All good things must come to an end, as they say. August 28th will be the final meeting at the Hawthorne church. Come celebrate the past and discuss the future!
Greetings to the Shire, By the end of June, the meeting place that we have had for at least as long as I have been living in the shire (a combined total of 12 years) will be closing for good. The officers of the shire are now exploring leads to find a new place to … The End of an Era
Greetings to the Shire, The last meeting on April 24, I cut pieces for the Queen’s favors to be made, and gave some pieces and pattern tracing paper along with the favor assembly instructions to our intrepid webminister after she had portioned the tracing paper. I had intended to start some on my own, and … A Missive from Maestra Ana de Guzmán
Greetings, Woodlanders! I bring you updates on both Arts & Sciences and Fencing tonight. Arts & Sciences: Her Majesty’s Favors Maestra Ana de Guzman brought some blue linen, pattern tracing paper, scissors, a cutting board, and the image for the Queen’s Favor for Her Majesty Caoilfhionn. Cutting happened, and there are kits available. Contact Maestra … Monday Updates
Greetings to the Shirefolk, I am hoping that whichever holiday you hold dear has been good and fulfilling for you. I have only just gotten a look at the details for Her Majesty Caoilfionn’s favor for her third reign, and am placing the link here: Queen’s Favors on Google Drive I have some blue linen, … Her Majesty’s Favor
In addition to a bevy of established fencers, two new fencers came to practice tonight! Sir Tanaka Raiko and Alger provided instruction in recommended safety equipment, basic movement, holding a sword, and blocking.
Greetings unto the Shirefolk, I am hoping that the winter will finally be quit of us, but it will likely be stubborn about it and throw a tantrum first. I had been a judge for the Kingdom Bardic Championship held early in February. It was a privilege to see those performances, and see two storytellers in their finest … Snowy Update
Greetings, Folk of the Shire, The first Arts & Sciences meeting in Rusted Woodlands in 2023 will be on Monday January 23, 2023. The following Monday January 31 will be the first 5th Monday of the year, which will host the Shire’s Fencing Championship, and the potluck. Bring food that can be shared, and come … A Missive from Maestra
Coming soon: A Missive from Maestra Ana de Guzmán Greetings, folk of the Shire, I strained my left Achilles tendon last week, so I shall be cancelling the upcoming Hawthorne A&S gathering on Monday 01/09 because those stairs would not do me any favors at this time. The following Monday 01/16 is the MLK holiday … Watch this space!
Tonight was bustling at the Hawthorne meeting site! Several sets of fencers kept everyone hopping in the lower room. Meanwhile, in the upper room, the title of Minister of Arts & Sciences now belongs to Maestra Ana de Guzman, as Kendrik D’Mer steps down after four years of excellent service! In other news, be sure … Monday Meetings!