[Elfsea] not period, newcomer intro

Miss I Brow starstruck503 at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 18 21:53:22 PDT 2006


Due to the late hour, I will wait until tomorrow to call you, unless you 
call me first, LOL.  My cell phone number is (609)457-7632, no home phone 
yet.  Rua


>From: "Daralynn Brittain" <elspeth013 at hotmail.com>
>Reply-To: Barony of Elfsea <elfsea at lists.ansteorra.org>
>To: elfsea at lists.ansteorra.org
>Subject: Re: [Elfsea] not period, newcomer intro
>Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2006 20:10:58 -0500
>
>Thank you for volunteering.  It is relatively easy, you will do fine, and 
>you will get to meet many people while you are hydrating them.  I have 
>enought plastic jugs, and supplies, I just need energetic people.  My cell 
>is 817-243-8056 my home is 817-579-0817, if you have questions or need 
>anything just call.
>
>Thanks
>Elspeth
>
>
>>From: "Miss I Brow" <starstruck503 at hotmail.com>
>>Reply-To: Barony of Elfsea <elfsea at lists.ansteorra.org>
>>To: elfsea at lists.ansteorra.org
>>Subject: Re: [Elfsea] not period, newcomer intro
>>Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 15:27:07 -0400
>>
>>I need some help finding my way around... if you can get me there, I'd be
>>delighted to help withthe waterbearing.  Do  you have enough plastic jugs?
>>
>>
>> >From: "Daralynn Brittain" <elspeth013 at hotmail.com>
>> >Reply-To: Barony of Elfsea <elfsea at lists.ansteorra.org>
>> >To: elfsea at lists.ansteorra.org
>> >Subject: Re: [Elfsea] not period, newcomer intro
>> >Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 07:21:20 -0500
>> >
>> >Greetjings also from Elspeth de Stervlen,
>> >
>> >I sure could use some help waterbearing next weekend at Elfsea Defender.
>> >Let me know, email me privately if you can volunteer there, also.
>> >
>> >Thanks,
>> >
>> >Lady Elspeth
>> >
>> >
>> > >From: "Virginia Gatling" <ginlee at cnbcom.net>
>> > >Reply-To: Barony of Elfsea <elfsea at lists.ansteorra.org>
>> > >To: "Barony of Elfsea" <elfsea at lists.ansteorra.org>
>> > >Subject: Re: [Elfsea] not period, newcomer intro
>> > >Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 16:23:27 -0500
>> > >
>> > >Greetings and Welcome to Ansteorra Rua,
>> > >
>> > >Volunteerism...are you going to the Rose Tourney in November? I need 
>>help
>> >-
>> > >all sort of help..set-up, feast stuff and many other items that need 
>>to
>> >be
>> > >done. I pay well, provide sustenance and support. If you are able 
>>please
>> > >volunteer to be part of my work crew! Please, pretty please!
>> > >
>> > >Anyone else interested in volunteering for my work crews? I will see 
>>that
>> > >you get word fame, you will be fed well and I may have largess 
>>available
>> >as
>> > >well. I need people for set-up and for help with all aspects of 
>>kitchen
>> > >help
>> > >and servers in addition to those the feast-o-crat has already 
>>retained.
>> > >
>> > >All interested e-mail me and sign up to VOLUNTEER.
>> > >
>> > >In need of more help,
>> > >Countess Regina
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >----- Original Message -----
>> > >From: "Miss I Brow" <starstruck503 at hotmail.com>
>> > >To: <elfsea at lists.ansteorra.org>
>> > >Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2006 3:37 PM
>> > >Subject: Re: [Elfsea] not period, newcomer intro
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > > Greetings, all!  I am new to your fair Barony and wish to introduce
>> > > > myself,
>> > > > as well as address the question posed by the Duchess Willow de 
>>Wisp:
>> > > >
>> > > > Mundanely I go by the name Mary Ann Brower.  In the society, I am
>> >called
>> > > > rua, which is Gaelic for red.  My society name, known to very few, 
>>is
>> > >Lady
>> > > > Mairi Besswicke.  I am suffer (gladly) from chronic volunteerism 
>>and
>> > >want
>> > > > to
>> > > > be able to do *everything* passably well.  At present my interests
>> > > > include,
>> > > > calligraphy and illumination, working with glass (lampwork and 
>>stained
>> > > > glass), bobbin lace, cooking, astrology, hammered dulcimer, 
>>apprentice
>> > > > chirurgeon and the late Tudor/early Elizabethan era.  Past 
>>interests,
>> > > > which
>> > > > may or may not be revived sponaneously, include rapier, spinning,
>> > >weaving,
>> > > > natural dyes, smithing, embroidery/teneriffe lace, jewelry making,
>> > > > solelties, heavy weapons, herbals/oils, soapmaking, runes/tarot, 
>>and
>> > > > Middle
>> > > > Eastern and European dance.  Actually, there is little I am not
>> > >interested
>> > > > in, only things I haven't had time or opportunity to try yet.
>> > > >   I am not generally one to be in charge of projects/groups, but 
>>shine
>> > >as
>> > > > support, so please invite me to join your workforce!
>> > > >
>> > > > Now to answer the posed question:
>> > > > I personally find myself responding to the person who shows a real
>> > > > interest
>> > > > in what I am doing, and somewhere in the conversation, after
>> >determining
>> > > > that I *am* interested in "being period" makes a few casual
>> >suggestions.
>> > > > I
>> > > > hold the the adage that it is easier to do it right than not, as 
>>the
>> > > > medieval indset was usually into getting it done and not into
>> > >complicating
>> > > > things.  Perhaps a good way of doing it would be to invite the 
>>people
>> >to
>> > > > do
>> > > > some research with a group, so everyone can benefit and learn 
>>without
>> > > > being
>> > > > singled out?  It's hard to tell as a newcomer whether you will want 
>>to
>> > >be
>> > > > competitive with your workor not, and there is enough game for 
>>people
>> >of
>> > > > both schools of thought, but it is helpful to know the rules so you
>> >can
>> > > > decide whether you want to break/ignore them.  Sometimes seeing the
>> >work
>> > > > of
>> > > > others and seeing the accolades being given out might spark an
>> >interest
>> > >in
>> > > > being PC (period correct).  Just random thoughts...
>> > > >
>> > > >>We need to tell people the rules of the game, but we need to do it 
>>in
>> > > >>a nice way. Does anyone remember a time when someone set you on the
>> > > >>right path and did in a way that made you feel good? I would like 
>>to
>> > > >>hear about their techniques. Courtesy is one of the pillars of the
>> > > >>magic that is Ansteorra. We are smart people. We need to figure out
>> > > >>how to tell people things without hurting their feelings.
>> > > >>Duchess Willow de Wisp
>> > > >>
>> > > >>
>> > > >>
>> > >
>> > 
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