This might be my biggest pet peeve. IT IS SO RUDE. If someone takes the time and energy and money to send you an invite, why can't you give them the courtesy of a simple yes or no? These days you can just do it by email. It takes 2 seconds. There is NO EXCUSE.
People need head counts so they can plan food and goodie bags and such. Why doesn't anyone understand this? It baffles me.
I'm sorry you are going through this.
I guess you have to track everyone down and ask them. But you shouldn't have to.
Moozle, you think it's an Alabama thing? Or a southern thing? If so, what happened to southern hospitality??