'Mimosa 30' illo by Sheryl Birkhead
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Mimosa is a fanzine very much devoted to the preservation of the history of science fiction fandom. The non-electronic version of this 30th and final issue of the run issue was published in August 2003 and is ©2003 by Nicki and Richard Lynch, with individual rights reverting back to contributors after this one-time use. 'Worldcon', 'NASFiC' and 'Hugo Award' are service marks of the World Science Fiction Society. All opinions and versions of events expressed by contributors are their own.

illustration by Sheryl Birkhead

Cover: Damsel in Distress Unimpressed  by Teddy Harvia and Peggy Ranson 1
Opening Comments: California Dreamin' and Other Remembrances  by Rich & Nicki 3-7
Join Fandom, Travel to Exotic Places, Meet Interesting People -- and Smof With Them  by Eve Ackerman 8-9
If I Can't Be Great I'll Settle for Old  by Mike Glicksohn 10-11
Hovering on the Threshold  by Peter Weston 12-15
Hot Watermelon  by Esther Cole 16-17
Chat cartoon  by Teddy Harvia 17
Looking for Degler  by David B. Williams 18-21
Gerfandom Days  by Jim & Greg Benford 22-24
A Fan - tastic Honeymoon  by Dave Kyle 25-27
The Final Worldcon  by Ron Bennett 28-30
Forward to the Basics  by John Hertz 31-33
Tales of Adventure and Medical Life #16 -- The Adventures of the On-Call Knight  by Sharon Farber 34-36
Meadowlawn Capers  by Charlotte Proctor 37-39
I Remember Dr. William L. Gilliland  by Alexis Gilliland 40-41
Growing Up Manos  by Richard Brandt 42-43
Bonn Mot  by John Berry 44-45
Tales of Adventure and Medical Life #17 -- The Final Chapter  by Sharon Farber 46-50
The One Who Didn't Direct Terrible Movies  by Mike Resnick 51-53
A Personal Sense of Wonder (Part 2)  by Robert A. Madle 54-56
One Life, Furnished in Early Fandom  by Curt Phillips 57-60
I Was a Teenage Octagenarian  by Harry Warner, Jr. 61-63
Yakety-Yak Don't Look Back -- Confessions of a Former Fan-Article Writer  by Dave Locke 64-65
Footprints in the Sand  by Michael A. Burstein 66-67

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