austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,
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I think I know now what's making me sad; it's a yearning for my own back yard

Comic Strip Master Command dared my mathematics blog to write about anything but comics this week, and I completely failed to do so. I was spending a lot of the week trying to get GoComics.com to stop breaking their stuff.

And I have half of a set of satisfying answers to What's Going On In Gasoline Alley? And What Happened To Jim Scancarelli? If you were wondering.

I took more pictures of Motor City Fur[ry] Con on Saturday, since, particularly, the fursuits were out and about! Let's enjoy.

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Raccoons gathering for the Motor City Fur[ry] Convention fursuit parade. Not sure why all the ringtails were getting there at the same time.


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And this is why fursuit parades always start late, if participants are going to be easily drawn off by the sight of gathered cameras.


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PunkCat helping people gather for the big fursuit parade group photo.


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Fursuiters gathering and I like that I got Malamute way up front like that, by accident.


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bunny_hugger putting her hand up to listen extra-close to the instructions.


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bunny_hugger being the center, or at least the center, stage-right, of attention.


Trivia: On the first anniversary of the repeal of the Stamp Act, British soldiers cut down the pine tree erected as a liberty pole in New York City's Commons. Sons of Liberty placed a new pine tree there the next day, with the trunk circled by iron bands to render it axe-proof. Soliders attempted to blow it up with gunpowder, unsuccessfully. Source: The Epic of New York City: A Narrative History, Edward Robb Ellis.

Currently Reading: A Short History of the Office of Price Administration, Harvey C Mansfield and Associates.

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