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FSGW Getaway 2012

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kendall 08 Oct 12 - 02:36 PM
ranger1 08 Oct 12 - 02:13 PM
Tinker 08 Oct 12 - 01:58 PM
kendall 08 Oct 12 - 01:46 PM
SINSULL 08 Oct 12 - 01:38 PM
Dan Schatz 08 Oct 12 - 11:39 AM
jacqui.c 08 Oct 12 - 10:37 AM
Amos 08 Oct 12 - 10:30 AM
Rapparee 08 Oct 12 - 09:57 AM
Gene-Adelphi 08 Oct 12 - 03:07 AM
GUEST,Sandrolin Koppel 07 Oct 12 - 11:49 PM
GUEST,the FSGWgetaway yahoo group. 07 Oct 12 - 11:39 PM
Janie 07 Oct 12 - 11:09 PM
CET 07 Oct 12 - 10:48 PM
GUEST,Sandrolin Koppel 07 Oct 12 - 09:42 PM
Dan Schatz 07 Oct 12 - 05:22 PM
kendall 07 Oct 12 - 03:39 PM
jacqui.c 07 Oct 12 - 02:30 PM
Charley Noble 06 Oct 12 - 05:02 PM
Jeri 06 Oct 12 - 04:33 PM
kendall 06 Oct 12 - 04:30 PM
Tinker 06 Oct 12 - 04:19 PM
jacqui.c 06 Oct 12 - 03:48 PM
Rapparee 06 Oct 12 - 03:35 PM
kendall 06 Oct 12 - 01:13 PM
Charley Noble 06 Oct 12 - 09:33 AM
KT 06 Oct 12 - 02:55 AM
Rapparee 05 Oct 12 - 10:17 PM
Tinker 05 Oct 12 - 09:35 PM
Tinker 05 Oct 12 - 09:20 PM
kendall 05 Oct 12 - 08:47 PM
Janie 05 Oct 12 - 08:23 PM
Janie 05 Oct 12 - 08:06 PM
Charley Noble 05 Oct 12 - 07:36 PM
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gnu 05 Oct 12 - 07:07 PM
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jacqui.c 05 Oct 12 - 11:22 AM
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Charlie Baum 05 Oct 12 - 09:34 AM
skarpi 05 Oct 12 - 05:54 AM
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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: kendall
Date: 08 Oct 12 - 02:36 PM

Ladies don't tell!


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: ranger1
Date: 08 Oct 12 - 02:13 PM

300!


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Tinker
Date: 08 Oct 12 - 01:58 PM

Kendall,

Never contradict a lady in the telling of the truth....


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: kendall
Date: 08 Oct 12 - 01:46 PM

Well, I never!


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: SINSULL
Date: 08 Oct 12 - 01:38 PM

Couldn't attend this year - no PTO time left at work. Maybe next year.
But thank you to Rap for the bourbon. I haven't tried it. But if it gets any colder around here, I will sip some tonight and think of you.
Kendall's leather is hardly a new wardrobe accessory. He has been tempting the ladies for many years with his soft, warm self. I for one have been groped back - he lies when he says he doesn't. LOL
Like Tink, I don't need the leather to give the hug. We are all very lucky that Jacqui indulges us.
Did anyone record Kiran's Freight Train? I would dearly love to see and hear that.
Auntie SINS


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Dan Schatz
Date: 08 Oct 12 - 11:39 AM

I guess I'll confess to a certain amount of hesitation about the Yahoo Group. The last time I joined such a group, I had to end up leaving - I couldn't handle the tone of some of the conversations relating to FSGW politics, and at a certain point, posts of that nature were becoming a daily event. I understand that these posts were written with the best of intentions, but would submit that perhaps it wasn't quite the right medium.

In my work I deal with the advantages and disadvantages of e-mail as a method for communication a great deal. I have found that it is an excellent medium for sharing information, a pretty good medium for coordinating simple things, and a truly lousy medium for dealing with conflict. We miss so much when we have only the written word to go by, it's so hard to catch nuance, and it's so easy to just press "reply" and vent our feelings, that sometimes e-mail lists can end up looking more like the "letters to the editor" page in a deeply divided town than a conversation among friends with common interests.

I don't blame anyone for what happened last year; I often find that people don't intend their list posts in quite the way they end up getting heard. And it's true I didn't speak up at the time - largely because I didn't want to get caught up in the conflict. Instead, I quietly left the group.

