nweders at mail.utexas.edu
Thu Jan 5 05:59:31 PST 2006
At 10:00 PM 1/4/2006, you wrote:
>Oh, did you not know?
>You and I and at least two other people from up here are car-pooling so
>that we can split the cost four ways. I figure that we can just about get
>there, stay for two nights, and pay site for about 100.00 each if we split
>the room four ways. Now that won't cover food, but you gotta eat no
>matter where you are, so I never count that.
>I have already started the secret cash stash for the trip.
>On a more serious note....
>Planning now for the trip is a great idea and sharing rooms and rides can
>make it much more affordable. While 100.00 may sound like alot, it is
>really cheap for a nice hotel for two nights and getting there and
>back. And just think of the wonderful conversations to be had with
>friends on the way. Plus, the French quarter, well, need I say more?
Plus, the best way you can help an area that has been damaged is by pumping
money back into the area. Going to KWHS is actually a way to help New
Orleans recover. Their main money draw was tourism and by going to the
event you will be contributing to the rebirth of a really cool place (grin).
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