I haven't done any journals yet, so I figured bronycon this year is a good excuse to start.
In short: awesome and exhausting.
After some trouble getting there that friday (I had friends driving up a ways pick me up at Ronald Reagan, and beltway traffic was, of course, bad, and they were slowed down by an accident), I was only able to pick my badge (but not before I ran into another pal of ours, RainBro Dash!), get something to eat, and crash in our hotel room.
Saturday I hit vendors in the morning (where I met with CptConfusion ), my friend's Super Smash Ponies panel, and then had lunch with argodaemon , ata64 , The4thaggie and a few others, which was fun! Later included more vendors, catching up with Mwr247 , and dinner with some other friends.
Sunday I got stuck in a very long line with a friend to get something signed by Tabitha St Germain, which I left early because I was concerned I wasn't going to be able to make the SFM ponies panel (still ended up getting