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Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(

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Amos 08 Sep 06 - 09:01 AM
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John MacKenzie 08 Sep 06 - 10:35 AM
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KT 08 Sep 06 - 12:25 PM
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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: KT
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 07:51 AM

giggle.....you all are so wonderful! Can't we have the Getaway in SEATTLE sometime?


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Amos
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 09:01 AM

IF you can get to Seattle, KT, you can make it the rest of the way.

A


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Ferrara
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 09:57 AM

For the people whose main obstacle is financial: Thanks in large part to the efforts of many Mudcatters, the Getaway scholarship fund is in great shape. Help with the cost of the Getaway might make a difference for some of the folks who feel they can't come, especially if you would have massive travel expenses on top of the Getaway cost.

We need you! And we'll miss you if you miss the Getaway!

PM me, Charlie, Nancy King or Carly if you think a full or partial scholarship could make the difference. They are given based on need, but also on the contribution the applicant will make to the Getaway. Travel expenses are a legitimate factor in determining need! We have a tentative list of local people who may need a full or partial scholarship so we have some idea of the demand on the fund. We can give you an approximate answer fairly early.

I'm personally rather worried, especially after reading Bobert's post. There has never before been a thread of "I don't plan to go to the Getaway" announcements. People may not come, but they just state it somewhere in the main Getaway threads, where you can also see who is coming and look forward to the fun. This is a discouraging thread! Both to people who are debating whether to come, and to the Getaway volunteers who are working hard to keep the Getaway a living program and a going concern.

Rita


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: GUEST
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 10:11 AM

Perception is everything. How do people perceive the Getaway?


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Maryrrf
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 10:21 AM

I agree with Ferrara - last year's Getaway was so marvelous, and this year it's almost like there's some kind of Getaway boycott underway.   Why? I don't know if it has to do with the fact that the camp is alcohol free this year. That will not deter me, I come for the music and the companionship and am not bothered about having alcohol or not. I wouldn't have thought it was that much of a factor in the equation. The cameraderie at last year's Getaway was phenomenal, and I don't think it was entirely or even mostly due to the fact that alcohol was available. I feel very bad for the folks at FSGW who have worked hard to find a place to accomodate everyone, even those who have trouble getting around, which has comfortable accomodations, and is still affordable, and on top of that they are offering scholarships to people who can't manage on their own.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: GUEST,Janie
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 10:25 AM

Rita,

I agree. I wonder if this thread might be combined with the Getaway thread, or closed and people directed to that thread? Joe?

I think we need to remember the Getaway is an FSGW event with a long and wonderful history. Because of some overlap in membership, we 'Catter's have been priviledged to be invited to join in the weekend over the past several years, and those of us who have been fortunate to be able to attend have found our lives and our music much richer for the experience.

Perception of Getaway? An absolutely magical, musical, restorative weekend Getaway! It has truly become the most looked-forward to event in my year. Singing, sharing, listening, learning, musically empowering, fellowship, fellowship, fellowship! And I am actually an introvert and more than a little socially awkward.

Janie


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 10:35 AM

Let me just say here and now, that I would love to be able to go, and not to be fighting the airline [Icelandair] for the refund of the money I paid for the fares.
I had this cunning plan consisting of hikers/cyclists aluminium bottles to get round the drink problem, so no sweat there, separating a Scotsman like myself from his drink is a man's job, not a church mouse's!
I would hate to feel that I played any part in discouraging anybody else from going by inserting a note of negativity.
I would also like to think that a lovely lady like KT wasn't going because without me she'd be sad.
Neither are true folks, so go to the Getaway and enjoy yourselves, and raise a 'non see through' glass to.
"Absent friends"
One of them at least will be in Scotland wishing he could be there!
Giok


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Maryrrf
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 10:47 AM

I will be going Giok but I will be sad that you aren't there. Does that count?


