After the last dish is washed, I stride to the horse stable which is, in reality, a large wicker basket. I pull out my trusty steed and grab hold of my lance. The Good Knight beams as we square off on opposite sides of the room. Finally, we raise our makeshift lances and call out that one word the Good Knight has been waiting to hear all day: "Charge!"
Randy Richardson is an attorney and writer living–and jousting–with his wife and son in Evanston. Visit his Web site at www.lostintheivy.com.
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