Tag Archives: SCA

Not exactly the Olympic Games…

(Sometimes, irony not only catches fire but then floats up into the sky and drifts away…) I’ll just give you the short(ish) version: A few people in the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) decided they wanted … Continue reading

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If I ever became an Anachronist…

A few times, after I’ve mentioned that my twin is a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, someone has asked me why I’m not. I usually say something along the lines of, ‘Can you imagine their reaction if they … Continue reading

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something about dinosaurs and obscure fiction-reference humor

One more thing today… This is about a weird idea my twin had because of a scene in Roger Zelazny’s novel Nine Princes in Amber. Here are the relevant snippets from that scene: After about three miles we came to … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Creative Anachronists are creative.

This is what the clone and the sister-in-law were doing yesterday: It’s the local SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) group’s display at the Curry County (Clovis, NM) fair. The photo has been (badly) edited to hide the booths on either … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he mentions his clone-sibling’s Creatively Anachronistic hobby.

I think I’ve mentioned a few times before that my clone-sibling is a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism… Well, after many years (more than a quarter of a century!) of trying, he finally got his heraldic device approved … Continue reading

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“Grendel wants a Chaucer coat.”

Mostly I’m blogging about this because “Grendel wants a Chaucer coat” seems like a perfect title for a post. And it made ya look, didn’t it? 🙂 “Grendel wants a Chaucer coat,” said my brother a couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he shares photos of Creative Anachronists.

There was a request a while back for video of my clone doing medieval-style sword combat. Well, I still haven’t had a chance to acquire any such videos, because [tirade deleted] there haven’t been any local SCA fight practices in … Continue reading

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Updates: What Weaver and His Clone Have Been Doing Lately

Yesterday I finished copyediting a rather longish short story (just under 17K words), and my brain is full of military sci-fi acronyms and jargon. Part of a copyeditor’s job is to make sure all the invented words are used consistently. Another part … Continue reading

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It was just the one Siamese cat, actually.

The clone has SCA sword fighting practice on Saturdays. Well, it’s actually more than just sword fighting, especially since he makes new weapons when he gets bored. (On Friday, he made a falchion, which he’d been wanting for years.) As … Continue reading

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“I swear, I’ve never murdered an ax — it was an accident.”

The clone is making himself a new ax… right now. He saw a photo online yesterday of a particularly real-looking SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) pole ax, and now he isn’t satisfied with the ax he already has (to be … Continue reading

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