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Re: [mythsoc] Mythcon 44

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  • 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]
    Message 1 of 11 , Jul 17, 2013
      More fun than a barrel of bunnies.
      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.


      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!


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      Andrew Higgins Head of Development and Membership

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      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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