I hung out afterwards and was glad to see whafford (safely back from Syria), trillian_stars, and yagathai, and ecmeyers, and as we were leaving, [Bad username: apis_mellifera"]! Also, I learned Scalzi's daughter is beautiful and his dog has the adorable sad eyes.
Though I'd meant to go home after the reading, I ended up going out for pizza and a raspberry lambic. I got to sleep late, but I did have fun. I guess it does me good to get dragged out of my routine once in a while.