I get to have dinner with Temple Grandin!

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revolutionrocknroll
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05 Nov 2012, 7:01 pm

Oh my goodness! Next Tuesday Temple Grandin is coming to Vermont and giving three lectures and the third was a fundraiser for our Humane Society and tickets were $100 and there was also a raffle. And my mom entered me in the raffle without telling me and I won! So I get to eat dinner with her and then see her third lecture! I'm so excited but I'm really nervous too...



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05 Nov 2012, 7:28 pm

Yay!
Good for you!



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05 Nov 2012, 7:28 pm

Very cool!! !! !! :D



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05 Nov 2012, 7:29 pm

So Jealous! She's awesome, a true pioneer and steady voice of reason in this (our?) community.

I'd give her a high five if I met her and she would like that, but I know better than to do that... ;)



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05 Nov 2012, 7:33 pm

I'm just worried that I won't think of anything to talk about or I get so nervous that I can't talk. I really hope that there will be more outgoing people at the table too.



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05 Nov 2012, 8:37 pm

That's really cool.



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05 Nov 2012, 9:00 pm

That's super exciting. I'd love an opportunity to meet her in person.


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05 Nov 2012, 10:30 pm

Eat like a pig to annoy her.

(She'll say something. Prepare a witty and scathing remark beforehand.)

Not a fan.



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05 Nov 2012, 10:48 pm

I had the honor of having dinner with John Elder Robison.

We talked about trains and his views on aspergers, cures, autism speaks, new treatments, very fascinating.

Enjoy :)



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05 Nov 2012, 11:33 pm

Right on! 8)


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06 Nov 2012, 12:25 am

Go OP!

At least you'll get to know if she's a carnivore even though she worked with cows


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06 Nov 2012, 12:30 am

Not bad! You did real good, so congratulations! :wink:


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06 Nov 2012, 12:58 am

Greaaat!! ! Now don't be a tease and tell us all when you're back!


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06 Nov 2012, 11:25 am

Awesome. Hope you enjoy. She's very cool. I've had the pleasure of knowing her for years and always have a great time when we run into each other.


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06 Nov 2012, 4:46 pm

How awesome! I'm feeling very jealous.


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