There are so many holidays in July: Independence Day, Buried Editor Birthday, Harry Potter Day. Harry Potter Day is special though because you have to dress in costume and go wait in long lines at midnight. I’m dressed in my Gryfindor uniform about to leave for work. We will (optimistically) be closing at 2 AM. My sister was apparently sorted into Slytherin, and my husband, after dying his hair, will be metamorphosing into Snape. Even my mother-in-law is getting in on the act and dressing like a witch. No muggles in my household.

Happy Potter Day all. See you next week. (Tomorrow I have to work again, and Sunday is dedicated to reading the book.)

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