... into ... Oh, yeah, Allison! It isn t easy. ESPECIALLY when someone steps on your trains and rips something! (it s happened) You kind of have to trainMessage 1 of 118 , Dec 1 7:53 AMView Source
> Just read Kass's post about using costume as a "trigger" to getinto
> their persona. Is it hard to stay in persona, for an entire eventOh, yeah, Allison! It isn't easy. ESPECIALLY when someone steps on
> (which, I understand, can last an entire weekend)? I know that if I
> tripped up on my skirts I might be tempted to utter some very un-
> period expletives.
your trains and rips something! (it's happened) You kind of have to
train yourself to do what your persona would have done. There is an
interesting book from Heian Japan called "The Pillow Book of Sei
Shonagon" in which a noblewoman lists lots of things that annoy her
or please her. I take a lot of my persona's opinions and reactions
from this book.
My fiance and I have a rule -- inside the tent is the modern world.
So if I need to speak to him about anything modern (or if we are
having an argument), I drag him into the tent. This gives us a place
to say, "Sweetie, I didn't mean to be insulting to you. That's just
what my persona would think regarding your persona!" This helps
alot. It also gives us a place to rest and not be "on" during a
I'm not saying we always succeed in staying in persona all weekend.
Friday night we're pitching a tent and Sunday morning we're tearing
down and Lady Fujiwara ain't having none of that! But we try to do
it Saturday from sun-up until we go to bed... or at least until after
the feast when the parties start. I usually "become" Caisin for the
parties (unless they're sake tastings or poetry writing contests...).
In a message dated 12/6/00 6:10:41 PM Pacific Standard Time, ... I m 43 and I have four grandchildren aged 4 1/2, 2 1/2, 1 1/2 and 6 months. Although, I reallyMessage 118 of 118 , Dec 7 8:47 AMView SourceIn a message dated 12/6/00 6:10:41 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> In my book you have to have at least three grandkidsI'm 43 and I have four grandchildren aged 4 1/2, 2 1/2, 1 1/2 and 6 months.
> who are older than twelve before you can lump yourself
> in the Crone basket! At least that's the rules I'm
> setting for myself!! <smile>
> Bella Lucia
Although, I really don't have a problem with being a Crone. Rather I tend to
revel in it. <g>
> --- Frank Thallas <hardcorps@...> wrote: > I amAs for being as old as you fell . . . I have fibromyalgia and I have actually
> almost officially of Crone status now - been
> > Maiden, been Mother, now
> > have grandbaby, so have nearly achieved Crone.
> > <GGGGGGGGG>
> > Liadain
> > > Hmmm.....I guess it's all in the translation....
> > >
> > > Oh, and why do you keep referring to yourself as
> > old?
> > > You don't come across as very old! Don't you know
> > > you're only as old as you feel? <smile>
> > >
> > > Bella Lucia
had days where little shriveled up old men toddling along with quad canes
have passed me up . . . going downhill! LOL On those days I must be about
Most of the time I only feel about 60 physically. Mentally though I still
feel like I did when I was 16.
Venera di Nardiello
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