I'm hoping that any Yahoo Group this year can be limited to talking about the Getaway, sharing memories and experiences, and I guess I'll wait for such assurances before joining.

I apologize for dealing with this on the Mudcat, but I'd like to be part of the photo sharing, and I just didn't feel I could join the group without raising that issue.

Respectfully,
Dan


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: jacqui.c
Date: 08 Oct 12 - 10:37 AM

Leather has been an integral part of Getaway discussion, for the initiated, since Kendall first wore that jacket quite a few years ago now.:0)


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Amos
Date: 08 Oct 12 - 10:30 AM

The photo album at yahogroups is at:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FSGWgetaway/photos/album/0/list. If you're a subscriber, you can access it by clicking on "My Groups" on the front page of groups.yahoo.com.

A


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Rapparee
Date: 08 Oct 12 - 09:57 AM

And have Patience (she was in the...never mind). There were a LOT of photos and videos made and they need editing and stuff and the people that took them actually have lives outside of Getaway!

Yes! It's difficult to believe that, but they do!

Sure, I want to see my award-winning performance as The Music Stand, to bask in my method of acting. But I also want it edited correctly (what do you need all them other people for?).

It will happen.

Just have Patience...and Prudence...and....


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Gene-Adelphi
Date: 08 Oct 12 - 03:07 AM

To all:

My much, much better half Sandra (Sandrolin) now sleeps beautifully in the arms of Morpheus across the bed from me....she laboured mightilly, alone, to download & then upload quickly just a very few of her photos from the pre-getaway party & from the getaway...we're both still totally exhausted from the incredible music event that this year's Getaway was and even still is for us.
I take full responsibility for falling down on the job this week-end, MEA CULPA.... so let me now try to (help) straighten things out!

First, the correct subscribe-in address for the getaway site is:
FSGWgetaway-subscribe@yahoogroups.com (I hope)
Sandra accidentallly added a dash after the word "subscribe" in her earlier post here.

Further clarification:

The FSGWgetaway yahoogroups site was established a little more then a year ago beginning it's getaway coverage with the 2011 getaway. It IS NOT a "Folk Society of Greater Washington" sponsored site, although more then 90% of it's member subscribers ARE FSGW members, including several FSGW Committee and Board personell.

The site was set up as specifically dedicated to the "Getaways" and will be a perpetually on-going documentation of same.

You DO NOT need to be an FSGW member to be an FSGWgetaway site subscriber... non-member attendees and "wish I could" be an attendee subscribers are all encouraged to subscribe in.

Last years photo archive includes almost a thousand photos supplied and identified by many getaway attendees, including some professional photographers.

So here we go again.......

Please participate.......and oh, we could use some help, lots of help from a yahoogroups-wise person to help expand and link the site to many others....obviously moderator status.....send volunteer info to SAndra (the site owner)

I'll try to help improve the quality of Sandra's uploaded photos beginning on Tuesday, well at least I'll try....it's not as easy as it might seem to those without prior professional expertise.....

Gotta go now, falling over

Best to all

The music still echos in our souls....

Gene- Peace Cabin Elf



!


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Subject: RE:try this
From: GUEST,Sandrolin Koppel
Date: 07 Oct 12 - 11:49 PM

Try this--
FSGWgetaway-subscribe-@yahoogroups.com

It will come directly to me and I will get you right in.

S.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: GUEST,the FSGWgetaway yahoo group.
Date: 07 Oct 12 - 11:39 PM

ok..I just found out it is an unlisted group and not searchable; we did this in order to avoid spam.

Let's do this ..anyone who is not a current subscriber can send me their e-mail address. I will invite you in.

Sandrolin


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Janie
Date: 07 Oct 12 - 11:09 PM

What CET said....


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: CET
Date: 07 Oct 12 - 10:48 PM

I have tried searching for FSGW Getaway at Yahoo groups and I didn't get anything. Could you post the exact link?


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: GUEST,Sandrolin Koppel
Date: 07 Oct 12 - 09:42 PM

This conversation regarding leather at the Getaway just goes to show how remarkably we have evolved over the last couple of years.

Alright photos have been uploaded onto the FSGW Getaway at Yahoo Groups website. I can "beam- up" (sign anyone on) who would like to be a member. Go to Yahoo Groups.com then search for FSGWgetaway@yahoogroups.com   If you have trouble contact me slkoppel@yahoogroups.com

Your photos and posted comments are most welcome. Also we could use some help with names and any memories associated with particular songs.


