When you clear all the cookies in your browser, trying to solve an issue, and it doesn't solve the problem, but now you have to relog into every single website you regularly visit. 😩

It's the 10th anniversary celebration at 3rd Rock Grid, a not-for-profit virtual world. Come for the music, stay for the confusion! If you've always wondered what this virtual world thing was about, take a look at www.3rdrockgrid.com.

If you are known as the Knight with Two Swords, it doesn't do to get caught in a situation with only one broken sword!

Sir Balyn in Le Morte d'Arthur is just about the most bad-luck prone knight I have ever read about. Don't stand too near him, or a castle might collapse on you.

These days I'm following along in online discussion of Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Artur" in the original Middle English. Fun!

The community and are definitely musts for fans of or his circle of friends, the , as well as other medieval and speculative literature.

Mythgard includes free online seminars and discussions. There is also an annual conference, , in the DC/Baltimore area, as well as various smaller one-day conferences throughout North America and London.

Signum University is a masters degree granting online institution recently licensed by the state of New Hampshire that also offers auditing of their courses. There are courses taught by a range of scholars in things ranging from Old Norse to C.S. Lewis to Science Fiction.

Dr Olsen, aka "The Tolkien Professor" has a couple of long-running podcasts under his own name and Mythgard Academy.

See mythgard.org as a starting point.

Whew! That's much longer than I'd normally post! But you did ask, @freemo ;-)

@freemo do you know of Mythgard Academy, or Signum Univesity, or Dr Corey Olsen?

I'm live in the DC/Baltimore area, I'm into , and love getting my geek on reading and discussing literature, especially the works of (the books more than the movies).

I've been programming for longer than I like to admit, these days mostly for using Java and C#.

The distributed nature of Mastodon appeals to me, so time to explore.

Qoto Mastodon

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