Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

birthday bash

I see that I neglected an important milestone. My Yahoo discussion group, the Feeder Guppy Rescue League, just celebrated its third birthday in late May. The League now has 73 members, who seek ways to protect fry from zealous (and hungry) mothers, who inquire whether we also wish to save goldfish, and who tell heart-warming tales of guppy love. I started the group as a parody, but it turned into something useful and in many ways its own thing.

When it first began, I actually ran an article in Aquarium Fish Magazine, to promote it. A new member said the ad ran again this month--which surprises me, as I did not run it. It's got links, now, and really doesn't need advertising, but it was fun to write a "thank you, or by the way...." letter to the magazine about the curious new ad.

I think that the club deserves a new song. I will work on this. Speaking of songs, my song "One Endless Unity" just got podcast by a Harvard Law School public policy center as the intro to a really cool speech by a woman named Traci Fenton, who spoke about corporate democracy in a winning and intelligent way. That's what I always want my music to be for--a free soundtrack to the exploration of thought and ideals.

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