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Re: [SCA Newcomers] Re: New to SCA - Southern California

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  • Anita Twitchell
    Thanks for all that. :) I ve worked the Renn Faire out here in SoCal the past 18 years, so I remember the feeling of exhileration back then. I think the SCA is
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 31, 2008
      Thanks for all that. :)

      I've worked the Renn Faire out here in SoCal the past 18 years, so I
      remember the feeling of exhileration back then. I think the SCA is bringing
      all that back out in me. :)

      It's nice that it's something my husband is really into as well. He's burnt
      out from Renn Faire, so this is something that we can both enjoy. (And I got
      him camping....which I love to do...so it's exciting.)

      Should all this continue to grow as I think it will, I hope that we can make
      it out to Pennsic. I've heard so much about that war over the years. Right
      now...we're going to work our way out to Estrella and see how that goes. :)

      Hope to learn much from all of you.


      On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 4:54 PM, svanarose <svanarose@...> wrote:

      > Hi Anita,
      > If this is really something you want to do, once you do the first
      > event...i dont mean a Renn Faire (though they are fun too) it will be
      > intoxicating. You will feel like you have come home. Its now
      > become ....my ....DisneyWorld. Im still a newbie and going to Crown
      > Lyst in two weeks. Im can barely stand myself im so stoked.
      > This past Pennsic Wars was my first SCA event ever. Because of all i
      > did to prep for it and partake, ive got the garb, the supplies, all
      > of what i need for a two week event. So it will be nothing for me to
      > pack for a weekend. Heck im not pulling out what i need until two
      > days prior. Im loving this whole wonderful activity. At the same
      > time that im having a good time, i am camping (mini vacations),
      > meeting people and making friends from all over, and still feeding my
      > brain. I LOVE IT!!!
      > --- In scanewcomers@yahoogroups.com <scanewcomers%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > "Anita Twitchell"
      > <spiderfairy@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Greetings everyone!
      > >
      > > I'm so glad that I found this group. I've been trying to use the
      > main
      > > site, but it's much easier to speak to people. :)
      > >
      > > My name is Anita Twitchell and I live in the Valley, which is part
      > of
      > > the Barony of Altavia, Kingdom of Caid.
      > >
      > > I'm not a member yet, my husband & I are feeling everything out. So
      > > far we LOVE what we've seen. (He wouldn't camp before going to
      > these
      > > events...and now he's buying the sleeping bags, tents & gear.
      > ~smile~)
      > >
      > > We went to Highland War and Great Western War this year. We're
      > > planning on attending Estrella in February. :)
      > >
      > > I'm hoping to start attending the Altavia practices/meetings in our
      > > area next month.
      > >
      > > I just wanted to do a little introduction and hope to post and
      > learn
      > > more in the future.
      > >
      > > Cheers!
      > >
      > > Anita
      > >

      Being happy doesn't mean everything is perfect. It means you've decided to
      see beyond the imperfections.

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