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: KT
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 12:25 PM

Maryrrf, my reasons for not attending this year have absoltuely NOTHING to do with boycott or beverage. The GETAWAY is a phenomenal experience and to anyone who hasn't been and is considering it, I say, GO!!! You will have a wonderful time with wonderful people, (which is why I said somewhere back there, I will look forward to all of the wild and wonderful post-Getaway tales.   From what I read above, it's those who have enjoyed themselves immensely at GETAWAYS past, who are writing to say, sadly, that they will miss this one.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: kendall
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 01:40 PM

The Getaway is a great experience, and my not attending this year has nothing to do with the Getaway itself. Great music, great people and an outstanding weekend all around.
If you can manage it at all GO!


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Joe Offer
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 02:38 PM

I hate this, seeing all the names of people I missed meeting last year, and now they're not coming this year. Serves me right for missing it last year, I guess.
But I DO get to meet Anglo. My last chance to meet him was at the Festival of the Sea in San Francisco. I was driving there, but turned around when I hit a huge rainstorm and couldn't see to drive - and yet the storm missed San Francisco.
-Joe-


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Big Mick
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 02:44 PM

Folks, please make every attempt to go to this Getaway. It is our first year in a new location, has heat and comfy beds, and promises to be a very good time. Getaway is, quite simply, Shangra La for folkies and especially Mudcatters. We have some notable absences, but as you can plainly see, they are very regretful not to be there. This is a must do event, if you can make it.

All the best,

Mick


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Maryrrf
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 02:52 PM

What Big Mick said.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 04:09 PM

With your lovely voice, and those eyes? Of course it counts Mary!
G.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: skarpi
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 04:21 PM

Well folks , I would love to be there at the Getaway becouse last
year was something I will never forget , and I would never (imagine)
that I coult go and play all by my self out there in the BIG
world and meet all this great souls.

Giok I am sorry you are fighting the Airline ( something I can do )??

I am drowning in work and I am also trying to sell my house and get anotherone and I am going also to work somewhere in Eroupe
this autumn or in January in some Ikea store so this is
I realy need more hours :>))

I hope next year will be better for me also does is matter
if we can drink or not ?? Seattle for a Getaway why not ??
There is a straight flight from Iceland to Seattle .

well slanté all glúggglúggglúgg ahhhhhhh good beer

god be with you all
All the best Skarpi Iceland.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: GUEST,Janie
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 04:59 PM

I suppose if FSGW was a Washington STATE folk organization instead of a Washington DC and environs group, Seattle would make a lot of sense;-)


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Bill D
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 05:17 PM

They have a nice, but smaller Getaway-type retreat in that area....the "SunnyCamp" threads will tell you when & where..


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Bobert
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 07:46 PM

Ummmm, let my make a little more of a clarification... The P-Vine and I have been goin' balls to the wall since movin' outside Luray a little overa year ago... Yeah, I stole away for last years Getaway leavin' a lot on the P-Vine... We talked about it and agreed that this year we'd try to "get away" together somewhere's but we're still going balls to the wall and will be until the first hard killer frost, whenever that occurs...

yeah, I prolly could have made it this year but it would have 'caused a strain between me and my lady... There will come a time when things will turn around and I'll have more time...

Like I said above, I had allready been going thru some soul searchin' and then a bunch of folks who I really enjoy being with pulled out... This ain't no danged slam book here but I've made no secret how I feel 'bout some folks and, hey, yeah, had I decided to come it would be mostly to see them... This ain't about nobody else 'cause I Loves everyone here and, sniff, eyah... I'm gonna miss seein Jacqui and Rita and CarolC and Amos an', an'....

Next year will be different...

Sniff...

Bobert


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Bill D
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 08:31 PM

too durn many folks mumblin' about "next year"....hmmmpppff...

But, we sort of understand...it's just that we get spoiled easily.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Amos
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 09:22 PM

Hell, I don't see why Bobeert couldn't bring the P-Vine with him!! I could sing her chick songs. It'd be ok, Bobert. Try it out!


