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Re: Explain your username + avatar
« Reply #1500 on: October 11, 2017, 11:03:17 AM »
"Noisy" Rhysling was a spacer who got blinded and spent his time writing poems, some of which he sang. "The Green Hills of Earth"* was one such. I had that poem printed out and posted in my gun tub. It reminded me of the "Earth" I had left behind when I joined the Navy.

Avatar is Heinlein as a Middie at Annapolis.



*Part of the eponymous short story collection by Robert Heinlein.
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