Posts Tagged ‘Worthy’

18 Aug
2015

The 1st Goat Division

This year I became a member of an unexpected company, the MidRealm fighting 1st Goat Division.  This has already become [&hellip

12 May
2015

Does fighting fix everything?

Growing up, I’m sure we all heard “fighting never solves anything”.  Yet, fighting is the staple of the SCA.  Our [&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

11 Nov
2014

Events, Ideas and You

What is it that makes an event work? How are they governed? What does the money they make go for? [&hellip

21 Oct
2014

What are you working on?

There is a fighter whom I shall call Fitz. Fitz is a figment of my own imagination, however Fitz’s story [&hellip

14 Oct
2014

Winning: Practice

A few weeks ago, I was working with some of our new fighters.  While we were sparring, they seemed stressed [&hellip

9 Sep
2014

Tournament Of Chivalry

I used to dread TOCs. Some years ago, I skipped a lot of them. Before I get into how I [&hellip

15 Jul
2014

The Future of Honorable Combat

What makes our sport different than nearly every other martial art is that it is the recipient who must call [&hellip

8 Jul
2014

Getting too old for this…

I was recently out with some friends at lunch, and the World Cup soccer games were on all the mega [&hellip

1 Jul
2014

Pieces of Heart: Charity

The kind of Charity I prefer is the kind that allows people an opportunity to work to improve their situation. [&hellip


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