And yes, it was the period historians defending the Fort that put it over the top.
The sunrise weapons class was pretty neat, too — I hadn’t seen that bokken kata in quite a while. (Dee learned it from Kanai Sensei many moons ago.)
I did receive one non-Aikido related lesson: If you’re placing vegetable packs on a hot campfire grill, make damn sure you have a way to remove them first. Ouch.
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