Sandrolin


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Dan Schatz
Date: 07 Oct 12 - 05:22 PM

For those who are interested, I've written a post about Kiran's experience singing "Freight Train" at the Getaway on my blog, The Song and the Sigh.

Dan


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: kendall
Date: 07 Oct 12 - 03:39 PM

Happy? Hell, I'm not allowed to feel back!


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: jacqui.c
Date: 07 Oct 12 - 02:30 PM

Actually, I take it as somewhat of a compliment that so many women want to 'cop a feel' of my husband. I chose well. It also makes him happy, and that's good.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Charley Noble
Date: 06 Oct 12 - 05:02 PM

Here's a hot link to a photo of The Beans singing at the Friday evening welcome session at the Retreat: Click here!

This should be a public link to my Facebook page.

Charley Noble


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Jeri
Date: 06 Oct 12 - 04:33 PM

No, she's not. The jacket is but an invitation to feel you up. It's the lure, and the excuses. We do it for the reaction. (Both yours AND Jacqui's hehehe-- you're both so cute to watch.)


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: kendall
Date: 06 Oct 12 - 04:30 PM

I knew that, just wanted you to admit it! All my other women friends have. :-)


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Tinker
Date: 06 Oct 12 - 04:19 PM

Kendall, I could buy my man a jacket and not have to wait a year at a time for the fix..... it's not just the jacket.


Tinker

really I'm not that shallow.......


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: jacqui.c
Date: 06 Oct 12 - 03:48 PM

Rap - it's a female thing. Well, apart from Amos, that is. :0)


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Rapparee
Date: 06 Oct 12 - 03:35 PM

Kendall, you're a great guy but you don't "do" anything for me.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: kendall
Date: 06 Oct 12 - 01:13 PM

Tinker, so, it's not just the jacket?


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Charley Noble
Date: 06 Oct 12 - 09:33 AM

I'll be posting a few teaser photos on my Facebook page (search for Charlie Ipcar)today, which should be viewable by the general public. I can't really do any sophisticated editing from this Notebook but there are some nice shots. Judy has hundreds more that I haven't begun to look at.

Cheerily,
Charley Noble


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: KT
Date: 06 Oct 12 - 02:55 AM

What Janie said about David and Ron. Always a pleasure! I still have a lovely spontaneous recording of the three of us playing "Da Slockit Light" in the meadow a few years back. Just listened to it the other day, in fact, and played it for Ebbie. Almost like being there.....sigh...

Yeah, Janie, and there were marshmallows, too! My computer's still messed up from my trying to shove them through to your campfire!

Tinker, that memory makes me smile. I admire your spunk! That coffee on the shore was pretty wonderful!

Kendall, thank you. I love to think of being there with you and Jacqui!

Charley, see PM.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Rapparee
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 10:17 PM

I don't have that problem, Tinker.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Tinker
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 09:35 PM

Kendall, as if I could keep my hands off you......





                               .....sorry Jacqui, I know



                                              .... to the cellar


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Tinker
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 09:20 PM

I woke up on Tuesday with a major cold which when added to the nigh on sleepless nights left me in a fog the last few days.   Yesterday we discovered a nick in the break line that required immediate attention. Finally I think I'm processing what happened nigh on a week ago.

There is something nigh on magical that occurs Friday night when you walk in and make eye contact across the room for the first time. Time and travel weariness slip away. Hugs and smiles and connections which may have been put on hold for a year or more are instantly back in place. Brigadoon only appears every hundred years, but Getaway holds open the door once a year and beckons us to enter once again.

Kendall (and his infamous leather jacket) definitely rate the warmest of welcomes. I got myself some leather on leather hugs and cuddles to set the tone for my weekend. Thanks Jacqui for sharing an amazing man. Then it seemed as if conversation after conversation just picked up where it last left off ... you all know who you are.

Peace cabin music just keeps going and the cast of players seems to expand each year. I know I went to bed before the sun on Friday,but I have no memory of actually leaving the music. In fact Saturday flowed into Sunday as we stayed awake to greet the sun. omewhere in the wee hours I actually found my voice and sang several songs that were not BOB..... seems my voice is returning. There was a magical moment on the dock as Claire and I sang to the setting full moon and rising sun. We began in a silent dawn and as the last note drifted the birds of the sky joined in the song.... And then our Peace cabin pals tromped along singing Red Rubber ball ... head shaking giggles.

Lots of moments still to process. Watching Kirdon run and ramble with the other kids across the camp made me shake my head a couple of times, How could no time have passed when clearly time had marched on...

