Bloggy Boot Camp San Francisco

Tomorrow, I will be heading on a road trip from Southern California to Northern California.  I will be carpooling with Ciaran (@momfluential) in a brand new 2011 Lexus LX SUV.  Ciaran says that we will be floating along in a gray cloud of luxury.   I hope we float along smoothly, and make it through Los Angeles before the traffic starts.  Our third partner,  Kelly (@according2kelly), had to cancel last minute as her son had an accident and broke his arm.  Ciaran and I have been thinking about Kelly and little Owen all day.  Kelly didn’t know it, but she was supposed to be our pilot.  She is the planner….

Ciaran and I are headed to Bloggy Boot Camp in San Francisco….we will be joining over a 100 other bloggers for a one-day conference. Ciaran and I will both be speaking at the event, and we can’t wait!

I’ve been working on fabulous presentation the past few days, ok maybe, I’ve been up all day and night working on it.  I even taunt myself how to save my document from iWork09 to a PDF, yay me.

I can’t wait to speak, although I’m sweating bullets.  I just won’t mention that I took public speaking about three times in college.  I went from an F-to a D-to a B, I think?  I have a problem with talking too fast.  I might have to remember to breath amongst my chatting, I mean speaking.  I’ve developed a presentation that works around my fast-talking/non-memorizing issues.  I will be combining a handout with some storytelling.  I’m always good at telling a story.

I guess I should start packing, or sleeping right now…since I’m leaving at 5am, or something like that.  Oh, and my presentation, here’s my topic!

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P.S. While writing this post, my blog crashed.  It was a server issue with my host company. They were able to fix it.  I swear, I have a curse.  EVERY time, I go to a major event or conference, my blog goes down, and messes up.

Disclosure: Ciaran got the Lexus LX SUV for a review.  I know, crazy, isn’t it.  We get to do a road trip in style.  How posh is that!

12 comments
TONYA
TONYA

You absolutely rocked it. Loved seeing you again and came home with a ton of handy tidbits. Thank you :).

Lee-Ann
Lee-Ann

I'm sure you were awesome!

Jen
Jen

I hope you have a great time. Say hi to everyone for me. And please make a post about your presentation. I am very interested in this topic. :)

Julie M.
Julie M.

Have a great time at Bloggy Boot Camp! I hope to get to one next year when they come East.

TerriAnn
TerriAnn

I was to late in getting a ticket though I am only 15 minutes away from San Francisco. Have fun!

Mom In Management
Mom In Management

I would love to see a recap of your speech. Any chance you'll be posting the highlights on your page? Good luck! Sounds like a fun trip.

Al_Pal
Al_Pal

Safe road trip! I'm in SF so may try to stop by the lobby for a drink with some people if I can get away from Burning Man packing... or if my sister @VDog wants to go, since she'll be briefly visiting after moving to Seattle earlier this summer! She spoke at Type A Mom last September, and I got to ride with her & some other ladies in a speaker car. ;D I'm @Al_Pal on twitter & follow you. Saw @CountessMo's well-wishing & wanted to also bid you good journeys. My status is private, but I'd love it if you'd request to follow so that I can talk to you again! :D

Ash
Ash

i want to attend but i'm stuck in hong kong. can you all come down to asia sometime soon? ;) ~ash's mum

Ali @PickleSugarPlum
Ali @PickleSugarPlum

Can't wait to see you there! I am MOSTLY packed, I think? Minus my biz cards that UPS is busy re-routing all over the state of California right now. I hope they get here by 9a, or they'll be sitting at home without me all weekend. Can't wait to check out the Lexus, either! Will there be a field trip and a pop quiz? ;)