Steampunk Hands Around the World 2017 – Friends

Airship Ambassador


Image Courtesy of Mr. XPK

The affects of steampunk on our lives could be as limitless as the creative expressions of our individual visions of our beloved pasttime.

One of deepest impacts of steampunk making my own life better is also the most visible – new friendships with people from around the world.

Right from my first convention in Seattle, Steamcon, I met people to talk with everywhere –  giving or attending panels, shopping in the vendors rooms, chatting in the hallways about outfits and props. We laughed and joked, bonded and stayed in touch.

As Airship Ambassador, I have formally interviewed over a hundred people for the blog, talked with hundreds more at events around the country, and have ‘talked’ with even more online, thanks to social media.

With each encounter, there is a chance to make a very real and substantive connection with someone and develop a lasting…

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