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I defend my dissertation today - you know I will be all set because I have these amazing shoes that my sister fanced up for me with cockades and little gold rings to go with my LotR skirt.

I defend my dissertation today - you know I will be all set because I have these amazing shoes that my sister fanced up for me with cockades and little gold rings to go with my LotR skirt.

I made these cards as a little thank-you gift for my committee members. They’re photos I took in Ireland with little pictures from early modern books glued on them. They came out kind of nice, I think. Also, it was way fun to have an excuse to use glue sticks.

I don’t know what happened to your books, honest.

I don’t know what happened to your books, honest.

Check this out: it’s like go-fish but with authors and it’s from 1927! 

Check this out: it’s like go-fish but with authors and it’s from 1927! 

If my dissertation defense ends up like this, I would be okay with that.

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I’m not a Manic Pixie Dream Girl, I’m a Raving Harpy Nightmare Woman.

Even though it’s a bit peripheral to my topic, I did manage to work Percy Enderbie’s argument that Britain was not populated through “the copulation of any such murdering harpies” into my dissertation defense. Because I have my priorities straight, that’s why. 

Rescued recycle-bin Runaway Robot!

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I have a customer who’s ordered several copies of this book because an ancestor of his was involved. One of these days I’ll read it. There’s a Wikipedia article about the eggnog riot, too. 

Eggnog Riot!

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I have a customer who’s ordered several copies of this book because an ancestor of his was involved. 

One of these days I’ll read it. There’s a Wikipedia article about the eggnog riot, too. 

Eggnog Riot!

Among the many best parts of having a comics shop downstairs of us is having the amazing Brad pop up with a long-anticipated comics delivery. Lumberjanes is out today so stop by and check it out!
(Also, if you are not already reading Ms. Marvel, you can check that out too!)

Among the many best parts of having a comics shop downstairs of us is having the amazing Brad pop up with a long-anticipated comics delivery. Lumberjanes is out today so stop by and check it out!

(Also, if you are not already reading Ms. Marvel, you can check that out too!)

To Isengard!

To Isengard!