For the past seven years, I've served as Stage Manager for the Constellation Awards ceremony here in Toronto. The Constellations are a fan-nominated, fan-voted award for media science fiction and fantasy.
Our signature category, which sets us apart from other awards, is "Outstanding Contribution by a Canadian". Two of the nominees were a couple whom I knew socially back in the late 1980s, when they lived in Toronto, before they moved to the west coast and became television writer/producers:
That's me in the middle, flanked by Garfield and Judith Reeves-Stevens. You can see one of the trophies in Garfield's hand - they were this year's winners.
Great photo. What comments did they have?
The concept is pretty cool. What grabbed my attention, though, was the mug. it's a beauty.