Re: Frustrations of the public hobbyist...
- Yes Kevin his green faced uniform you made him is small. He now dons
a pair of 41st pants weekly during the summer at Fort George (I know
pants is not the proper word but you all know the white things that
cover your waist to your feet and botton instead of zip):)So the 41st
may have a new recruit in about 5 or 6 years.
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, Kevin Windsor <kevin.windsor@s...>
> Well spoken Sara, Ray, Tracy and Jake!repeat visitors as well. This forces me to learn more because Jake
> I am truly glad that I have a part in the lives of spectators, and
always asks me such tough
> questions! Also this keeps many re-enactors on their toes becauseI am not sure if you all know this or not, but some re-enactors tend
to make things up if they don't
> know the answer!! I too have been a spectator before a re-enactorand I find that you get a few who will talk (one private in the 89th
will talk for days and days and
> then remember he hasn't eaten, but still find someone else to talkto) and many who don't. You can usually tell hem because they are
the ones who don't look a tourist in
> the eye or walk really quickly with their head down etc etc.enactor who goes on the field and off into the tent, but to be an
> So this year please make an honest effort to stop being the re-
educator as well.
>stupid. If you look stupid once it is amazing how quickly you will
> Just a thought for 2003.
> If you speak to the public it will either make you look smart or
try to make yourself smarter.
>last time I marched him around a field it was getting quite small!!
> p.s. the last uniform I made for Jake was faced green! Although