This site is maintained by Joe Hoffman, former physicist, current modeling and simulation engineer, foil and épée fencer and coach, and vegetable gardener.

Here’s Joe in the semi-finals of the Division 1-A National Epée Championships in 2002.  Photo by the brilliant Bart Boatwright.

Joe Hoffman, left, of  Falls Church, VA scores a touch against Ilya Lobanenkov , of Portland, OR,  during a bout Tuesday July 2, 2002 at the Palmetto Expo Center. The men were competing in the Mens 1A Epee Division of the U.S. Fencing Association Summer Nationals being held in Greenville this week. Staff/Bart Boatwright

Joe Hoffman, left, of Falls Church, VA scores a touch against Ilya Lobanenkov , of Portland, OR.

Here’s one of Joe’s gardens.

garden

The architecture of the internet requires at least one cat picture be present on any valid WWW site, so here is Fléau.

ain't she cute?