At our taiko meeting Tuesday night, I got the estimated budget for our Japan trip. It seems a little out of reach, so this meetup is still a possibility for me.
Oooof....I'm not sure I can be happy about that update or not. I'm sad that the Japan trip is probably out of reach financially. But I will be truthful and say that I'm glad you might be able to come to the SG meetup!
1. Extremely close
2. If they won't deliver, I'll go bring the food back
3. 12 beds. We'd have to figure out a hotel hotel for any "extras"
4. Whoever brings a meal would just have to estimate how much it cost and divide by number of people present. Our I'm open to other suggestions if something makes more sense than that.
Great! So we have lots of options!
Does the retreat (what do we call it) place have a recommendation of a hotel? Maybe they have a "deal" with one for their over flow? Just a thought.
ARE WE THERE YET??
She does have a deal with a hotel for "overflow" - the reviews I found online are mixed. If we end up needing a hotel I will go check it out thoroughly in person. If we're just a person or two over, I know the proprietor will "look the other way" if one or two people brought sleeping bags/air mattresses, etc. And as I mentioned a few pages back, my father-in-law lives about 15 minutes away, so seriously I could stay there, or a friend and I could stay there. He has plenty of room.