The morning after for a Maker Faire organizer is a sweet mix of exhaustion and bliss. So we’re thinking of the organizers this morning of this past weekend’s 2nd annual Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire (New Mexico) and the first-ever Dover Mini Maker Faire (New Hampshire).

From what I’ve seen over the interwebs, Dover welcomed over 1,100 people to the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, and Albuquerque about 4,000 to the Balloon Museum.

Best wishes to everyone who participated! We hope you are enjoying the classic Maker Faire “hangover”: inspiration and optimism! Here’s some evidence that indicates that that may be the case: