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Warrior Wednesday - Seminar Planning

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Sometimes battle looks more like fighting with a computer in this modern age.

Especially when making preparations for the yearly seminar.

Last year's form was found, but it was not in the format I needed in order to edit it. I tried to copy and paste, but it wouldn't copy the information.

Luckily for me, I'm going back to school this year and one of the software packages we use is the Adobe suite, so I was able to convert last year's file to a word document and update it with this year's particulars.

I have the main restaurant booked. I just need to book the Friday night whoever's in town place. My first choice looks like it probably won't work, which is annoying. There are some new places even closer to home for several of us, so perhaps they will be the place to go. I have menu questions to ask for myself and to see if they can accommodate the smaller group that usually comes out on the Friday night. At least I had no issues booking the large group for Saturday's dinner.

There's still insurance outstanding, but we're proceeding anyway and hoping it doesn't blow up in our faces. It's coming. We just have a time of year that happens to be when renewal happens, so we have this same problem every year.

A lot of little things go into a seminar. This one doesn't have a grading or depend on foreign sensei, so it's a lot easier, but there are still things that make it challenging to plan and execute.

Anyway, that's what I've been working on today. Maybe I'll check out this other place tonight as I need to go do some errands anyway.

Guid cheerio the nou,
R~

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