Weighing in on the Progressive Community

I consider myself a “progressive” reenactor. The units I belong to generally label themselves as such, as do the majority of the reenactors that […]

How to Make Unit Standards that Work

I recently wrote a post about the importance of unit standards and how they can really help to improve the quality of both your unit […]

The Importance of Unit Standards

It’s my personal opinion that one of the best things a unit can do to improve its overall quality, ease of participation, and professionalism […]

A Labor of Love: Frente Rojo

Three years ago, Marc and I and another friend started up a Spanish Civil War reenacting group that at the time we called La […]

Help a new recruit find a unit!

As many of you know, this blog is not the only reenacting-related site that I run.  Along with a couple sites for units I […]

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The Hobby


Living History

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    Photos from Fort Frederick Market Faire
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    Photos from Fort Ward
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    Photos from Battle of the Hook
  • 2013-08-01 14.49.23
    Shots from Gunston Hall
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    Shots from Under The Redcoat
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    A First-Timer’s Experience of Under The Redcoat


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    How To Survive Your First Tactical
  • 2013-08-16 11.10.22
    What to Expect at a Tactical Reenactment
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    Time Travel Tuesday: Lineup
  • Suicide Corner
    Time-Travel Tuesdays: Suicide Corner
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    After Action Report: Newville Ostfront 2012
  • Vzvod, my old unit, at Newville
    See you all at Newville!


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