And Sunday night in my sleepless haze there was a post concert moment in the retreat center when several of us added our voices to Fred and Julia's singing a song about parted lovers and a carved wooden door. Twas one of those moments when the harmonies transported to a small and shining glow.

Oh and skyping with KT and Ebbie at random times and places over and over thanks so much Celticaddict for keeping us connected.

KT --- I laughed with my boss about not needing an extra day off enjoy my morning coffee on the shore.....


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: kendall
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 08:47 PM

I need to acknowledge Tinker for preparing my back for that 600 mile trip back to God's country.
There are so many great folks at these gatherings that I don't dare single out all of you.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Janie
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 08:23 PM

I want to pay special tribute to David Scheim and Ron Davies, both incredible musicians and performers who also have a special gift for playing for, (and in Ron's case, also singing with) and supporting others in a song circle. You use your knowledge, talent and skill to encourage, enable, empower and support each and all.

I know from conversations with others that I am not speaking only for myself when I say this is a rare gift you offer so freely.

Thank you.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Janie
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 08:06 PM

Nature Center. Wee hours of Saturday morning. Two violas, two harps, one clarinet, one recorder, and Lisa Null singing "I'm Going Home to Georgia."

Tinker or CelticAddict, I forget which, holding up the screen so we can see Ebbie and KT on Skype - it's a campfire, so they can't see anything - and then they are waving a box of Graham Crackers and a large bar of Hershey's chocolate at us - virtual S'mores!

Severn, that gracious gentleman, escorting my dazed self back to the cabin after my hard fall on Friday night.

Kiran singing "Freight Train" at the Singing Families workshop (that workshop was a blast!)


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Charley Noble
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 07:36 PM

gnu-

It sure would be nice to meet you. I suppose we could always reconvene in your part of Canada.

KT-

I believe in 2015 Judy and I might be venturing to Alaska, to Juneau. What part of your great state are you in?

Cheerily,
Charley Noble

Cheerily,
Charley Noble


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: kendall
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 07:16 PM

KT that beautiful spirit of yours is right here in our computer room.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: gnu
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 07:07 PM

Kendall... at yer age, put away damp is the best that's good fer ye. >;-)

My, my, my... I wish. I wish I win the loto and can be there next year. I'd even get them cortizone shots and whatever it takes to try to play and sing and tell stories wit ye fellers. Youse all are an inspiration and I thank you for letting others like me live vicariously through your posts. I hope you know how much your posts mean to "shut-ins" like me.

Now... more vids and pics and stories and such, eh?... I hope, eh?


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: KT
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 06:28 PM

found: that despite the distance in miles and years you all are still very dear to me....


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: ClaireBear
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 05:26 PM

Amos, never fear. Your heart will grow back in time for next year. Hearts, in my experience, need an occasional puncture to for aeration purposes. Kinda like lawns that way.

By the way, your singing along from the back of the room and raising your glass at the choruses of my song was the greatest compliment I could have hoped for. Thank you!

Claire


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Amos
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 04:25 PM

Found: One heart, well-used, with a hole in it.

Lost: one heart, complete.

Will exchange with finder(s) on request.

Dang that Getaway!!!


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: kendall
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 01:57 PM

It's ok, but it will never replace single malt scotch.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Rapparee
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 01:09 PM

Glad she could enjoy it, Jacqui. Remind her that it's a concentrate so she might want to dilute it a bit. Branch water is nice, or maybe with some cracked ice, powdered sugar, and a sprig of bruised mint.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: jacqui.c
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 11:22 AM

Rap - that bottle of fine tea you left with Kendall was passed on to SINSULL, who was very pleased with it.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Rapparee
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 09:55 AM

Found in my luggage: dirty clothes.

I'm pretty certain they're mine, but if anyone wants to do my laundry....

Found in my memory: a good time and earworms, a whole nest of earworms.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Charlie Baum
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 09:34 AM

Lost and Found


Found Items (A list from Dean Clamons, who has most of the things)

