[Ansteorra] The evolution of meetings

SoldierGrrrl soldier.grrrl at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 20:39:03 PST 2008

On Jan 14, 2008 10:34 PM, Diane Rudin <serena1570 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> "Okay, I'll schedule a closed meeting in the morning just so we can
> get the agenda for the afternoon GOofS meeting set up, and get
> warrants signed.  And the financial committee can do its paperwork
> then, too.  Since email can be unreliable, I'll put it on the
> schedule on the website.  I'm sure the Heirs, when we have them, will
> agree to this sensible idea."
> <<five and a half months later, on the Ansteorra list>>
> "They're having a closed meeting!  What are they hiding?!  They
> should publish an agenda for the meeting about setting an agenda!"
> I've watched the evolution of Red Tape as I've attended most of them
> over the last five years.  While I've only been in one of the
> early-morning meetings (as the then-King's secretary), I think the
> above description is pretty accurate, based on my not-quite-inside,
> not-quite-outside observations.
> Nothing -- not phone calls, not email, not anything -- can replace
> the communication value of a face-to-face conference.  Getting
> together in the morning to coordinate information so that the
> afternoon meeting will be orderly seems like an eminently sensible
> thing to me.
> --Serena Lascelles

I'm sorry,.but you're making sense.  That is unacceptable and must
stop immediately as the conspiracies are so much more entertaining.

Thank you.

Helena Dalassene
Blonde.  It's not just a hair color; it's a way of life.


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