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Paper Astrolabe – Primary Sources

I love astrolabes. I have already made two (though I lost the first one) and own a beautiful brass one that was a gift of some wonderful friends. They are fascinating, beautiful instruments.  Continue reading

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The Wild Evolution of Klingons

So you have probably seen the new Star Trek: Discovery trailer. If not, got ahead and watch it, and then come back. I’m not going to discuss what I think the show will be like, or how much I want … Continue reading

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How to Make an Astrolabe in 1502

I think I’m going to be looking at this site quite a bit soon. I had not yet found a full description of how to construct an astrolabe from the period of history that the SCA covers. Now I have fully … Continue reading

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Commedia dell’Arte a la Antonio Fava

Last week I had the distinct privilege of being part of a class intense workshop taught by Antonio Fava, whose family has been part of this fascinating form of theater for generations. I have been part of a small, amateur … Continue reading

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Thélème at Penn – Medieval Manuscript Presentations

This promises to be an enlightening event. Several presenters, including yours truly, will be talking about medieval manuscripts, or things we have learned from those books. Some of them will be on display as well, since this event will take … Continue reading

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Frostgrave First Impressions

So I got to play my first game of Frostgrave yesterday, and I was very impressed. I have tried a few other skirmish miniature games (mostly Malifaux 2e, and a few d10 based home brewed games) and this was by … Continue reading

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Baconian Cipher JavaScript

So I’ve been making an attempt to learn more coding and programming. I have completed a short course on CSS, which was much easier than I expected. So I moved on to JavaScript, hopeful and excited that I would learn … Continue reading

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