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16 Jun
2016

The Path I Chose

 So why Longsword? I get asked this every so often, often when I meet someone new. The answer isn’t an [&hellip

2 Jun
2016

Always Vigilant

I would like to start by thanking everyone. I’m very humbled by the all the expressions of joy and celebration [&hellip

3 Feb
2016

Head Space For Rent

I was recently asked if: “Is there anything you did to get more comfortable with tournaments, like dealing with anxiety.” [&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

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

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

3 Jun
2014

Net Zero Sum

Some years ago, I was working on generating an award conspiracy to get someone in my local group a Purple [&hellip

22 Apr
2014

Hope: The Principal Instrument

In the course of my studies, I frequently review and think about chivalric virtues. Which virtue is the greatest? That [&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

4 Mar
2014

All Day All Knight

I always love the post event revels. I enjoy getting to talk to all my favorite people that I seldom [&hellip


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Each award that is handed out reduces the value of all awards previously received. Or does it?
I joined the SCA later than most. I ache, and I’m sore a lot. Maybe I’m just too old to amount to anything? Or maybe I just need be wiser going about it?
Is SCA combat in a death spiral from which it can never return? Is it the end of the known world as we know it? Is Armored Combat Dying and can it be saved?
Court is my favorite part of an event, but it wasn't always that way. I used to rarely attend. What changed? I'll explain....
If showing respect is vital, why is it so hard to find in the game we play?
The biggest Tournament in our Kingdom has come, and I have found the greatest fighter that walks among us. Who is it? The answer may surprise you.
What kind of knight do you wish to be? It's not as easy of a question to answer and it might seem. Answering honestly will reveal much.
Being a fighter isn't a easy path, when I started I sucked worse than you can image....
What happens after we get home from an event? Does the person we are over the weekend get packed like our armor and garb?
What we like to happen and what did happen often blurs together in memory to making something better. The tale of Magrat's valiant last stand.

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