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Today, by great good luck, I saw something remarkable. The local astronomy club in CT had set up telescopes for viewing the transit of Mercury across the sun. After a solid week of raw, rainy weather, we had a brilliant day. There was a strong wind – the guys told me the wind had actually played havoc with the telescopes – and scarcely a cloud in the sky. I got to the field about a half hour before the viewing period ended and got to look at or through three of the scopes.


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I'm crossposting this from my brand new author site, here: http://mjohnsonstories.net/book-reviews-and-other-thou/this-world-is-full-of-marve.html Enjoy! And I hope you'll take a look at the site, too. :)
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Publisher's Weekly tweeted this. I hope Rowling will speak out against it; that might make some difference.

But really, kids old enough to read the Potter books ought to be able to tell the difference between fantasy and reality! One wonders how long this has been going on, and whether it's happening in other countries?

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jhRNCtp8zTsk87bk5fe4cj6gQDIQ?docId=CNG.d38937404101e4d7e98cb91a23a3c053.721

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