The drive to Milwaukee was (except for the time involved), smooth and painless and the view from my hotel room is lovely.
The goodie bag was pretty nice with a decent mix of advertisements, coupons and actual usable goodies: small ruler, a mirror compact, a polishing cloth that's fabulous for the iPad screen, a teeny pair of round nosed pliers and some actual beads even.
But wait! What's that picture on the Save The Date page?
Yup, it's Trivoli, the class I taught this evening and will be teaching on Wednesday too.
My kit slings worked out really well, so well in fact that I was accosted by another instructor.
Day One of Bead and Button: no complaints.