Since I didn't travel to the Kris Kinder event this weekend to stay busy I binge watched the first two seasons of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel again. I love this show and I want everyone I know to see it. Here's why.
I decided to illuminate bookmarks for a few friends. And I made the designs for you to use too. Enjoy.
On 3 May 1446 Margaret of York was born to the future Edward IV of England .Here Heather R. Darsie describes the Duchess of Burgundy's story.
Originally posted on Of Dreams and Swords:
GUYS. Detail of the Annunciation, from the Benedictional of S. AEthelwold, 963-984, Add MS 49598, Folio 5v According to the Bodleian Library’s online entry for the Benedictional of St Aethelwold, this page (of which only half is here shown) is a miniature of the Annunciation of the archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary…
Whether you're shopping for an SCA scribe or you are the creative person here are 18 gift ideas to consider. Some are so economical so you might combine them together. Or use them as small tokens of appreciation at an event.
A little thought, and a little kindness are worth more than a great deal of money. — John Ruskin Things may have changed regarding what we know about the first US Thanksgiving. What I do know is it is important for us to be grateful, kind and appreciate what we have. Enjoy your Thanksgiving.
In the SCA along with the craft you learn there are its laws, social interactions and functions. Learning how "the Dream" works. . Everyone learns differently and everyone coaches differently. How do you get the best from an SCA peer relationship?
Telling the truth behind the skill to learn calligraphy. With conviction you can achieve the skills it takes to create beautiful letters.
I crossed another item off my bucket list. Acupuncture. Here's what I discovered.
Oops. I couldn't keep up with my Inktober project challenge. Here's what I did accomplish.
My final day in Philadelphia with farewells and a trip analysis. You also find links to the other tour days.
The tour looks at the Founding Father and the Constitution and later attends a concert by the Philadelphia Orchestra.
A different view of Philadelphia's Old City and a little free time.
This is the third day's post about my Road Scholar Signature City Philadelphia adventure. It featured a walk up South Broad Street - Avenue of the Arts - toward Philadelphia's gigantic City Hall, the Masonic Temple and Reading Terminal Market for lunch. Later we had a bus tour of Philly.
This day in Philadelphia my Road Scholar tour mostly spent the day in the Independence National Historic Park. And for dinner we ate a delicious period "recreated meal" at the City Tavern.
I enjoyed my February Road Scholar trip so much I took another to historic, beautiful Philadelphia. This is the first of several photo heavy posts about my tour.
The British Library is your best online SCA scribal friend. But why?
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between hand lettering and calligraphy? ... While other calligraphers and hand lettering artists may have different definitions and opinions about these, as an SCA scribe I'm sharing mine here.
Inktober is an artist challenge dreamed up by illustrator Jakes Parker. Its original purpose was to improve his personal inking skills. But the challenge has been taken on by others. It's an excellent scribal experiment and personal challenge. A way you can play with new scripts, different papers, unique inks.
Tip: Using enhanced magnification for detailed work.