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The Magpie, the Packrat, and a Collection of Sand: coping with the death of my sister

I wrote this essay recently as part of a writing course at the University of Calgary. It’s about my sister and her sand collection and my need to hang onto this collection, among other things of hers, as a way to cope with her death in the summer of 2013. 776 more words

Rob Alexander

Plains of Magic: the Gathering

I have written before of how important basic lands are visually to Magic. As cards that players see most often they are important in building a sense of place and even reinforcing the themes of the set visually. 322 more words

Magic The Gathering