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Re: Crying in your beer/mead/drink....

Poster: Mike Dullaghan <michael.f.dullaghan@adn.alcatel.com>

On 11-Aug-98 Terry L. Neill wrote:
>Poster: "Terry L. Neill" <longshipco@hotmail.com>
>Eldred AElfwald wrote:
>>Why is it that the rest of the world must grind to a halt for the >sake 
>of Pennsic?  I know about 10 people from my entire Barony (and >this is 
>a huge...tract of land) who are going to Pennsic.  Must we >who stay 
>behind simply do *nothing* but weep at our 'misfortune' at >being 'left 
>You know, I've always wondered this, too.  Over half the kingdom does 
>*not* go to Pennsic.  Why not have some events in August while our 
>friends are enjoying themselves at Coopers?  Real, regular events 
>instead of pity party potlucks.  Maybe a collegium or something.
>Interkingdom Anthropologists want to know....

Well, you've got to figure that many (most?) of those not going are
not going due to:
   a) Mundane conflicts
   b) Budgetary constraints
   c) All of the above.

This would cause one to suspect that the majority of the non-attendees
won't have the time/resources for much more than a pity party potluck.

Michael the Eclectic, House Falconguard, Barony of Ponte Alto, Atlantia.
Vert, on an inverted chevron or, a reremouse(bat) displayed sable.

Armed man = citizen.  Unarmed man = subject.

Of course these are MY opinions! Whattya think, my EMPLOYER
could've thought this stuff up?
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