[Sca-cooks] Kneeling

S CLEMENGER sclemenger at msn.com
Mon Jan 7 18:32:40 PST 2008

Maybe the kneepads should just be handed out to all new peers or members of polling orders? I don't recall whether or not I knelt for my laureling, although I know I did for my Pel elevation.  I had enough other things going through my head with the latter that it didn't much matter.
Now, *other* people's ceremonies are a different matter, especially if they're long, and even more especially if the Crown is doing multiple elevations at one court.  It's not the getting down/up that's so bad for me (it's awkward, and un-pretty, but I can do it), as it is the actual kneeling.  The incisions from my surgeries are *right there.*
--Maire, joining you at the Rock because she approves of your quote <g>
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Susan Fox<mailto:selene at earthlink.net> 
  To: Christiane<mailto:christianetrue at earthlink.net> ; Cooks within the SCA<mailto:sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org> 
  Sent: Monday, January 07, 2008 11:15 AM
  Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] Kneeling

  Christiane wrote:
  > Because I have to spend a lot of time on my knees during some dance routines (Berber walking, floorwork, etc.), I've found a pair of good-quality foam sport kneepads are invaluable. 
  > Now that would be pretty funny to drag someone up there for an award and present them with a paid of kneepads. "Here. Put these on, you'll need 'em!" ;-)

  Yup, it's true, Life in the SCA can be hard on the knees.  If you wanna 
  kiss the sky, better learn how to kneel.

  It's so nice here at The Rock this time of year...


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