Paz 27 ? (Abby Sale, Al Kehs, Amos Jessup, Jerry Dancis)
        Green Coleman flashlight
Nature Center - (Rosenthal, Koppel)
        2 Royal Caribbean mugs
        Grey sweatshirt, XXL, Russell Athletic
Peace 18
        Black t-shirt with purple sunburst design, XL, Gildan
Peace
        Blue two-toned umbrella
Shalom
        Black plastic coffee mug
        Black shorts, Urbanspirit, XL
        Black t-shirt,Talbots, Woman, 1X
        Sneakers and socks (Tom Goddard, already had contact about them)
Retreat Center
        Black Rayvac flashlight
        White Orca Coatings drink container with drawings of what look like ladybugs
        8"x8" glass cake pan
        10"x16" aluminum cake pan with plastic cover
        Knife with 6" serrated blade
        Cake spatula
        Small backpack with a Sony disc player, two CDs, tickets for No VA Craft show (Bruce Gewirz has this. It might be Bill and Rita's)
Ehlers silent auction
        Scroll with picture of tiger
        Box of Apple Seed CDs (still at camp)

--posted by Charlie Baum


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: skarpi
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 05:54 AM

Maeve hope we´ll meet up next year ....I have started save some money to come over ....

this time I saw something on skype ...


Skarpi ......


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: maeve
Date: 05 Oct 12 - 12:48 AM

Getaway time; I feel like the hungry kid staring in the bakery window. Again.

So glad so many had so much good music. Sniff.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: GUEST
Date: 04 Oct 12 - 05:48 PM

Joe, that money's for Max. Someone had suggested that people stuff cash in his pockets, but some of us were a little shy to do that : )


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: hsempl
Date: 04 Oct 12 - 03:09 PM

My highlights (besides the already mentioned Carrying Nelson home):

John the Revelator in the Peace Cabin (led by Jim Loney from Meteora). I think it was during this song that David Sheim broke into what really sounded like electric harp. Someone (probably Gene) yelled (jokingly) "You can't *do* that!"

Everything Lucy Goldberg sang. Her voice is transportive. I'm so glad to know it exists.

Donna and Roger's blues workshop: I loved hearing everybody's blues voices!

All the workshops I went to were stellar: Severn and Jesse's Strangers in a Strange Land (hearing a woman named Heather tell a poignant story of leaving Scotland and then singing My bonnie lies over the ocean was just so deeply moving);

Phil and Severn's songs of the 50s and 60s (what a great way to break through the barrier for shy singers!);

Roger and Phil's Roadhouse songs;

Jusy Cook's supernatural songs (Peter Cook's the Griesly bride still gives me shivers);

the Slow Jam led by Jim Bunch, Amy Davis, and Jon Newlin, where I learned it's *fun* to try to keep up with bluegrass songs (especially when, and maybe this is most of the time? they're two chords, D and G);

and of course all the wonderful ballads. As well as all the workshops I heard just pieces of; the maritime one comes to mind; I got to sing along with some of those songs while I was hovering over the auction items.

Bidding war with Max over the eight old songbooks, including songs of the Kiwanis, Lions, and Rotary Club.

Being brave enough (after a few hours) to sing a song I'd made up at the campfire (thanks to Meteora and David Ingerson for encouraging me).

Hearing Janet Stollnitz's lovely granddaughter sing a song with a lovely eerie melody she made up to words from the Hunger Game.

Making new friends!

Waking up to Wade in the water.

Hearing Gene admonishing someone "You can't go to bed! The sun hasn't risen yet!"

Donna backing me up in beautiful harmony so I could be brave and sing at the open mike.

Everybody's, especially Sandrolin's, Charlie's, and Lisa's amazing welcomeness and inclusiveness. I ended up feeling like I'd been coming for years, even though this was my first one! I can't wait till next year.

If I'm repeating myself, just chalk it up to giddiness. Wish I could sing and listen to singers for a living.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: Severn
Date: 04 Oct 12 - 02:33 PM

Some highlights:

Phil Fox getting permission and setting up the bonfire, which was especially good for the singing on Saturday night.

Gene & Sandra throwing a great pre-Getaway party and for acknowledging belatedly the birthday I lost in the hospital during my cancer treatments.

Many old friends seen and new friends gained.

Favorable reactions shown to the song circles I helped co-host (with just the right number of attendees) and my own favorable reactions to the ones I was able to attend. Not a bad one in the bunch!

Roger Himmler & Donna Fletcher's blues singing workshop, which stood out for the imagination of the concept and the execution of the concept by the attendees.

Stumping the Guthrie experts with one they'd never heard.

Friends I had been urging to come for years coming and becoming hooked. And my memory and my pitch showed up, too!

Plenty of other good stuff as well. No bad times had and only one awkward one.

These occaisions keep getting better each year.


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Subject: RE: FSGW Getaway 2012
From: hsempl
Date: 04 Oct 12 - 01:43 PM

Ha! That would have been even more greater. Next time!


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