I agree with Joe. These are valid concerns for those that love and cherish TCR. However, the date has been set. Now we need the leadership and volunteers.
That said, if no one steps up and runs the show, it may be time to retire the event. Stranger, and much sadder things, are happening these days I'm afraid. Jerry. -----Original Message----- From: Joe Ranzau <jran...@gmail.com> To: Cavers Texas <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Sat, Feb 3, 2018 7:56 am Subject: Re: [Texascavers] Just an observation ? David has just as much right as the next caver to pontificate on your replacement, how they will fill your enormous shoes, and how the old guard is retiring to greener karst... Jose On Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 8:35 PM, Don Arburn <donarb...@me.com> wrote: Let it go David. --Don --Don > On Jan 23, 2018, at 1:50 PM, David <dlocklea...@gmail.com> wrote: > > This post is coming from an outsider - someone not in the speleo-loop of > things. [ I am not a member of any grotto, nor sure if my membership status > is good with the TSA. ] > > In approximately 267 days, fifty plus cavers will descend upon Paradise > Canyon Park, and over the following 36 hours after that, 200 plus more will > trickle in, arriving with anticipation that a welcome mat will be waiting for > them, and that they will be fed and entertained. > > Meanwhile, today, the going rumor is that the date is not even set, nor > advanced preparation of any of the necessities being attended to whatsoever. > > To complicate matters, numerous active cavers are preoccupied with new > important things - like the new TSC. > > There are also a dozen active cavers now who have retired from both their > jobs and caving and especially from speleo-politics. They just want to live > like a seagull floating in the wind carefree without being committed to > anything whatsoever. > > Does this sound about right ? > > > If so, It sounds like someone may have to be coerced into stepping up to what > some say is a monumental task - running TCR. > > As of today, January 23rd, I can not imagine volunteering for that role. > That being said, I am not encumbered by normal responsibilities as you all > are - as I am practically semi-homeless and semi-unemployed at the moment. I > have more time to ponder and frolick than my brain cells can tolerate. I am > stuck in Arcola, Texas with little to do but to go stir-crazy. > > So who is going to run TCR ? > > I do not even know anybody that can volunteer for the lesser more mundane > task. > > David Locklear > Life-member of NSS > # 27639 > _______________________________________________ > Texascavers mailing list | http://texascavers.com > Texascavers@texascavers.com | Archives: > http://email@example.com/ > http://lists.texascavers.com/listinfo/texascavers _______________________________________________ Texascavers mailing list | http://texascavers.com Texascavers@texascavers.com | Archives: http://firstname.lastname@example.org/ http://lists.texascavers.com/listinfo/texascavers _______________________________________________Texascavers mailing list | http://texascavers.comtexascav...@texascavers.com | Archives: http://email@example.com/http://lists.texascavers.com/listinfo/texascavers
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