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The Stream-of-Consciousness Journal of a Wargamer

This Weekend’s Painting

| August 29, 2015

This weekend I finished a few items I had started on last weekend.  The first items I completed were four regiments of light cavalry of Burgdorfreuthenheim in 10mm.  These are for Chris’ 10mm Not Quite Seven Years War project. At Historicon I picked up some 28mm Pacific island natives from Pulp Figures.  I started these [...]

Acceptance Day

| August 20, 2015

Last Saturday Tom (and the class of 2019) was formally accepted into the United States Corps of Cadets at West Point.  This gave us a chance to spend a few hours with him before the academic year started.  We had a VERY nice visit.

Class of 2019 March Back

| August 11, 2015

Sunday and Monday, I participated as an “Old Grad” in the Beast Barracks march back.  Cadet basic training, or Beast Barracks, ends at Camp Buckner on the West Point reservation and culminates with a 12.2 mile ruck sack road march over steep and rocky hills to the West Point main campus.  This has been going [...]