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Jun 03

Blue Swirl Flower

To make this flower, I used a flower-shaped optics mold. the idea was to have an even number of petals because of the uniformity of the mold, but I melted it too many times and the petals lost their distinction. I think that clipping the edges makes for better petals.

May 29

Book Review: Reading Classes

Reading Classes: On Culture and Classism in America by Barbara Jensen I bought this book after attending a panel and workshop presented by the author at a con, and I was so hungry to learn more that I bought her book. Class in America is a subject that we don’t like to talk about. In …

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May 28

Book Review: Ruby Red

Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier I thought I’d grown tired of YA fantasy, but apparently I can be wooed back into the fold with time travelers. I got this as an audiobook, and was drawn in by the narrator’s depiction of an average modern British teen who just happens to see ghosts and have a …

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May 27

Bottlecaps Fourth Group

This is the fourth set of bottlecaps that I made in February. I got the idea to use the seeds, and wondered why I didn’t use seeds more often. I guess it’s because most of my seeds go in the ground. The top left one has the insides of a watch in it. I wrote …

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May 25

Book Review: Discord’s Apple

Discord’s Apple by Carrie Vaughn This is a very well done urban fantasy with the unusual twist in that it takes place in a dystopian future with gas rationings and road blocks, where terroist attacks disrupt daily life everywhere in America. There are two stories here, one of which is Evie, who has gone home …

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