Weekly Reads: Women are Champions of the Rebellion, Kids are not Terrorists, and Happy Birthday to Me!

Hey there Readers! It is December 11th, the year of our Lord Voldemort 2017 and it’s my birthday! Today starts my last trip around Sol as someone in their 40’s. That’s right, I’m 49 and still moving, albeit a little slower than I used to. Homo Sapiens can expect a couple more …


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  • User AvatarHanoumatoi Excellent song choice. Also, black people are the champions of the US rebellion. 90+% went for Doug Jones. – Dec 13, 2:18 PM
  • User AvatarCassandra Gelvin My 3-year-old son doesn't have sensory processing issues, but he had an issue with the strap-held garbage truck costume I made for him: it was... – Nov 04, 12:58 PM
  • User Avatarkethlak Wow! This sounds so cool! Wish we had something like it local to San Diego. (Comic Con doesn't count, it's been impossible to get tickets... – Nov 04, 12:25 PM
  • User Avatarkethlak Well, as problems go, it's a good one to have. Looking forward to your news! – Nov 04, 12:21 PM
  • User AvatarLou Doench We're currently a bit of a victim of our own success! Our best writers have been called up to the big leagues. Kavin's writing appears... – Oct 22, 10:46 AM
  • User Avatarkethlak So glad to read something from you guys again. I hadn't visited in a while, and when I came back a few weeks ago I... – Oct 17, 2:02 AM



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