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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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Captain replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"I am going to be a bum next semester and not teach the usual beginners' fencing classes.  I have not been spending nearly enough time coaching the experienced fencers anyway.  I'll probably receive more calls for beginners and…"
Dec 10
SCATTERJACK THE MAD MECHANIC replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"Classical you say? I'm suprized to see how many peaple have responded to this thread. Grew up around all manner of hunting, not bad at shooting and archery,( i'ts my name sake, last name Bowman), a little martial arts, a little straight…"
Dec 7
Prof. Sebastian Fate replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
" Dear Madam Fate , my guide in all things , played cricket . To paraphrase Oscar Wilde it is rather too tough a game for delicately brought up  boys . "
Dec 4
Elena replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"We ride at our house, and do fencing, as well as shooting.No cricket, though I do love a game of croquette. :)"
Nov 29
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Aug 3
Captain commented on Jessie Desmond's group Queen's Arctic Expeditionary League
"http://www.adn.com/article/20140726/antique-cars-find-unlikely-home... http://www.fountainheadmuseum.com/ I just found that Fairbanks is even steamier. We might have an opportunity to visit Fairbanks next MLK weekend.  Anything steamy…"
Jul 28
Captain replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"http://www.blue-gauntlet.com/Sabre-Beginner-SET-4-pieces-Basic-with-NO-bag_p_3922.html A sabre starter set costs less than some single golf clubs or tennis rackets.  I highly recommend upgrading the few dollars to a their front zip jacket with…"
May 17
Christophe Raven-Black, Esq. replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"I took fencing in high school; a few decades ago... but now I prefer long-range rifle sharpshooting. It is a little slower paced but requires concentration and physical control... There is also a technical side of it, which appeals to the…"
May 17
Miehm replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"I'm not worried about beingnloaded down by rules, honestly. I have a very specific desire to learn to use a saber, rather than foil, epee, etc. I'm funny that way though. I will definitely look into the local clubs. My lack of funds had…"
May 17
Miehm replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
"I would like to learn to fence with a saber, and I'm a pretty mean hand with a wheelgun, though I'm better with a rifle.  Shooting is a great way to let off some steam, and learning to fence with the saber would make me a more rounded…"
May 16
Captain replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Fencing, Shooting, and other sporty fun
May 11
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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

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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 9:57pm on August 3, 2014, Captain said…
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, k u said…
Happy New Year & Welcome to the Empire!!
 
 
 

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