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"Education isn't something you can finish"

-- Isaac Asimov

The MAA (Medieval Academy of America - medievalacademy.org/ ) is looking for feedback from non-traditional medievalists as well as those outside tenured or tenture track positions. Also look at their statement of support for such scholars - cdn.ymaws.com/www.medievalacad

Perhaps of interest to folk

#DwarfFortress is finally patching in petting animals. Including undead animals??? Best game ever

Racism & white selfhood, swastikas, slurs mention 

Part II in a continuing series -

Thirty-Five Years With Blade in Hand - Part Two - A Youth Spent in the

aspiringluddite.com/sca/0013.s

"I thought unicorns were horses... or goats with scales, or something."

"They were, but those subspecies went extinct ages ago."

"So how is this... also... a unicorn," I asked.

It looked like a gray hare on stilt legs, but with an elongated neck. A single horn, iridescent and sharp, twinkled, spiraling upwards from the center of its forehead.

"One horn," explained the handler.

Well, it cured my eczema, I guess that's what mattered.

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #UrbanFantasy

How Norway turns criminals into good neighbours.
"I really don't remember the last time we had violence here. Maybe we had one or two incidences of spitting?"
bbc.co.uk/news/stories-4888584

The other day I found a couple of dishes at Morrison’s, called Pie Dishes or somesuch, but they looked to be perfect for making pâtés/terrines, since they nest a little bit and are a good size for about a 1/2 a kilo.

I realized while making it this basic , pâté, that a ‘classic’ pâté spicing, quatre épices, is an awful lot like my usual poudre fort mix-only my poudre fort doesn’t include nutmeg. I wonder if it is possible to trace poudre fort directly to quatre épices …
aspiringluddite.com/PlusPoraPi

Ravelry folks! In particular, crocheters! I have my first neural net-generated patterns posted to the LSG HAT3000 thread.
Did it work? I have no idea. Some of the crochet notation in the dataset is VERY old, and it's not consistent at all. The results look like patterns maybe?

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Medievalists and Medieval-adjacent. Sort-of.