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Pizza with store-bought mozarella and home-made pesto (spinach, garlic, ground almonds, olive oil, and home-made cheese) about to go in the oven. I'm pleased with the result.

"Education isn't something you can finish"

-- Isaac Asimov

The MAA (Medieval Academy of America - ) 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 -

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

Racism & white selfhood, swastikas, slurs mention 

I hear this over and over with white people who do racist shit, that this is "not who I am" and they are "not a racist," as in this article about high school seniors who vandalized their school with swastikas and hateful slurs.

And the idea both fascinates and troubles me, that you can have a "self" separate from your actions that hurt people. How does that even work?

Part II in a continuing series -

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

"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?"

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Medievalists and Medieval-adjacent. Sort-of.