My Trip To The (Renaissance) Fair


This past Saturday, my wife and I took a trip to the New York Renaissance Fair. ┬áNeither of us had really been before, so here’s my account of this epic trip to a pretend past that was actually rather fun.

Oh, and my Kindle fire takes pictures, so I got a couple rather crappy photos of my own after the cut…neither of which features me or my wife.

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Podcast Reaction: Swords! Edition


This week on the podcast, there was Lego Talk, Marvel/Netflix talk, Choose Someone’s Own Adventure Talk that could have made the podcast suitable only for mature listeners despite the fact only truly immature listeners would enjoy that portion but probably came from Watson watching Anchorman recently, and then there was a sword spelling bee.

This led me to wonder…why do so many swords have names?

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