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My diary here begins in unusual circumstances -- I'm here in Florida, dealing with all the minutiae that attend the death of your parent. There's a lot to deal with, even in the case of someone who ...
by Cyberwizard
Comment Count 57 comments on Wed Aug 08, 2012 at 07:16 PM PDT with 83 Recommends
Here is a short test of your sexism: If you want your son to always have a job, encourage him to train as a home health aide. His greater physical strength is a tremendous advantage. Personal Note:
by Redstocking
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 10:03 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Today we celebrate fathers and wish Happy Father's Day to fathers from the majestic purple mountains, to the fruited plains, to thine alabaster cities and from sea to shining sea! With a ...
by jillwklausen
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 01:40 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
There are some wonderful Father's Day diaries on Daily Kos. Some have been recognized by Community Spotlight , others by hitting the Rec List , and going through the Recents (at noon Pacific on ...
by Cali Scribe
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 12:55 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
My father died three years ago this month. The 18 months he spent with us, as we attempted to care for him as he suffered from Parkinson’s, COPD and Alzheimer’s, were the second worst time in ...
by irishwitch
Comment Count 98 comments on Wed May 23, 2012 at 03:25 PM PDT with 139 Recommends
( National Partnership for Women & Families ) A new report by ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 15, 2012 at 03:07 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Honoring: Military Spouse Appreciation Day and Mother’s Day Joining Forces Honors Military Moms May 10, 2012 - First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden host a Joining Forces Mother’s Day ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 11, 2012 at 06:08 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The CARD Act went through a big brouhaha when it first came up a few years back. It passed anyway, in May 2009, and since then it has flown almost entirely unnoticed under the radar, economically ...
by LaraJones
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue May 08, 2012 at 11:53 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I was a child when abortion became a legal medical procedure in the UK where I grew up. My parents had full access to birth control, possibly a little earlier and easier than most folks their age ...
by LimeyExpatDave
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Feb 23, 2012 at 02:38 PM PST with 17 Recommends
TACOMA, Wash. - More than a thousand people mourned the deaths of Charlie and Braden Powell at a public funeral Saturday, nearly a week after the young boys' father killed them and himself in a gas-...
by Anton Bursch
Comment Count 168 comments on Sat Feb 11, 2012 at 10:15 PM PST with 230 Recommends
I kind of feel like I want to write this all out, and since this blog is anonymous and no one who would be able to figure who I am out would ever read this, I think this is the perfect venue. This ...
by sujigu
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Jan 15, 2012 at 05:41 PM PST with 52 Recommends
My father died a week ago. He died quietly, in his sleep, in the home he built, with his family at his side. Just as he wanted. But it is not his death I write about. It is his life. A life made ...
by BobBlueMass
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 05:04 PM PST with 91 Recommends
We, all, have those days that we mark on our calendars to reflect on something or someone. Whether we do so to honor or simply remember is usually up to each individual to decide upon. As a Nation, ...
by JMoore
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Sep 26, 2011 at 03:59 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
It's the play-offs and at this time of year I always find myself wishing I could watch a game on TV with my Dad. He loved baseball and because he was my hero, I loved it too. In his later years, ...
by Thomasina
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Oct 15, 2011 at 05:35 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
copyright © 2011 Betsy L. Angert.
by Bcgntn
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Sep 07, 2011 at 03:29 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I thought that today would be a very fitting day for such a topic. The list contains songs about or mentioning dads or fathers. I know some of you might have others I did not include, please feel ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 73 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 07:39 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
This is about one of my stepfathers, now deceased.
by Miep
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Apr 20, 2011 at 06:41 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Just saying. I have to do this.
by Miep
Comment Count 100 comments on Sat Dec 18, 2010 at 09:38 PM PST with 17 Recommends
he says she's one day closer to better...
by postmodernista
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Nov 26, 2010 at 12:27 AM PST with 19 Recommends
It isn't easy to look back on one's life and be really honest about it. But after reading James Jones' story last week about kids bullying his daughter, I couldn't help but come clean. The fact is, ...
by GoldieTaylor
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Oct 09, 2010 at 03:47 PM PDT with 18 Recommends