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An interesting article in yesterday's WashPost about how kids, boys in particular, will make anything a gun and how that works with parents who are afraid to have their kids see guns.
When Rick and I were kids, we frequently played adventure -- down the Mississippi on a raft, the jungle gym our starship to space, etc. -- and we both played guns, although ours were usually invisible. I do have this picture, though, although I don't know who the boy is. That's definitely me with the cowboy getup:
Williams talks about Mars authors, and tells us her favorite is Ray Bradbury. I liked all of these, which is unusual, so I will just connect you…
Williams wrote about how she had a lot of problems with books using apocalypse when she was young, and there were a number of stories in this issue…
This had a good enough page on Amazon that I bought it from SFBC. It's much more loose than I expected. Post-apocalypse has put everybody on our…