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Getting knocked off course.

For admin reasons, there’ll be no tourist visits to the observatory until January at the earliest. Luckily for me, it’s the cruise ship season, and I’ll get work guiding bus excursions, but it’ll be less work than usual. So that’s more time for writing, yes? It should be, but my days seem overfull with little to no writing getting done, although I’m working on a short story called, “The Queen’s…

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Squee Sunday: Sugar gliders

Sugar gliders (Petaurus breviceps) are small nocturnal marsupials. They live in forests in Australia, Indonesia and New Guinea. As the name suggests, they like to glide. It’s a good way to get from one tree to another without exhausting your tiny self going all the way down to the ground and back up. It also avoids the predators on the way. Not to mention leaving them behind looking silly as…

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