I have been reading and commenting on some of the chapters in the centennial book that Tom Williams and Mike Saladyga are writing. They are doing a fantastic job of writing the AAVSO's history!
I know from my own researches in the AAVSO archives that sometimes untangling the sequence of events and figuring out who did what when is not at all easy. Kudos to Tom and Mike!
I've been putting my negotiation skills to good use the last few weeks to secure a meeting space for the October 2010 Annual Meeting. We will be holding the meeting October 28-30 at the Hilton in Woburn, MA. I am quite happy with this location - there are lots of restaurants & transportation options and we've gotten very good guest room rates. We'd like to hold the 2011 AAVSO Centennial Celebration in the same space, so we're planning to take them for a "test drive" in 2010. (There are LOTS of really cool plans in the works for the 2011 anniversary meeting - it's going to be a very special event.)
I hope many of you will be able to join us for both of these meetings!!