Why did I bring sweaters? Too habituated to wintry weather in Washington, DC, I suppose.
The weather here in Houston, Texas (well, League City, actually) is expected to be in the mid-70s all week (that’s pretty warm for you Celsius types). I actually turned on the air conditioning in my hotel last night.
But now I’m hunkered down in the cool, dark conference center, thumbing through the inch-thick, 250 page abstract book. This conference has really grown leaps and bounds.
This morning is going to be all Mercury. I’m fortified by a four cups of coffee and a sausage and egg biscuit, courtesy La Quinta Inn, so I’m all set. Let’s see what Sean Solomon, Mr. Mercury Messenger himself, has to say…