[Ansteorra] A Farewell

Elizabeth Blackthorne eblackthorne at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 17:29:56 PST 2008

Replied to privately
L. Elizabeth Blackthorne

On Jan 11, 2008 6:58 PM, HLDarcy <HLDarcy at hot.rr.com> wrote:

> I began playing in the SCA and Ansteorra in 1981.  For most of those years
> the SCA provided some of the most enjoyable moments in my life.  As I have
> always believed in pay to play, for the majority of that time I was a paid
> member.  The only time my membership lapsed was during a few times of
> inactivity.  I lived in a shire where I had many good times and knew many
> people who until recently I thought were friends.  Over the course of those
> years I often said I never had any problems with the organization, just an
> occasional person I had a disagreement with and that is to be expected in
> any organization.  However, I can not longer say that.  In the last few
> years I do have a problem with the organization.  Something has gone wrong.
>  And something has gone wrong with the people who are running it.  It seems
> as if the well being of the members is no longer important; only the
> bureaucracy and the people running that bureaucracy.
> My membership is due for renewal soon.  I will not be renewing it.  On the
> very rare occasion that I might now attend an SCA event I will pay the extra
> as a non-member.
> The SCA is no longer fun.  And at my age (today is the 14 anniversary of
> my 39 birthday) I refuse to do anything that isn't fun.
> And so I bid you all farewell.
> HL Darcy Evaline o Lasgwm
> AoA, Comet, Crane, Thistle (Needlework), Thistle (Weaving), Star of Merit
> No longer proud to say that she was from the Shire of Middleford in the
> Kingdom of Ansteorra
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