Monday and Tuesday

1.jpg (58099 bytes)

Location, location, location. After driving around for many hours searching and seeing other sites, we finally found the sand pits they use on the show. Actually this is just part of the quarry, the actual pits they use are farther back and we couldn't get to them.

2.jpg (54950 bytes)3.jpg (57697 bytes)

So, we posed for a shot, the car did a great job don't ya think? Can you say Charlie's Angels or what?

4.jpg (35615 bytes)

And there's the pit. It was pretty big and a bunch of bikers seemed to be having a great time there.

5.jpg (36950 bytes)

The rest of it, it was long but not real high.

After this we went out to eat and then back to the hotel. Fiona and I went out dancing that night and had a serious blast.

kimfiona.jpg (31171 bytes)kimandfi.jpg (37261 bytes)

We ended up at this Salsa club and just had a ball. There were actual teachers and students there practicing so we got to see some really great dancers. They even got us up on the floor too. It was so much fun, I would do that again any day.


Ok, here's the story. We all bid on the auction to go to lunch with JR on Tuesday. We had 3 bids on there for each of us but only one made it so Robin and Fiona let me have it. How nice of them. But since we were leaving right after it they came with me and just sat outside the room we were in. JR was late, no biggie, but funny, cause he seems to do that alot. And, he had a surprise when he came in. Robin and Fi made a sign that said Raffle Losers #9 and 10, and set it up so he'd see it. So, when he did show up he saw them and recognized them and stopped to talk to them and saw the sign and laughed. All the while they were video taping him too, but didn't get some of him on it cause they set it down and forgot to point it at him. The conversation was funny though. Finally he came in, we all said "Hi", did formal introductions and then ordered lunch.

1.jpg (81565 bytes)2.jpg (79570 bytes)

The food was great, he paid for all of it, which I didn't expect but was incredible of him to do. Then it was time for gifts, photographs and silliness. I wanted one of him and I with my Mastadge, he thought it was cute and after an explanation by me of what it was he remembered it from the movie.

3.jpg (63562 bytes)

Group shots!!!

4.jpg (93632 bytes)

Smile everyone.

5.jpg (80138 bytes)

He actually had his friend that works there take those pictures and then he said we needed one of us with him so we posed again and JR took that shot of us. It was alot of work taking all those pictures with everyone's cameras, I hope they all came out great.

6.jpg (66710 bytes)JRFiand Robin.jpg (32556 bytes)

Then of course JR said he wanted to get a picture with the losers, so he posed with them. I got a few shots of the fun just for fun.

7.jpg (60570 bytes)8.jpg (56647 bytes)

He was a great sport. Then strangely he went into another story, one about him as a waiter and spilling something all over a customer. He was hysterical and it's great how he can laugh at himself and give us insight into himself. Not every person will open themselves up to strangers like that.

9.jpg (42330 bytes)10.jpg (41152 bytes)

Then more pictures, this time with the group from Scotland, the US, Germany and England.

11.jpg (68735 bytes)GotShades.jpg (41511 bytes)

He has such a great smile I just can't help but take pictures of him. Ok, so we finally get out of the restaurant and decide to get another picture in the sun, we call it, "Got Shades?" I was actually falling over at the time hence the weird look.

12.jpg (68011 bytes)

So, we left and I saw this very cool guitar in a shop on our way back to the cars and just had to get a picture, it said Blue Ruby.

13.jpg (43204 bytes)14.jpg (46926 bytes)

I think says it all, don't ya think?

15.jpg (39668 bytes)16.jpg (63240 bytes)

We were at the border to the US and I was bored so I took a few pictures to entertain myself. That's Robin and Fiona in the car behind me and then Robin stuck Lucky out the window and I just had to get that one.That's the peace arch in the background.

Ok, so when I get home I always take a picture of all the autographs I got, so here they are. The only thing that's not there is my soda can, too hard to get, wouldn't show up right.

1.jpg (142160 bytes)

2.jpg (122215 bytes)

3.jpg (142243 bytes)

My script, I have so many autographs on it it's almost hard to read. It had all the original cast and writers on it when I got it and then I added everyone else to it. It's got to be worth a fortune!! Don't even think about it! I'm never letting this out of my sight. :)

Well, that's it, finally, it's done, over and complete. Hope you enjoyed reliving the con as much as I did. If you really want to relive it, buy the videos, they're great and the photo CD too, there's so many great pictures, I love it. So, bye now, see ya later then!!!

Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday

2002 Homepage

Gatecon Homepage

Kim's Homepage