: ah ! nice thought yak ! :-)
    Yakuzza Lethecus: not that you get only the end of it if you claim it now
    Arisia Vita: Hi all
    Bertram Jacobus: hehe - now all the people with time mix up come - hy eden :o)
    Bertram Jacobus: and arisia ! :-)
    Yakuzza Lethecus: hey arisia
    Yakuzza Lethecus: ok, so if you claim it you will get the whole log ?
    Yakuzza Lethecus: in case sombody already claimed the first half hour ?
    Yakuzza Lethecus: anyway, cya at the hall
    Bertram Jacobus: i´ll take a walk to the japan house where the guardian meeting might be now - see you there or bye bye *wave* ... ;-)
    Fael Illyar: yes
    Fael Illyar: I guess I'll skip the guardian meeting today.
    Fael Illyar: have fun steve :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: se you there
    Fael Illyar: no, I'll skip that one :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: ok
    stevenaia Michinaga: hello Arista, sorry I was just leaving
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