Fanfest: The Reports, The Gossip, The Aftermath

From the RAFs, to the NRAFS (and those RAFs who couldn't make it for one reason or another).
Although the weather cooperated, attendance seemed low.  I didn't even have to wait in line for the clubhouse tour.  
I went to all four Q&A sessions and took copious notes, which I will transcribe soon.   A highlight came during the final session when AN's own GreenNGoldGirl asked a question on an area of particular long-time concern to her , as it is to many of us.
So here's the thread for your observations, thoughts, photos, and reportage.