September 11, 2012 Jonya Pacey

Sacrificing the handmixer this evening. W00t. To aerate the vat, whisk with an electric whisk or a manual one. Some people pour the liquid from one saucepan to another. I usually whisk for 10 minutes with an electric whisk until the froth turns blue and then green again. Sometimes the…

September 3, 2012 Jonya Pacey

Theodweard organized a big fighter practice this afternoon – there was probably about 15 fighters there plus numerous support people. For myself, I did get into armor and I did fight and while it wasn’t a lot and it was pathetically out-of-shape fighting, but I did get out there. And…

September 2, 2012 Jonya Pacey

A couple weeks ago, maybe, a conversation on FB was discussing movies that portrayed the knightly virtues. El Cid showed up several times in that list and Friday showed up in my NetFlix envelopes. We just had the wedding scene and they are looking daggers at each other. I don’t…

September 1, 2012 Jonya Pacey

Rachel and I went to get haircuts at Nova this morning, and I went a bit short in the back. Not as short as Emily’s though. I’m glad I was a challenging cut – the student got to do a newer cut for her, she got to work with my…

August 21, 2012 Jonya Pacey

If you google GISHWHES  and then weed through the fan-squee sites, you can find the artistic nature of this digital scavenger hunt. People had fun creating some pretty clever videos and pics; some of them are in the intro video. Some are not, but are on people’s tumblr blogs or elsewhere…

August 19, 2012 Jonya Pacey

Van got up at five-thirty to get ready, I rolled over for another five minutes and suddenly it was eight a.m. Guilt. I am supposed to help with parking today. But it’s been light and he is handling it just fine. I am slowly taking apart the demo area as…