Journal Entries

A collection of journal entries, written and shared by members of Terrasylvae.

Creating a Mind Map

In this weeks Woodland Watch, I want to share a helpful technique to organize your thoughts and is a great exercise for your fencing journal. It’s called Mind Mapping.

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Distillation is the process of separating a liquid from chemicals, minerals, and other solids.

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Let’s Talk About Fencing

A very simple method of training and learning more about fencing is often overlooked: talking. When we talk about fencing we share and learn together. We should be doing it more. 

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My Study into the Four Levels of Importance: Honor

Honor is honesty, fairness and integrity in one’s beliefs and actions.
A fine sense of, and strict conformity to what is morally right or due.
A soundness of moral principle that no power or influence can impair.
A strong adherence to truth.
To be of worth.

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A Life of Dreams

“He was calmly eating his soup, laughing with pleasant good-humour, as if he had come all the way to Calais for the express purpose of enjoying supper at this filthy inn, in the company of his arch-enemy.” – Emmuska Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel

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A Rose of Valor

Each fighter carries with him or herself a Rose all unique with their own set of virtues and traits.  When you look at a rose, what does it mean to you? The symbolism of your rose should always guide your actions, both on and off the field.

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The Generations of Terrasylvae

With Terrasylvae’s 19th Birthday this month, we are reminded of the legacy each of us is a part of and how we fit into the rich history of this group.

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