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Subject:Re: Orlando Conference and Exhibits (rambl From:Michele Davis <mdavis -at- bitstream -dot- net> To:Janice Gelb <janiceg -at- marvin -dot- eng -dot- sun -dot- com> Date:Fri, 02 Jun 2000 13:54:18 -0500
I'm sorry, but I disagree. The vegetarian dishes and I've said it 2x now,
SUCKED. Now, I'm a restaurant quality chef, or so all my friends, husband, and
kids all say, so maybe that makes me biased. The portobella mushroom sammie was
An aside, I spoke at 2 sessions and this was my first conference for STC I've
attended. I have written a diatribe for my local chapter about "Presentation
Do's and Do not's," check my web site in a couple of weeks to see it!
My other comment Janice, is, I'm assuming you're a writer, but in your sig file
"The only connection Sun has with this message is the return address." I had to
ask my husband what that meant, and he said "that means that SUN doesn't endorse
her opinions." I said, "well, why doesn't she say that then?" Clear
communication is good communication, and if as another writer I don't understand
what you're trying to say, what would a neophyte think?
"My opinions are my own, possibly obnoxious and opinionated, please don't flame
> I disagree on this one: as someone who eats vegetarian,
> I was very pleased to find a restaurant that offered
> decent portobello mushroom sandwiches for lunch.
> STC actually does provide a pamphlet for speakers,
> and a session for them on Sunday afternoon. My
> theory (and I'm a presenter myself) is that if
> you're good at this, you're going to be good, and
> if you're a person who is not comfortable speaking
> in public, there's not much STC can do to help.
> In terms of volume, though, the audience can
> certainly provide feedback that the speaker cannot
> be heard.