Columbia Just the other day, I was telling my daughter what it was like to see the Challenger destroyed, back in 1986. Now, she knows. I’m not going to talk about the event itself. Thousands of bloggers are doing that. I’m going to talk about something surrounding this event that

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What a week. I meant to post an update several times this week, but by the time I got home from work, I was so wiped out that nothing more strenuous than eating dinner and sitting in front of the TV seemed do-able. Very rough week at work. Several major

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Nice weekend. I spent Saturday the 25th acting as herald for the Barony of Settmour Swamp at the King and Queen’s Fencing Champions tournament. Got to dress up, participate in a bit of pageantry, and sit down to a completely documented and absolutely delicious 6-course 15th-century Spanish winter feast. Sunday,

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