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Re: [blog-309] Following up

From: Karl M.
Sent on: Wednesday, July 2, 2008 9:57 AM
Hi folks,

I've created a Google Map of locations that have been suggested:

http://maps.googl...­


Karl


On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 8:33 PM, Alex Hillman
<[address removed]> wrote:
> We can also potentially host at IndyHall in old city, if you are
> considering BYO venues.
>
> -alex
>
> On 6/22/08, jim <[address removed]> wrote:
>> i can look into the franklin institute as a venue.  as far as booze goes it
>> could be possibly BYO or figure something out.....
>>
>> -jim
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 4:35 PM, susmit <[address removed]> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Karl -
>>>
>>> Thanks for filling up Scott's shoes - and for rescuing this meetup.
>>>
>>> I have been a dormant member of the meetup for a while. I turned up
>>> for a couple of meetings in the last six months - but no one else did.
>>>  I guess that's because Scott was in the process of getting stretched.
>>> As a result - I am still new to the meetup -and you'd be the first
>>> organizer so far as I am concerned. I also see a lot of new members
>>> who might say the same thing.
>>>
>>> This is all very good - since I've been an active blogger only since
>>> the last couple of weeks.  My blog's called http://shaltrade....­ and
>>> presents some quirky ideas and links on trading. Hope you find it
>>> interesting. I shall browse through your blogs as well - since much of
>>> it is new to me.
>>>
>>>
>>> In the meantime - I look forward to the first meeting - and if you
>>> need any help - feel free to get in touch.
>>>
>>> Best - Susmit
>>>[masked]­
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 3:16 PM, Karl Martino <[address removed]> wrote:
>>> > Hi folks,
>>> >
>>> > Long time no talk. This is Karl Martino. Your new (well... old...)
>>> > organizer.
>>> >
>>> > First, I want to thank Scott McNulty for his efforts in keeping and
>>> > growing
>>> > the Philly Weblogger Meetup into the success it has been.
>>> >
>>> > He's been further and further stretched in terms of responsibilities
>>> > elsewhere and he needed organizer responsibilities to be assigned to
>>> > someone
>>> > else.
>>> >
>>> > Scott's passion for Philadelphia, for blogging, for people, has made
>>> > this a
>>> > favorite meetup for so many.
>>> >
>>> > His shoes will be hard to walk in for me - I think he's a bit of a role
>>> > model and representative of the best of what Philly and blogging are all
>>> > about - but I hope to do the best I can - with your help.
>>> >
>>> > You maybe wondering who is Karl Martino is...
>>> >
>>> > I'm a husband to my wife Richelle, and a father to our little 2 year old
>>> > girl, Emma. I'm a software engineer for Comcast Interactive Media (more
>>> > on
>>> > that later). I'm a guitarist and have played in a few heavy rock bands.
>>> > And
>>> > I have been a blogger since 1998/99 - I'm on old timer. My personal blog
>>> > is
>>> > at http://www.parado...­ . That's where you can learn a lot more
>>> > about
>>> > me. You may know me from one of my personal projects - Philly Future
>>> > (http://www.philly...­) - a site that attempts to highlight
>>> > bloggers
>>> > and the region via pulling together bloggers from across the tri-state
>>> > area.
>>> >
>>> > Lately, these hobbies and passions of mine have had to take a back seat
>>> > as I
>>> > have been forced to deal with health issues, family members in illness,
>>> > the
>>> > demands of work, and the joys of fatherhood.
>>> >
>>> > In short - life.
>>> >
>>> > So I'm not taking this responsibility lightly! Indeed, far from it. I
>>> > hope
>>> > that we, together, will find ways of co-managing this meetup, so that it
>>> > not
>>> > only occurs in Center City Philly - but across the entire city. A dream
>>> > of
>>> > mine based in a set of ideals I have about the Web and its power to
>>> > bring
>>> > people together.
>>> >
>>> > About Comcast Interactive Media - while I make no promises - I can
>>> > contact
>>> > HR about holding some meetups at Comcast Tower. There's no alcohol - but
>>> > the
>>> > view is something to behold. I will do so on Monday.
>>> >
>>> > I thank you for your patience during this time of transition, and for
>>> > our
>>> > work together in advance.
>>> >
>>> > Thank you everyone,
>>> >
>>> > Karl
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
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