[Sca-cooks] Purpose of the List

Anne Murphy afmmurphy at gmail.com
Sun Sep 23 08:08:14 PDT 2007

I see both sides of this.

On the one hand, the last couple of years  I haven't really had time
for this list. My online time was concentrated on a few other things,
and I could barely follow my quiet lists, let alone this one! I've had
it going into a gmail folder, so if I ever need the info I can still
get it, but I have rarely read and almost never posted.

On the other hand, it's nice to come back and feel I'm just rejoining
a group I already know.

When I started, 6 years ago, I was new to the SCA, and I found this
list tremendously helpful.I learned a lot about the Society as a
whole, I had a place where I could ask questions, and I met people
here whom I have since met in person and become friendly with.

Several aspects of my life are becoming a bit more regular and
predictable. I've been cooking a bit more than I had been, I'm doing
more interesting cooking, and, for several reasons, I'm at a point
where I want to learn more and do more. I'll still be a pretty erratic
poster, but I should turn up at least sometimes! And I will certainly
be just skimming some of the discussions... but that's OK.


On 9/19/07, Lilinah <lilinah at earthlink.net> wrote:
> >
> But we are also a group of on-line friends (and sometimes off-line
> friends, too), so topics do veer off:
> -- into food that is not from the period covered by the SCA - we are
> cooks, so we are interested in all sorts of food from all sorts of
> times and cultures;
> -- occasionally (and usually briefly) into (potentially) SCA topics
> not related to food - like pirates or pregnancy;
> -- sometimes into things not related to food or the SCA, like Harry
> Potter, Talk Like a Pirate Day, and other topics generally of
> interest to a fairly large number of the members who post (it's hard
> to know what lurkers are interested in, although you lurkers out
> there are free to speak up :-)

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