Re: [SCA Newcomers] Disabilities at Pennsic (was: hiring a bodyguard)
- On Wednesday 26 March 2008 00:30:19 floatinggypsyfairy wrote:
> Also, I would be attending the first week of pennsic only - arrivingAssuming it's an issue of pain rather than of actual danger to your health,
> for land grab and leaving on the middle weekend or whenever the crowds
> seem like they are picking up severely.
> Unfortunately my friend who usually assists me will not be attending
> pennsic... and i don't personally know anyone else who is quite as
> vigilent in protecting me.
perhaps a reasonable approach would be to attend Pennsic but deliberately stay
away from crowded areas. The campsite is large, and the crowds are usually
found in a few selected areas. There's plenty of fun to be had away from the
Again, I do advise you to speak with your doctor to get his or her advice on
how best to manage this, and to contact Disability Services before the event
to get their advice as well. Pennsic is attended every year by a lot of folks
with various medical conditions, and your doctor and the Pennsic staff who work
with those conditions on a professional basis can give you a lot of helpful
information and guidance.
By no means am I saying, "Don't go." Rather, I am saying, "If you go, plan
ahead so you can make it as enjoyable and pain-free as possible."
Maistor Justinos Tekton called Justin (Scott Courtney)
Gules, on a bezant a fleam sable and on a chief dovetailed Or two
keys fesswise reversed sable.
Marche of Alderford (Canton, Ohio) http://4th.com/sca/justin/
justin@... PGP Public Key at http://4th.com/keys/justin.pubkey