Saturday, June 11, 2011

SCGS Jamboree 2011 ~ More Fun Than Christmas!

I don't even know where to start to explain how much fun Jamboree is!  It's a combination of family reunion (if all the really crazy relatives showed up), Woodstock (and, no I was not there), a three-day non-stop party, and an amazingly intense learning experience - sometime all at once!

To start with there was the Geneablogger's Welcome Bag.  Please click on the link to see all the amazing vendors who contributed something.  No, really - go look; I'll wait.  See, I told you! This was NOT filled with the sort of trinkets that you quietly discard later.  Oh no - this was the "Christmas" part. We got tee shirts and CDs of webinars and beads and food and a PH testing pen and there were a lot of cool free offers and too much to mention - thus the picture.

On the first night hosted an ice cream social for the Geneabloggers.  Here are a few of the pictures that no one has paid me sufficiently NOT to share.
Ooops, someone forgot to tell Randy Seaver and Cheryl Palmer that the hula skirts were not meant to be worn on their heads.  Their friend there is Peter the Parrot.  He will apparently be making another appearance tonight.

Sheri Fenley was explaining SOMETHING important to one of our hosts.

More to come, but another sessions calls.

 (And someone, who shall remain nameless but his initials are THOMAS is complaining about the millions of pictures in all the blog posts )


  1. Thanks for the photo of Randy and Cheryl, it takes some of the heat off me from the parrot photo yesterday! LOL I am soooooo glad you came to Jamboree and we finally got to meet in person. You must return next year!

  2. Sheri - I am so glad I came too and got to meet the one and only YOU! I am already plotting out how I can manage to come back next year :-)

  3. Diana - I've really been enjoying your tweets and photos this weekend. Next best thing to being there. Dontcha think Randy kind of has his Paris Hilton thing going on there?

  4. Hi Diana! I finally see what you were referring to with the picture! Wow, wonder what had me laughing so hard? I appreciate the copy, thank you! It was so much fun to meet you. Jamboree and the GeneaBloggers just keeps growing and growing, isn't it wonderful? See you next year!

  5. WOW! You did things big! That list of Sponsors was awesome! Sounds like a fun and exciting event!!!

  6. Really funny event and all pictures are so funny.. thanks for sharing this with us.


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