Posts Tagged ‘SCA’

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

3 Apr
2014

Passing of the Couter

I, squire to the King Cellach of the Mighty Dragon Kingdom, had the honor to bear witness to the Passing [&hellip

27 Mar
2014

Across the Line

In years past, the Armored Ravine battle at Gulf Wars has been my least favorite melee.  Last year, it may [&hellip

25 Mar
2014

How We Win

I’ve been an IT contractor for much of my mundane career. I’ve found myself at many large corporations that had, [&hellip

20 Mar
2014

The Heart of the Dragon

  I recently authorized rapier. As part of the Queen’s guard, I felt it was my part to protect the [&hellip

18 Mar
2014

Vigilance

When someone is going to be elevated to become a peer, he or she is placed on vigil. I suspect [&hellip

11 Mar
2014

The Mighty Magrat

This week, I’ll be away at Gulf Wars.  One of the best parts of going to war, is after a [&hellip


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