[Sca-cooks] How do you answer such a question
sclemenger at msn.com
Sun Feb 8 21:44:44 PST 2009
What Bear said....I am of much greater value to my kingdom, as a servant,
than I am as a visitor to anyone's court, however wise the king and gracious
Congrats to your lady wife, Stefan....I remember getting called into court
under similar circumstances, and it's an odd experience!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Terry Decker" <t.d.decker at att.net>
To: "Cooks within the SCA" <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 08, 2009 10:31 PM
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] How do you answer such a question
> As King Canute could not order the tide back, dishes are a tyrant that
> not obey the word of the Crown and clean themselves. The obligations of
> duty to the Barony and thus to the Crown directs me to the scullery.
> the Crown require my presence, then I am obligated to present myself and I
> will return to my previous duties when my presence is no longer required.
> To keep dishwater from dripping on everything and everyone is just
> > Gunthar tells her to please kneel on the cushion, since that is what it
> > is there for. Gunthar then asks her "Whether it is more important to
> > wash
> > dishes or be in his court".
> > Of course I know Gunthar from this list, and realize he might have been
> > in that kitchen if he hadn't been Crown. I doubt she was.
> > Kinda a Catch-22 question. So how would *you* answer such a question?
> > Stefan
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