Missed Opportunities

Nearly everyone I know is going to a conference this week.  I’m pouting because I don’t get to go with them.

The conference only happens every two years, and this year it is at my undergraduate alma mater.  I’ve known for a while that I wouldn’t be able to go, because it is a small, but crazy expensive conference.  Today, however, the conference organizer emailed me to find out if I could step in to chair my panel.

I’ve never chaired a panel, and I would have loved the opportunity.  Now, there is one more thing I’m missing out on. Today, I felt a little like the “Nobody likes us” guys from Kids in the Hall.

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