>I did it.  I convinced my bride of 5 years (coming up) to spend our
    >anniversary in Tampa FLA at "rubycon 1".  Therefore: there are few
    >excuses that any of you can have for not attending http://www.rubyconf.org
    >If I can do it, so can you! :-)

Remarkable.  Is she a programmer too or just a good sport?

    >I'm looking forward to meeting many of you.

See ya'll there!

/\ndy