I like that this is already in the planning stages... and all the great input that's being offered! Of course, I know my DE seashore idea is far from being a viable candidate
, but what ever Mike comes up with, I will do my best to get there!
Homebrew, the simultaneous gatherings is a very good idea... that would certainly get more folks together from a bigger portion of the globe... albiet, it would be more fun if we were all in the same place. That idea is a great alternative... especially with gas prices being what they are now.