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The Crossroads of the Aether

Jessie Desmond
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  • North Pole, AK
  • United States
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Jessie Desmond's Discussions

Found Food & Drink Items

Started this discussion. Last reply by Captain Jan 10, 2012. 5 Replies

I just found a ketchup with a very steampunk/neo-victorian look.   Sir Kensington's Ketchup…Continue

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Steampunk Group Projects

Started Mar 4, 2011 0 Replies

The steampunk group that I'm with (Queen's Arctic Expeditionary League) likes to do group projects.  Since I maintain the groups blog and update the newspaper as to our weekly meetings, I feel like I…Continue

A Frozen Steampunk

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dr. Lavinia Dayton Feb 22, 2011. 6 Replies

It's been between -35F and -45F here in Alaska and I'm frozen.  I've decided that I need to look for hardy steampunk clothes, or at least some ideas for making some.  This is kind of a call out for…Continue

Found Items

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Rooney Feb 18, 2011. 4 Replies

Please feel free to add other items that are for sale that you've stumbled across. I found this over at a place called…Continue

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Steamthug liked Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
Apr 8
Pandelirious Malifecto liked Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
Apr 8
Captain replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"Juneau Fencing Club Juneau Fencing Club is a recreational fencing club where you will learn fencing fundamentals, values, traditions, and techniques. Focuses will be on precision, efficiency, endurance and grace. Club Advisor: Brian Vander Naald,…"
Apr 8
Dr. Jameson B Westering II replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"Had not heard about the coaches clinic before - will have to look into that!   Mirrors are always a great way to work on form, very handy when they are available."
Nov 21, 2013
Captain replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"Have you considered attending the USFA Coaches' College at Colorado Springs?  Many of the lessons are closer to stage combat than tournament fencing but there are usually one or two real coaches getting certified in each class.  A…"
Nov 21, 2013
Dr. Jameson B Westering II replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"I fenced in college (was team captain for two years), primarily foil.  I know the basics of epee and sabre but prefer foil.  I've been fencing some with a local college club that allows me to join them as I help train the newer kids…"
Nov 20, 2013
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Queen's Arctic Expeditionary League

A steampunk group based in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Oct 6, 2013
Taphophilia Catafalque replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"Tea Duelling is one of the sports I do so enjoy, for what could be better than to partake in a sport that is both refreshing ~ the Tea ~ and delicious ~ the biscuits ~ and can be played by both gentlemen and ladies, outdoors when the sun is…"
Oct 3, 2013
Taphophilia Catafalque replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"Well my dear man, I suppose that if you can't legally shoot them, then you can jolly well smoke the blighters out instead..... he he he !"
Oct 1, 2013
Albrecht von Saarbruchen replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"Good evening, In years past I participated in modern fencing, and did a lot of cycling.  Presently through non-steampunk venues I am studying rapier combat and other sword forms.  Archery is an occasional…"
Sep 16, 2013
Michael Telson replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"In grad school there was a cricket club that I had joined while at Rutgers. We did play matches against club teams from other schools such as Princeton, Cornell and Penn State. Archery is something that I have dabbled at as well, my youngest son is…"
Sep 16, 2013
D. S. James replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"I have fenced both French (foil, épée, saber) and Japanese (kendo, iaido), participated in FITA archery competition until numb fingertips and snapped nails interferred with my musicianship, learned pistol and rifle marksmanship at an…"
Sep 16, 2013
D. Niles, Esq. replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"In my younger days I trained and showed horses in western pleasure and hunt seat over jumps. I practice Zen Archery, Target Shooting and Fly Fish. I learned to shoot as a young man with a .22 rifle shooting at strike anywhere matches, eventually…"
Sep 12, 2013
JB Shields replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"If I was there, I would attend! Sounds interesting."
Sep 12, 2013
JB Shields replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"Archery? Impressive."
Sep 12, 2013
JB Shields replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"I fence, shoot, and learned both English and Western style horseback riding."
Sep 12, 2013

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An explorer, historian, and artist raised in the frozen north that is Alaska. I'm with the Queen's Arctic Expeditionary League (QAEL).

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This is my blog about incorporating steampunk fashion into everyday wear.

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At 8:38pm on December 5, 2011, A D Cruize said…

Happy birthday, Ms. Desmond.

At 12:22pm on December 5, 2011, Jolly Roger said…

Oh happy day ma'am, on this the anniversary of your birth;)

At 11:24am on March 17, 2011, Americus Riatan McClaxton said…
Why, thank you madam.
At 2:24am on January 24, 2011, Baroness Branwen said…

nope. i think im the only one that even knows anything about it. i just thought a bunch of stuff was cool and realized there were alot of you lol. maybe im not so weird. i would get that.....you dont even know who you are do you...lol the thing is....i really do. sigh and im off

 

melissa

At 11:38am on January 12, 2011, Brass Alchemist said…
I am not entirely sure as I have only recently found myself to be a Steampunk kinda guy.  In fact so new I have yet to have anything steampunky.  I have been checking and it seems that Alaska is not a steam mecca unfortunatly.
At 5:01pm on January 11, 2011, Captain Downer said…
Greetings from the southern regions.
At 5:06pm on January 3, 2011, Dr. Horatio VonDarkfaulker said…

Greetings Jessie,

 

Welcome to the Empire and thank you for your friendship; you are an absolute doll!

At 5:32pm on January 2, 2011, Gideon Vonhurse said…
good to see some alaskans joining
At 12:46pm on January 1, 2011, Ryan McMann said…
Happy New Year & Welcome to the Empire!!
At 6:59am on December 31, 2010, Captain Denvo Pryde said…
Welcome to the Empire. Steam, googles, and gears oh my.
 
 
 

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