Doesn’t everyone wish he could fence?.....It is violence refined into beauty, it has associations with love, honor and suicidal pride. We think of great fencers-unlike great footballers or junk-bond salesman-as superior beings: air and fire, rather than earth and water. We think of Cyrano, Zorro and the Three Musketeers.
James Traub GQ 1994
Friday, May 26, 2006
After some correspondence with the Division Chair and Dana Brown, I find that I did not loose my rating. Yay!
It was not that much of a rating to begin with, but it gives me a little more confidence when I face the young fast ones.