Category Archives: about me

Update on Unfinished Projects

Good news: I’ve got two completely off the list!  YAY! Bad news: I’ve added to my list. My list items that are now done are these. Nobelese Largesse Secret Project (blogged about here) Mar’s Quilt block (no photos, but it’s also … Continue reading

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Unfinished Projects

Y’all. Y’all. I’m really bad at unfinished projects. My friend Anna Plantyn had a fantastic idea for keeping on task for finishing up the projects (and I’ll blog about this, too). From her note: Over the years I have accrued a … Continue reading

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2017 SCA Resolutions, revisited. . .

Looking back at my SCA resolutions from last year, and I got none of them done. Sigh.  Not.  A.  One.  Now, to be fair, my modern work life was in a crap-ton of flux, but I’m hoping for much smoother … Continue reading

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I Need Your Help

Hi all – I wish this was an awesome research post or a post about something I made.  Instead, I’m asking for a tiny bit of help with a bit of a modern-day problem.  I’m visiting my Diarmaid, and my … Continue reading

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Brigida’s Pelican Text

My friend Brigida had the boon begged to be admitted to the Order of the Pelican back in August.  She asked me to write her scroll text, of which I was pleased to do so.  Brigida’s persona is from 1200s … Continue reading

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Ask Me Anything!

It’s been a while.  So much for keeping up with my New Year’s plans.  At any point, gratuitous project pic! Tagua nut is also known as vegetable ivory, and is carved using a lot of the same methods, and has … Continue reading

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It’s been a year: goal-writing and the SCA

On the other other hand, goal-writing allows us to see our own growth and learn from what we’ve done in the past – it’s not a checklist. It’s a way to see how far you’ve come as a person (or your kit, etc.) and yet still show how far you have to go, and then using that as a form of finding contentment. It’s kind of Zen, really. Continue reading

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A bit of an introductory post. . . but a sort of recap.

It’s been a while since I’ve done this, and with the numbers of new followers I have, I figured it was as good of a time as any. Hi there! I’m Konstantia Kaloethina, for those of you in the SCA. … Continue reading

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