May 8, 200610:58 AMThe Life
May 8, 2006 - 10:58 AMCalling this gathering a Retro UFO Space Convention was a very clever idea. By positioning it as a nostalgia event, they allowed everyone to remain one step removed from the actual concept of a hard-core UFO convention: "Oh, I'm just here to see how these things used to operate back in the Fifties. I'm not really a UFO nut."
Here's a scrapbook of random impressions - starting with Kiriel, playing her didgeridoo in front of the Integratron:
A small observatory stands a short distance off in the desert:
I guess this sign is supposed to orient new visitors to our solar system:
I'm not sure how a car bedecked with tiny mirror squares could fit into the festivities, but what the heck:
Even the trash cans were a bit spacey: