Category Archives: SCA

Well, So Much for That. Also, Sewing.

Sometimes I struggle with sleeplessness. If I have an obligation, I cope until the obligation is met and then I slug it up until it is time to go back to bed. If I don’t have an obligation, I still … Continue reading

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They have arrived, and are having their pre-planting drink. These are from Baker Creek, with Old North Sea in the tall container and Scarlet in the smaller one. The stories behind them are nice, and they may be as close … Continue reading

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Restless, and photo collage documentation.

So, I was hoping to get my garden started. Not in this venue, but elsewhere, I have been busily bitching about how poor 2016 was for gardening, and I’d like 2017 to be better. There have been lots of lovely … Continue reading

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Ah, aging.

Me: Your hair is so beautiful. Thorvald: Yeah, but there is less of it. Me: That’s like saying my figure is beautiful, there is just more of it.

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The Travelling Lunch… er, dinner

Ed Note: This was originally published in a much earlier incarnation of this blog. It’s still useful, and so it is resurrected. I expect it needs a bit of updating, which I will get to in all my copious free time. For now, it … Continue reading

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In which the historical place of rhubarb is discussed.

Rhubarb is a lovely example of how foodways might change. It shows up in the historical record as a plant with medicinal value during the Middle Ages, but, like maize, is not appropriate on the re-creationists table. Rhubarb did not … Continue reading

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In which planting and migraines are discussed.

OH, THE PAIN, THE PAIN I’m on day three of the most impairing migraine I have ever had. It’s not the most painful, but it is the most persistent, and it came with a wealth of symptoms I had not … Continue reading

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