Posts Tagged ‘SCA’

27 Apr
2017

Learning to Let Go

When I was Kingdom Youth Officer, I once taught a class on new ways to make Youth Point fun and [&hellip

9 Sep
2015

Of Lozenges, Baronies and War

As a fighter, a large part of any event is going to be spent lumbering around a field. My theory [&hellip

21 Apr
2015

No Heroes

“No Heroes” was the sign on the wall of a company I interviewed at during a recent time of unemployment. [&hellip

25 Mar
2015

Is Armored Combat Dying Out?

There is a question that seems to come up fairly frequently. Are we dying out? Are the number of Armored [&hellip

17 Mar
2015

A Midrealmer’s Guide to Gulf Wars

Life has gotten very busy for me recently, and trying to keep up with the ever growing list of responsibilities [&hellip

2 Oct
2014

Year One

In digging around doing research for a different project, I ran into some old writings of mine. They are from [&hellip

19 Aug
2014

Only in the SCA

During Pennsic, my Knight, Count Cellach and I bumped into two very awesome people I got to know during the [&hellip

22 Jul
2014

The most wonderful time of the year!

As the happy time of the year draws nigh and all thoughts and dreams turn to Pennsic, I find myself [&hellip

24 Jun
2014

Canvas

When I think back to the most fun scenarios I’ve ever fought on a melee field, I find myself sifting [&hellip

8 Apr
2014

Making Change

My first North Oaken War Maneuvers (a major melee event in my Kingdom) many years ago, was a place where [&hellip


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