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I love the image if all the little sleeping loopers!

Jeff Duke <jeffloops@gmail.com> wrote:

>Cheers to you Rick!! Great to meet you last night, see you today soon!
>On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 3:16 AM, Rick Walker <looppool@cruzio.com> wrote:
>>    After an incredibly exhausting and exhilirating day,
>> all the loopers are finally in bed asleep.
>> They came as early as 1 o'clock (Randolf Ariola from Singapore)
>> and as late as 1 a.m. (Leander Reininghaus from Berlin).
>> All day long we've had wonderful stimulating conversations punctuated
>> by the constant stream (on the average of one every 10 or 15 mintues)
>> of small fires that I needed to put out.
>> Chris and Nancy and Bill and I worked all day to make sure everyone
>> was comfortable and there is now a tiny global village in my 
>> Two loopers will sleep across the street;  two at the house next door,
>> eleven in the empty house that my gracious and generous neighbor, Mark
>> Riley donated
>> (he got married to a woman in the neighborhood, moved in with her and 
>> old house
>> is completely empty).  Thirteen people are sleeping at our compound 
>> of them loopers)
>> I went and bought 5 sleeping bags and 11 air mattresses to augment the 
>> amount of sleeping bags and mattresses lent us by friends, family and
>> neighbors.
>> Our washing machine died on us day before yesterday and we now have a 
>> new one winging it's way to us tomorrow (of course, delivery is just as 
>> ten loopers
>> get ready for their trip to the first San Jose concert and Bill and I
>> prepare for our
>> 15th anniversary of the 1st digital live looping monthly series 
>> at
>> Mobo Sushi..........a venue that hasn't had live music in ten years but
>> which is opening
>> it's doors up to this historic occasion.
>> I'm so buzzed that I can't sleep but the house is so full of sleeping
>> people
>> that I have to be really careful not to disturb anyone.
>> Tomorrow it begins...............the 10th Anniversary of this wonderful
>> festival.
>> Mark Thorton (aka Arkmay) is here doing a documentary film on the whole
>> weeks'
>> proceedings and I'm very excited.
>> Tomorrow I actually may have a half an hour to try and get some kind of
>> performance together.
>> There's been no time to think music until right now.
>> Awesome!!!!!!!   Everyone's here!!!!!