A


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: karen k
Date: 08 Sep 06 - 09:27 PM

KT and Ebbie I thought you already had you tickets. I'm so sorry you won't be there. I will miss you both as well as Giok, Skarpi, Bobert, Kendall, Kat. Dani, I better not have to miss you. We have to do the jugband thing again. Hope you come. Kendall, you too. Hope you will change your mind. Joe Offer, I'm so glad you will be there this year.

Love to you all.

karen kobela


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: KT
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 12:13 AM

karen, we had plans to go, and hopes, but no tickets. I was very much looking forward to seeing you again, and finding more time with you this year! I missed seeing you at OLD SONGS! You all have a great time and sing a few for me!
KT


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Barry Finn
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 12:31 AM

OK, enough of who's not going. We're or at least I am sorry that ya all ain't coming, all of ya thyat ain't coming even you that weren't planning ta come anyway & I wish you were BUT ya knot so that's that's & hopefully you'll be making it next year & we'll all sing a song for ya & drink yar health til then. This here thread seems to be getting darn right depressing to some & we don' want to get a blues thing going here, that'll be taken out of context, do we.

So who's Willbe going then? Well why not make a new thread of it.
I ain't Willsbe but I'm going

See ya all there
Love the bunch of ya

Barry

PS I know you'll be there Mick but I'll still some how miss ya.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Ferrara
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 12:32 AM

Amos, believe me, Eve (also known in some circles as the P-vine) would NOT enjoy the Getaway. Not her thing at all. Lovely woman and a helluva good musician but folk music isn't her thing. Well Bobert when you put it that way.... But oh my you people will all be missed.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: skarpi
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 02:31 AM

Dammmmmm


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: karen k
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 11:20 AM

Hey Bobert,
Sorry you can't come. Would you please send a few copies of your CD for the silent auction so I can get one. Thanks.

karen


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: GUEST
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 11:30 AM

Darn it. The Getaway falls on the same weekend that I was my hair. I guess that means I can't make it too.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Ebbie
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 11:40 AM

That's what happens, Guest, when you are your hair.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 12:02 PM

Hopefully hair today and gone tomorrow Ebbie!
G.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Jeri
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 12:21 PM

Find another dry-cleaner, send it in earlier, then just stay out of the rain.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Janie
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 10:10 PM

Bobert,

If you do want to put one or a few of your CDs in the silent auction pm me. You can mail them to me to take. I'm helping run the auction.

(Wish yew was a comin' with 'em)

Janie


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: jimmyt
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 11:17 PM

sorry to say that I am in a musical production that I agreed to do nearly a year ago and it is now in conflict with the Getaway so I will unfortunately be bowing out as well.   Next yeat though for sure!


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: GUEST
Date: 10 Sep 06 - 04:56 PM

I can't get there either. But I know for this year not to speak on the post-Getaway thread because when I did a year ago I was completely ignored. Just wasn't part of the experience and made to feel like that too. So not only will I miss this year's, but every year in the future.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Tannywheeler
Date: 10 Sep 06 - 05:42 PM

Giok, having had leg and occasional back trouble the last year&ahaff, I'm VERY much in favor of anything you're gonna do to alleviate pain in any region. Recover fast and thoroughly. Think how limber and light-on-your-feet you'll be for next year. I'm all for praying for financial windfalls for all of us who can't get there from anywhere onakountanocash.             Tw


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Maryrrf
Date: 10 Sep 06 - 10:03 PM

Guest, that post Getaway thread was over 600 posts,maybe your post got overlooked but don't you think you're being a little bit oversensitive?   I posted too and I don't think anybody specifically answered me or commented, but I didn't read anything insulting into that.


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: Big Mick
Date: 10 Sep 06 - 10:13 PM

GUEST, I just checked that thread and you never posted to it. If you did, would you please provide a link to it, or a date/time? I'm thinking you are just trolling, trying to disturb the peace. Know what I mean?

Mick


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Subject: RE: Can't make Getaway this year now ;-(
From: GUEST
Date: 10 Sep 06 - 10:27 PM

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