[Elfsea] [Steppes] practice tonight-

glen wilkerson gdwilkerson at earthlink.net
Wed Feb 4 11:49:45 PST 2009

I wish I could have been there, but I was sitting out beside a runway at Hicks Arport thinking my own thoughts - and rest assured, they were with you all.


-----Original Message-----
>From: Crandall <crandalltwo-scalists at yahoo.com>
>Sent: Feb 3, 2009 11:59 PM
>To: steppes at lists.ansteorra.org, Barony of Elfsea <elfsea at lists.ansteorra.org>, central at lists.ansteorra.org
>Subject: Re: [Steppes] practice tonight-
>It was a great gathering of those who were touched by him, and those who had not had the pleasure. The words spoken were strong and heart felt. 
>I once asked a friend, after a long night of reflecting, drumming and story telling, "When did we grow old?". 
>His answer stayed with me over these many years. 
>"We grow old when our friends start dying." 
>Crandall, Olde Phart 
>"In all life one should comfort the afflicted, but verily, also, one should afflict the comfortable, and especially when they are comfortably, contentedly, even happily wrong." -John Kenneth Galbraith
>--- On Tue, 2/3/09, Vyolante de Oporto <jasiwolf at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From: Vyolante de Oporto <jasiwolf at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Steppes] practice tonight-
>> To: "Steppes at lists.ansteorra.org" <Steppes at lists.ansteorra.org>, central at lists.ansteorra.org, "Barony of Elfsea" <elfsea at lists.ansteorra.org>, "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org>
>> Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2009, 1:11 PM
>> Everyone and Anyone who wants to come out and be with
>> friends and family
>> please come out.
>> We would all love to see you.
>> There are no words for the loss that we are suffering, but
>> there can be and
>> are the friends dealing with the same loss together, and
>> coming together to
>> celebrate a life that was cut too short.
>> As always we will be at Tietze Park starting at 7. Shoot me
>> an email for
>> directions or point your favorite maps thing to - 2700
>> Skillman, Dallas,
>> Texas
>> Yours in service,
>> Lady Vyolante de Oporto
>> Barony of the Steppes Hospitaler
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: McMahan, Brett
>> <Brett.McMahan at decatur.esc11.net>
>> Date: Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 12:26 PM
>> Subject: [Steppes] practice tonight-
>> To: "Steppes at lists.ansteorra.org"
>> <Steppes at lists.ansteorra.org>
>> With the loss of a dear member of our community, folks will
>> need to find
>> consolation in different ways-
>> It has been suggested that we forgo field practice and just
>> meet,
>> It is understandable that some will find it difficult to
>> fence, but still
>> need our support and we should definitely meet for that...
>> Just the same some of us will find consolation in the act
>> of fencing itself-
>> our dear friend shared with us an avid love for what we
>> do...
>> I think that it would be respectful to his memory to do
>> either, although I
>> feel he would have us do both...
>> Vy has suggested both... a shortened practice followed with
>> get together...
>> this sounds right to me-- However I am open to our views
>> and would like to
>> hear from our fencers.
>> I'm posting from work and won't be able to read the
>> list, 'til I get home.
>> I don't take calls at work except for emergencies, but
>> my phone is now on
>> silent and I can take voicemails if you need to leave one. 
>> Otherwise post
>> and I'll read @ 6:00-6:30
>> In Service
>> uillecc
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