Posts Tagged ‘SCA’

11 Feb
2014

For one magic moment

Court is my favorite part of an event, but it wasn’t always that way. I used to rarely attend. I [&hellip

3 Feb
2014

In Pursuit of a Worthy Goal

I remember when I started, Sir Diglach was working me through how to throw a shot. “Have you played any [&hellip

30 Jan
2014

Of advice and Worthy Blows

Many moons ago, a knight moved to my Marche from AEthelmearc. He has a very direct way of stating his [&hellip

20 Jan
2014

Being a King (part 2)

I write this in hope that one day, should you find yourself on the Dragon Throne, maybe these words will [&hellip

13 Jan
2014

Six pearls

At the last event, Their Majesties saw it fit to make my lovely wife and myself Court Barons. I never [&hellip

4 Dec
2013

One jump, One whistle, And one….

What is the hardest activity you’ve ever tried to do in the SCA? I’ve eaten things I’m pretty sure were [&hellip

18 Nov
2013

…with Vengeance (or Justice)

The week after Coronation, I pulled up to Their Majesties home with the Fun Bus to pick up everyone and [&hellip

14 Nov
2013

Royal Carrier of Heavy Things

It has been a great honor to assist with a Royal reign. It takes many people to make a reign [&hellip

21 Oct
2013

Getting your head in the game

One of the comments that often comes up from people who have been in Crown is about the “head game”, [&hellip

16 Oct
2013

Being a King…

At Rendezvous at the Bridge, His Majesty made a remark about not being able to fight as much as he [&hellip


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