December mini-AIR: candy crackling, drift, and why drifters die

The December issue of mini-AIR (our monthly e-mail newsletter just went out. (mini-AIR is a wee little supplement to the magazine) You can read it online, too. Topics include:

  • Candy-cover crackling (physics)
  • Drift — in Dogs, Names, Pottery and Authors
  • The Ceramic Uvula Speaker Poet
  • Evaluating Where and Why Drifters Die
  • and more
It also has info about upcoming events.

Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.”

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