The bad news: Abby didn’t win the Plutus Award for “Best-Kept Secret Blog” last night.
The good news: She did win the People’s Choice Award. Her reaction was quite choice; read about it at her blog.
And I won for Best Frugality-Based Blog, which frankly astounds me: I didn’t even know I’d been nominated until shortly before the conference. We got a lot of good-natured ribbing about it being Mother-Daughter Night at the Plutus Awards.
So many thanks to all of you who voted. She still can’t quite believe it. Abby has already noted a number of new followers.
Now it’s off to the races for the first official day of programs. I give my talk at 11:15 a.m., which is perfect: People may be a little hungry but they won’t be hungover. A lot of people stayed too long at the Plutus after-party.
Truth be told, I stayed too long myself. My eyes are stinging but I’m not feeling sick because I limited my intake to a single Diet Coke. In fact, I gave away my other drink ticket to a guy named Romeo. (All the best stories start with a line like that.)