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RE: [mythsoc] Mythcon 44

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  • Croft, Janet B.
    I’m so glad you enjoyed it! It was a particularly good one this year. Janet From: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com [mailto:mythsoc@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
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      I’m so glad you enjoyed it! It was a particularly good one this year.

       

      Janet

       

      From: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com [mailto:mythsoc@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Higgins
      Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 4:49 AM
      To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
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      Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Mythcon 44

       

       

      Just to add to the comments here. This was my first Mythcon and I had an amazing time.  The papers and participants were brilliant and gave me much to think (and in the case of Doug Anderson) read about.  The events like the Not Ready for Mythcon Players and fun music numbers were excellent. 

       

      Well done to all for arranging and next year I must try my hand at Golfimbul! 

       

      I look forward to coming over the pond for many more Mythcon conferences!  Le Hannon to all! 

       

      Andyx 

      From the IPAD of: 

      Andrew Higgins Head of Development and Membership 

      Glyndebourne (andrew.higgins@...)

       

      IPhone 07447644884 

       

      Lif is læne: eal scæceð leoht and lif somod [life is fleeting: everything hastens away, light and life together]” (Beowulf trans by J.R.R. Tolkien, 1936). 


      On 17 Jul 2013, at 03:42, Mike Foster <mafoster@...> wrote:

       

      The Saline Fiddlers boggled indeed.  Jo and I and Eric Rauscher were in the front row under the theory that someone has to be there and it might as well be us. 

       

      The Mark O’Connor tunes were wonderful; the old war locomotive “Orange Blossom Special” fresh as a morning rose, and the taller Fender bassist’s interjection of Paul McCartney’s “Blackbird” curled beards and assorted toes.

       

      Again, all praise to the organizers of this fine Michigan Mythcon.

       

      Mike Foster

       

      Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 9:27 PM

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      The most astonishing thing for some of us was the quality of the Saline Fiddlers, who were the musical entertainment on Saturday evening:

       

       

      Some of us went to see it expecting nothing of interest, since it was just a high school group.  They were excellent.

       

      Wendell Wagner

       

      In a message dated 7/16/2013 9:17:32 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, emerdavid@... writes:

       

      That was a SWELL Mythcon! My thanks and congratulations to all who helped make it what it was -- organizers, guests, presenters, audiences, conversationers, Golfimbowlers, cinnamon-bread bakers, chocolate procurers, ice cream servers, etc. etc. etc.

      David Emerson

    • Mike Foster
      More fun than a barrel of bunnies. Mike From: Croft, Janet B. Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 10:30 AM To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com Subject: RE: [mythsoc]
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        More fun than a barrel of bunnies.
         
        Mike
         
        Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 10:30 AM
        Subject: RE: [mythsoc] Mythcon 44
         
         

        I’m so glad you enjoyed it! It was a particularly good one this year.

        Janet

        From: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com [mailto:mythsoc@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Higgins
        Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 4:49 AM
        To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
        Cc: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Mythcon 44

         

        Just to add to the comments here. This was my first Mythcon and I had an amazing time.  The papers and participants were brilliant and gave me much to think (and in the case of Doug Anderson) read about.  The events like the Not Ready for Mythcon Players and fun music numbers were excellent.

        Well done to all for arranging and next year I must try my hand at Golfimbul!

        I look forward to coming over the pond for many more Mythcon conferences!  Le Hannon to all!

        Andyx

        From the IPAD of:

        Andrew Higgins Head of Development and Membership

        Glyndebourne (andrew.higgins@...)

        IPhone 07447644884

        Lif is læne: eal scæceð leoht and lif somod [life is fleeting: everything hastens away, light and life together]” (Beowulf trans by J.R.R. Tolkien, 1936).


        On 17 Jul 2013, at 03:42, Mike Foster <mafoster@...> wrote:

         

        The Saline Fiddlers boggled indeed.  Jo and I and Eric Rauscher were in the front row under the theory that someone has to be there and it might as well be us. 

        The Mark O’Connor tunes were wonderful; the old war locomotive “Orange Blossom Special” fresh as a morning rose, and the taller Fender bassist’s interjection of Paul McCartney’s “Blackbird” curled beards and assorted toes.

        Again, all praise to the organizers of this fine Michigan Mythcon.

        Mike Foster

        Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 9:27 PM

        Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Mythcon 44

         

        The most astonishing thing for some of us was the quality of the Saline Fiddlers, who were the musical entertainment on Saturday evening:

        Some of us went to see it expecting nothing of interest, since it was just a high school group.  They were excellent.

        Wendell Wagner

        In a message dated 7/16/2013 9:17:32 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, emerdavid@... writes:

         

        That was a SWELL Mythcon! My thanks and congratulations to all who helped make it what it was -- organizers, guests, presenters, audiences, conversationers, Golfimbowlers, cinnamon-bread bakers, chocolate procurers, ice cream servers, etc. etc. etc.

        David Emerson

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