[Sca-cooks] classes, was Water at Pennsic
kirsten at fabricdragon.com
Sun Aug 6 08:40:01 PDT 2006
only a few people who take back to back classes?
<cough, choke, whheze>
I would if i didnt have a booth to run
by the by, i am teaching two classes this year:
Fiber Arts: Embroidery
Fri 8/11 12 noon AS07 Fri8/18 11am AS08
Thread and Fabric Materials
($5 materiel fee, free otherwise)
Fri 8/11 11 am AS07 Fri 8/18 10am AS08
so those two classes are EACH back to back......
kirsten at fabricdragon.com
Philadelphia, PA USA
Trims, Amber, Jet, Jewelry, and more...
Before you leave the house: hat, water, medication if needed
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan li Rous" <StefanliRous at austin.rr.com>
To: "SCA-Cooks maillist SCA-Cooks" <SCA-Cooks at Ansteorra.org>
Sent: Friday, August 04, 2006 2:28 AM
Subject: [Sca-cooks] Water at Pennsic
> Jadwiga Zajaczkowa replied to me with:
> > It usually isn't needed. I didn't make Pennsic 24, but I was at a
> > later one that was hot and that was the one where the waterbearers
> > were occasionally making the rounds of the tents and/or leaving
> > bottles of water. Not allowing them to do so thugh... This really
> > sounds like someone's beauracratic turf building/defending with
> > little thought to the safety of the regular Pennsic participants.
> > The ones on the field are not the only ones in need of replenishing
> > liquids during a very hot Pennsic. And for many people the walk back
> > to their camps is not a quick little jog away.
> Drinking water is still available at Chirugeon's point, which is
> (thankfully) reasonably close. The availability of water at Chirugeon's
> point is the justification.>>>
> I remember seeing the misting area there and sometimes taken
> advantage of that. I may have missed the drinking water being
> available there.
> Are there any paper cups or such to bring the water back to a class
> tent? I try to remember to bring a mug, but sometimes don't remember.
> Now to get the teachers to end classes on time, instead of trying to
> run from one class tent, to the chirugeon's point, get water and get
> back to my next class, and hopefully get a chair in the shade (or at
> all) in the two minutes between the classes. Oh well, there are
> probably only a few of us that schedule two or three classes back to
> back to back.
> Thanks for someone mentioning the jugs and where they might be
> filled. Without that info I might have hesitated to try to fill them,
> not knowing whether they needed to be sanitized or whatever before
> filling, even if I knew about the water. If it is a hot Pennsic, I
> will especially keep this in mind and see if they need filling.
> IMHO, the solution to problems like not having enough water jugs to
> provide water is not to state that you don't have the supplies and
> manpower to do it, but to solve the original problem. For instance,
> quite a lot of camps buy pallets of drinking water for their camps.
> I'm sure some of them could be convinced to drop off their used
> bottles for use in the class tents or where ever. Sometimes it is a
> matter of simply getting the word out.
> And a big thank you to those of you who might have been helping with
> this unofficial effort in the past.
> THLord Stefan li Rous Barony of Bryn Gwlad Kingdom of Ansteorra
> Mark S. Harris Austin, Texas
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