First I want to apologize for the quality of the photos. My digital camera (which is about a decade old now) is dying, and sometimes doesn’t know how to focus. I’ve been getting around this by taking each picture three or four times in order to try and get one that’s in focus, but sometimes
I helped Warder Kata (Pentamere Regional Commander) run a Dragon Army War Practice at Border War this past weekend. Here’s are my notes and thoughts from the event. I’m going to try my best not to discuss specific Midrealm war strategies, but just what I think is open information to both sides and what are
The Quest for the Golden Seamstress is a really unique SCA event held in the Midrealm every spring. Most SCA events nowadays have the general structure of having various marshal activities all day (rapier, armored combat, archery, thrown weapons), alongside some A&S classes (Arts & Sciences), which wrap up with court, a feast, and then dancing.
Hi, everyone! I imagine I’m exhausted from an awesome weekend at my first Penguicon (I’m writing this before the weekend), and I’m busy packing for Penguicon now (and working on a super duper exciting new project – maybe I’ll snap a couple pictures and show you soon!), so I’m going to keep this post simple.
I’ve tried another round of special pops, purchased from World Market! Click on to find out more about them. Salted Caramel Root Beer by Cicero Beverage Co: I didn’t care for this one very much, but that is because it tasted very creamy – like cream soda. I don’t like cream soda, so I am
A problem with fencing gloves is that we sweat in them, and leather doesn’t like that at all. Over time, leather fencing gloves will get really stiff and uncomfortable to wear. If you ever have leather that gets like this – don’t give up on it yet! In order to clean sweat-stiffened leather, do this:
I’ve been playing Minecraft since August of 2010 – since it was in alpha (first testing mode). I adore this game. What is Minecraft, you ask? Well, it’s essentially Legos, on your computer, with the mystery and excitement of exploring as the world randomly generates around you. You have to harvest all the blocks you
I love gourmet pop. You know all the people who love to try all the different local microbrews or brew their own beer or go wine tasting? Well, I’m like that, but with pop. I haven’t started brewing my own yet, but I have a book on it and it’s on the list of projects.