[LMB] Re fencing, was (OT:) Personal News

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Wed Jan 5 03:13:28 GMT 2022



> On Jan 4, 2022, at 8:08 PM, Kathy Collett <kcollett at hamilton.edu> wrote:
> 
>> I still have a mask, jacket, saber, foil, and a practice épée.
> 
> I still have a foil.  I took fencing the year I was in England for 11th grade=lower sixth form, and then again at college, and briefly about 12 years ago with a student fencing club here at Hamilton College.

I watched on TV the match where the American won her Olympic gold medal.   It was a reminder to all of the sword ’n sorcery readers how the very best fencer is the one who gets killed the fewest time.  That really applies to a wide variety of things that happen in life,


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