[Ansteorra] The long drive home

Kristi Johnson kristi_johnson1972 at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 15 13:51:23 PST 2008

That sounds like fun!  I sure hope I can get back to
playing again soon!
--- Cat Clark <cat at rocks4brains.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 06:24 -0800,
> ansteorra-request at lists.ansteorra.org
> wrote:
> > Do you older crowd remember caravan-ing?  How is
> it that we all have
> > to
> > work so late now? *grin*
> When I first joined the SCA, I remember the road
> trips - 6 of us (plus
> armour) stuffed into Yaroslav's old AMC Pacer (how's
> that for dating
> myself?), leaving Chicago by the backroads to avoid
> the traffic jam
> around O'Hare airport, driving through the night to
> Lonely Tower in
> Nebraska, 500+ miles away; catching some sleep on
> the grass at the
> tourney site before the locals showed up for set-up,
> helping to set up,
> doing the tourney, going to the feast, going to the
> revel, going to the
> post-revel; sleeping on someone's floor, driving
> home Sunday, doing my
> homework in the cramped backseat of the car, getting
> home after dark,
> staying up all Sunday night to finish my homework...
> how'd that old 60's song go?
> "Those were the days my friend
> We thought they'd never end
> We'd sing and dance forever and a day
> We'd live the life we choose
> We'd fight and never lose
> For we were young and sure to have our way"
> How strange it was to move to Caid where every event
> was a quick daytrip
> and Westies made jokes about the latest endangered
> species: Caidans who
> camped...
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