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reply to kelly on bad workshops

updated wed 22 aug 01


artimater on tue 21 aug 01

Kelly wrote:
When a clayarter sent me ugly, insulting posts off-list, I had no reason =
to air that laundry here --

Perhaps you called that clayarter a sexist AND a racist ONLIST.....I =
don't personally attack people ONLIST....I do not normally name =
names....I attack events and ideas...There are several people on this =
list who got a real charge out of bashing me personally....I sent =
several letters back, attacking their little worlds, OFFLIST....Most of =
them have learned to shut up...."People who live in glass houses...."
From the tone of your post on this thread, looks like maybe you have =
learned not to hold up individuals for public scorn =
yourself.....Congratulations on your growth
Perhaps the original poster should have mentioned the bad workshop =
and told people to inquire OFFLIST for the names and places(I believe =
this is what she did)....Then the post would have stood as an example of =
how not to run a workshop, and presenters and participants could have =
learned the signs of "bad workshops"....That is something I have never =
encountered as I have never been to a workshop that wasn't inspiring and =
informative.....Anne Currier, Claudia Reese....etc

"I only indulge when I've seen a snake, so I keep a supply of =
indulgences and snakes handy"