"Thanks, glad to have found my way here! I'm a historian currently working on an magazine essay abt sp. I've flirted around on its margins for a couple of years, and I'm going to my first sp con in two weeks. I'm excited about it!"
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Thanks, glad to have found my way here! I'm a historian currently working on an magazine essay abt sp. I've flirted around on its margins for a couple of years, and I'm going to my first sp con in two weeks. I'm excited about it!
there are few enough people in this area of the country that share my interests or background, so this seemed to be the next course of action. I like that the community is compact yet diverse. You, good sir, live in a place that is too far north for my tastes. I spent too much time that far north in my younger years; i am happy for the warmth that comes with these latitudes.