As someone who lives in Atlanta...….BLADE is like one of the major holidays I look forward to. I have been unable to attend for the past two years due to a work related conflict that had me on the West Coast. This year I am excited to be back and with a pent up demand. I'm sorry to hear Busse won't be attending. I'll miss the MEATFEST at FOGO's, the comradery and good times at Jock n Jill's, and the Mayhem in the trough. I hope Blade is considered in future years and is not permanent. I love the knives. Busse is more than a knife though, its a community. Hogs are not solitary, they like too wallow in the trough with their brethren. And...….there's something special about shaking the man's hand.