My souvenier needs a name!

I've been calling him Steampunk Teddy, but his initials are clearly F and N, judging by the buttons in his leather helmet.

Frederick Niggenbottom? Franklin Nosbert? I need a good steampunky name!

The Con was interesting. Not exactly what I expected and they had planned for 500, but had 1200 show up - which bodes well for those of us wanting to write steampunk. I was really happy to have Fun Aunt along to help me with Red and Mystery Man. At the last minute I couldn't handle leaving him, so he got to come. Betty Boop didn't exactly miss out, since Daddy took her to coffee, then Claire's for some jewelry, then Astro Boy, then lunch, and finally ice cream. Poor thing. I'd like a date like that!

Although, DH did say (Astro Boy spoilers ahead) that he may have chosen a different movie if he knew it was about a little boy who died in the first 10 minutes, then the dad made a replacement robot boy with all the memories of the old boy - but who was of course, different. Then rejects the robot boy because he isn't his real boy, and the robot boy can't figure out why daddy doesn't love him. Are you kidding me? Why do we do this to kids? But Boop seemed to mostly focus on the fact that he had guns in his rear end. So, I guess she's fine. ;)

But, getting back to important things here - please help me name my bear!

And if you have any questions about Steamcon, I'm happy to answer.


Kathleen said...

I'm glad she survived (and enjoyed!!) AB - I'm not sure I could've dealt with that storyline!!

I'm on the case for a Teddy name!!

October 26, 2009 at 2:07 PM

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