The Kids have boffers, practice swords made of PVC pipe, padding and duct tape which they made with help from a friend of Spring's who's in the SCA.
When I got home yesterday, they were outside practicing sword fighting and asked if I wanted to try it out.
I admit it was fun, but all the running, lunging and swinging has left me rather sore.
I did my taxes last night.
Let me just say that Schedule SE just plain sucks. Getting hit with 7% Social Security as an employee and 7% as an employer really hurts. Especially given that as an employer I can't write off the 7% as a business expense in this case.
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