Not much to say, really, but at least the early mornings are pretty.
Because I’ve been living with my in-laws and working for a week and there’s really nothing new to talk about. Except maybe how awesome the lunch room is. My new schedule is 7:30 – 4, except game days when I get back home at midnight (damn 90 minute commute into town and 2 hours back, because 20$ a day is too much for Go Transit).
I’m in the middle of transcribing a conversation I had earlier this week with the Director and Head Writer of the Winterbourne series (which I hope to post about next week), and noticed that Augur Magazine’s Kickstarter expires in 35 hours!
They’ve managed to secure funding for their first 2 years, but if you want to get-in on a subscription, now’s a good time. There’s a free sample issue available if you’re interested.
Friday our Syrian family decided to make a big feast to thank all their sponsors. It’s been about a six months since they arrived. Not everyone could attend, which is too bad, because it was a lot of fun and the food was AMAZING. Continue reading
I’ve been a pretty vocal supporter of Reaper Miniatures since I discovered them a few years ago, and unfortunately, one of their employees said some offensive things online recently (it’s hard to tell exactly when, things were edited). I’ve been struggling with this for a few days, and unfortunately I don’t think I’m articulating my concern well. It doesn’t help that people seem to have moved on since the news was revealed and any attempt at discussion either gets ignored or shouted down. Continue reading
There are already a number of better-written (I enjoyed this post by Scalzi and the ensuing discussion), more informed posts on Charlottesville, however, keeping quiet is support, and this all seems crazy to me. I’m horrified by what happened. Here are a few things I’ve come across, and reminders that Canada has a problem too.
I’ve just learned that Joe Pulver is seriously ill, and looking at costly medical expenses despite insurance. While I don’t know him, many people I like speak highly of him. 100% of the funds from publication of Dim Shores‘ just announced “The Resplendent Troswoman Below” by Pulver Sr. and Edward Morris will go to the Pulvers. It’s not yet posted, so maybe sign up for the mailing list, or send an email or Facebook message if you’re interested. There’s also a Go Fund Me. Hopefully everything turns out okay.