[Ansteorra] Feast Reservation Manners

Tausha Walker celeste_namron at post.com
Mon May 5 19:21:30 PDT 2003


I know I for one would have loved to be there to eat feast. Yes I did make reservations. A lot of them. I know some of them were there. I didn't make it, my lord didn't make it, at least three other people I made reservations for didn't make it. It's not because we didn't want to. My lord got a job out of town and started at the last minute. That was totally unexpected. I and one other person were planning on riding with him ... hence, no ride. That was very last minute and I tried to find a ride even into Saturday morning. Everyone had already left. One other had his lady come into town from out of kingdom and needed to spend time with her. The other needed something mundanely important to go and could not find it. Last minute circumstances. By the time we knew we weren't coming, it was too late to cancel our reservations. If it was just a "Hmmmm ... *sigh* I don't feel like going." thing, then I should be obligated to pay for those reservations. However, mundanity has a way of happening and it hit us pretty hard for this event. That's one event I've been looking forward to going to. I've never made a Crown Tournament and this one was actually in my region *Sigh*. Like I said ... mundanity happens. Today is my birthday and also my friend's birthday. We were planning on celebrating at Crown Tournament. Instead ... we got stuck at home. We still had a good time, but we would much rather have been at Crown Tourney.

                Lady Celeste de Montmorency
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Dewart" <gilli at hot.rr.com>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2003 19:21:32 -0500
To: <ansteorra at ansteorra.org>
Subject: [Ansteorra] Feast Reservation Manners

> Greetings and Hi There,
> The recent Crown feast brought to my mind a sad state that is far to common
> within this GREAT Kingdom of Heroes of ours.
> OK Gilli, what are you going to upset us about now? you say?  Feast
> reservations is my answer.  Now I do fully understand that last minuet stuff
> can happen that makes one change their event feasting plans.   While
> carrying  a good chunk of the kitchen equipment for this Crown kitchen, I
> was fully expecting to break down somewhere along the way.  Luckily, my Lady
> and I made it.  This has not always been our good fortune.
> However, barring some sort of catastorphe, if one, prior to the event
> decides not to feast, they should let the feast folks know about it.
> Folks are costing this Kingdom and it's various groups THOUSANDS of dollars
> a year because they don't cancell their reservation.
> Food that is bought because of reservations cost, that mondane thing called
> MONEY.  At a large event, that can be a significant amount.
> When an event is sold out, most other folks will make alternate eating
> plans.  Then, when those reversations don't show up, lost of money is lost.
> All I'm saying is that, if, possible inform the feastocrat.  If not, pay
> your contractual agreement for the feast.
> OK, yell back all you want.
> Gilli
> Shoot more arrows.  You're bound to hit something.
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As the bird, we must all learn to fly free. Like the fleur-de-lys, we are all of us three parts of one ... mind, body, and most of all ... spirit.

Live the Dream!

Lady Celeste Courtenay de Montmorency
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