As you may remember, I am hosting a dinner for a few members of the blog on my home turf, in Durham NC, on Monday Sept. 24. One of the people who had originally planned on coming has had a conflict and has to back out. So I have one more opening at the table. If you are interested in coming — the first to respond gets the seat! Please contact me not here on the blog, but via email at firstname.lastname@example.org The only requirements are that you be a member of the blog, that you show up willing to talk, and that you pay for your own meal.