As expected, I was first to wake up (around 7am or thereabouts). I quietly freshened up and took a nice long shower. Feeling angel-fresh, I went back to http://www.hanlonscatering.com/ and had a leisurely French toast stick breakfast with sausage and freshly-brewed coffee. In the afternoon, I enjoyed a fish and provolone sandwich at Lesvos Gyros & Greek Cuisine across from the hotel.
I visited Artist's Alley and the Dealer's Den, finally scoring my
shaking hands. It was there I finally met the fur who shares my birthday, keenyfox . I gave him a stack of discs I burned for him and in return he drew a pic of me posing with Tod and Voracious from The Foxbusters. We spent most of the afternoon together;
finally met up with him as well. Before meeting Hyper at the invite-only art exhibit, Keeny took me up to the Westin rooftop and we experienced the most spectacular sunset and the most amazing weather condition; picture-perfect in every sense of the word. We snapped several photos of the views surrounding us.
While still making the rounds at Artist's Alley, I arranged cooner to draw me being tickled by palmerhusky . Hyper commissioned cooner to draw me as a drill instructor ordering him to do push-ups. :P Cooner and I agreed to officially arrange the
Ending my evening, me and Hyper met up with frisby, who treated us to drinks at the bar. As I slowly sobered up, I chatted with Officer Kisner in the lobby https://lupineassassin.deviantart.com/gallery/?catpath=... who I first met last year when I had to cope with a crisis at last year's con. Officer Kisner is HANDS-DOWN an awesome person and his love of humanity (and furries) is a thing to admire.
My con experience this year has been beautiful thus far.