Yes, yes it is. You’d be surprised, but we actually do get asked that question at reenactments. I guess I’ve never personally heard that one, but I know many people who have. Not that I blame them. What wacko takes … Continue reading Is That A Real Baby?
From a spectator’s perspective (or as much of a spectator’s perspective as a seasoned reenactor can have from the sidelines), Klash on the Kankakee was a very successful reenactment. The encampment looked great. The schedule was packed with the little … Continue reading Klash of the Red Coats and Blue (and Green)
Miracle of miracles, I finished Ginny’s dress before Vincennes last weekend. When I say “before,” what I really mean is, “on the way to…” I was definitely pleating the sleeves near the elbows in the car as we drove to … Continue reading The Really Pregnant Reenacting Mom
Spring is finally here, and that means winter project time! I realize that makes no sense, but that’s a common issue we reenactors face. I swear…we all set out to finish a good number of different projects over the … Continue reading The Reenactor’s Spring Panic
Yes, you did read that right. My husband made the paper, and what is he doing? Showing off his backside. The Parade of Uniforms speaker is even pointing at his butt! Well, no, she’s not. But it looks like it, … Continue reading My Husband’s Newsworthy Backside
Last weekend, I felt like the teenage girl at the fair, whose boyfriend won her a teddy bear. Except this wasn’t the fair…it was the tomahawk competition at the Forest Glen/Danville event. I guess I should explain, especially for my … Continue reading The Tale of the Blue Mug and the Forest Glen Event