Boy is it ever. Cold, icy, get in your pajamas at six pm sort of January time of year. Where do the librarians choose (!It’s a choice, ladies!) yes choose to go for their January conference? Boston. The frozen north. Why do they do this? I can only assume it is a martyr complex. Do you think firefighters or policepeople would do this to themselves? No. Only librarians would deliberately send themselves somewhere cripplingly cold and windy at this vulnerable time of year. And they do it all the time. Then New Orleans or Orlando in July. Pathological.
That said, I’m looking forward to seeing some old friends. Drop a line if you’re coming to town.