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Sing it, sister!

Something that has happened to me multiple times in California and never anywhere else: someone checks my ID. Looks at me, looks at the card, looks at me. Hands back the card while asking, "Oh, is your husband Mexican?"

"No, this is what a Puerto Rican looks like!"

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"I know that given the dismal shortage of representation of any kind of people of color in sf, I should be grateful for any Latino characters, and I am, but it’s precisely because Emilio is the only Puerto Rican that it’s important to me that he stays Puerto Rican. It’s precisely because in the future everyone is some mysterious monolithic 'Hispanic' that I want the world to know that 'Hispanic' isn’t enough." -+Isabel Schechter
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This is just fascinating.  Gerbils?
 
New evidence suggests gerbils are responsible for the deaths of more than 100 million people over 400 years.
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+Brian Holt Hawthorne It's the one I'M talking about, anyway... ;)
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Now, THIS is something I needed to hear about. And so do you.
Our kickstarter campaign to reunite the band #CatsLaughing for a third album to be recorded live at Minicon 50 in April 2015 is FUNDED. Per our initial… - Corwin Brust - Google+
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(yes, there’s been a bit of Stevie Ray playing in the sewing room lately) K kindly offered the loan of her machine, so I did this block for #opgivewarmth — although it may get an addition on one or two sides, because I think it’s not quite 12.5″ square as…
(yes, there’s been a bit of Stevie Ray playing in the sewing room lately) K kindly offered the loan of her machine, so I did this…
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Soooooo blue.  Looking forward to seeing what else springs up!
 
Baby Blue Eyes (Nemophilia) in our native garden's meadow
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I couldn't do this (because I would die of frustration doing all that quilting without a robot-controlled longarm), but it's gorgeous.
Tomorrow, which is Saturday March 14th, 2015, is being widely touted as a super-special pi day, because it's 3/14/15 and pi is 3.1415.... (Of course this only works in the US where we use the month/day/year system. Countries that use the more logical day/month/year system have their pi day on 31/4/15. Unfortunately April only has 30 days, so I suppose they have to celebrate it on May 1st.) But back to the subject of pi day: Needless ...
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A green day in the Calaveras hills--
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So interesting! - Paula Allen - Google+
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This is an excellent essay.

One thing I noticed when the books were first published and became an phenom is that younger kids would go to events dressed as the character they related to.  I've seen black Hermoines and Asian Harrys.  (Gender was less malleable.)  As the kids (and the characters) got older, there was a falling-off.
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This makes me so very happy. (Besides, fudge.  What's not to like?)
Ladies and gentlemen, the REDEEMER campaign has just crossed the €8K threshold, which means the Redeemer Chronicles are a go and I am under contract--to… - C.E. Murphy - Google+
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