October 2nd: Returned from Maryland. Going to [the NYFF screening](http://www.filmlinc.com/nyff/films/ladyvengeance.htm) of Park Chanwook’s [Sympathy For Lady Vengence](http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0451094/).
October 8th: Taking Metro North to White Plains to connect with Neil and Rachel and then head to Boston for the wedding reception of Gillian & Josh.
October 9th: Return to Queens.
October 13th: My mom arrives on the campus-to-campus bus.
October 14th: Day off; Mom returns home in the evening.
October 17th: Start of a full week off. In the evening, a special invite-only seminar at Carnegie Hall, about artists and the music industry. Panel includes Natalie Merchant, RZA, and Lou Reed. There’s a reception after, where I will potentially be able to hobnob.
October 19th: Good friend Suw Charman arrives for a few days of lodging with us post-BlogOn.
October 22nd: Suw flies home.
October 23rd: In the evening, [a CD taping](http://upcoming.org/event/32001/) for Eugene Mirman’s new CD.
October 24th: One last day off work.
October 25th: Back to work.
That’s the month ahead. Toss into this a potential show or two of Crash Test while I’m on vacation, and the rapidly approaching NIN concert at the beginning of November, and it’s going to be a tiring month.