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OzConPhilly Back Again

It had been sixteen years since I last attended an Oz Convention, and now I’ve gone to two in the same year. The International Wizard of Oz Club‘s National Convention was in Philadelphia this year, so I could stay at … Continue reading

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If I’m Not Real, Then Who’s Been Dreaming Me?

The Corner Laughers, Matilda Effect – Reviewing albums by people you know, even just online, can be a bit awkward sometimes. This band was started by my LiveJournal and Facebook friends Karla Kane and Angela Silletto (now Rhoades), although Angela … Continue reading

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An En-Gage-ing Look at Matriarchy

In reading about my favorite author, L. Frank Baum, I’ve also come across a fair amount on another interesting figure, his mother-in-law Matilda Electra Joslyn Gage. Along with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, she was an important leader … Continue reading

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