Last I heard, there was a motion on the floor to have it start and end on a weekend in order to allow more members of the laity to take less vacation time. I lost track of the vote on that one. Stay tuned.
I'm in the hotel lobby, waiting for the van to take me to the airport. I'm not nearly as brain dead as I was last night but my body is aching with exhaustion.
Needless to say, it was a very intense eight days, jam-packed-full-to-overflowing with important legislation, committee meetings, hearings, discussions, conversations, reunions and the making of new friends and allies.
Matthew Davies has written a fairly extensive "round up" of all the actions of General Convention which you can find here.
When you look over the list of accomplishments, it's really quite amazing and remarkable - especially considering that 44% of the deputies were there for the first time.
I'll have more to say in the next few days but right now, I just want to get home. With my family. To my own bed. With my own pillows. On the deck. By the water. With my herons and ducks and gulls.
For now, this blog is adjourned. Sine die.