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Forty years ago I was a teenager looking forward to Christmas Day. After a traditional family supper of ham sandwiches made with the first meat carved off the bone of the Christmas ham, I went to ...
by Mopshell
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Dec 25, 2014 at 06:03 AM PST with 90 Recommends
I’ve always had a bit of a thing about lyrics. Shoddily-written lyrics can put me off the whole song, no matter how appealing the melody. Ludicrous lyrics, on the other hand, can hold a certain ...
by Mopshell
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 07:12 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Solar Microgrids in Tanzania: Maasai Stoves & Solar Project International Collaborative 81 Kirkland Street, Unit 2, Cambridge, MA 02138 https://www.facebook.com/maasaistovesandsolarproject http://...
by gmoke
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 16, 2014 at 03:29 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Last Monday, I posted a diary suggesting we give Daily Kos subscriptions to readers here who can't afford to purchase their own. We had 33 people apply. You guys bought 22. That record lives at the ...
by navajo
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 06:58 PM PST with 84 Recommends
As have others, I've been given a gift subscription to Daily Kos, by an anonymous donor. The generosity is impressive. I'm a bit floored by it, really. Thank you someone. Thanks also to ranger995,
by Garrett
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 03:48 PM PST with 21 Recommends
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2871737/What-difference-week-makes-Cop-let-starving-mother-caught-stealing-eggs-just-hug-delivers-two-truckloads-food-feed-family-Christmas.html Instead of ...
by dov12348
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 01:36 PM PST with 6 Recommends
We've got something of a tradition developing here for the holidays. I think it began when Onomastic, persuasive soul that she is, suggested this fantastic community give each other subscriptions to ...
by navajo
Comment Count 251 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 08:15 AM PST with 133 Recommends
©BlueJessamine. Are you a wrapping paper person or a gift bag type person? I personally enjoy wrapping each gift. There are times when a bag is handy. Say for a nice bottle of French wine?
by BlueJessamine
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 10:55 AM PST with 13 Recommends
I'm in a little group called Lazy, Stupid, and Godless that is currently raising funds for Médecins Sans Frontières. ( Doctors Without Borders ) We may be all or none of those things, but since ...
by LoreleiHI
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 12:37 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Once you give something away it forges a new path for itself. Today, I gave this Washburn mandolin to a colleague that I do not know so well --- I played this instrument for about 20 years (...
by tharu1
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu May 01, 2014 at 07:57 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
It was exactly one week ago, January 29th, (my birthday) when the Surgeons and the Shipping Department at California Pacific Medical Center cooperatively packed my left kidney in a box and sent it ...
by nycbassist
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 03:58 PM PST with 57 Recommends
As you probably know if you clicked on this diary, the Daily Kos community supports a food pantry on the Cheyenne River ...
by betson08
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Dec 31, 2013 at 04:59 PM PST with 37 Recommends
Participating in the Daily Kos Secret Santa Shop this year as a recipient was, in a way, one of the most difficult things I’ve ever done. First, I am a very quiet member of this community. With ...
by Ooooh
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Dec 25, 2013 at 08:53 AM PST with 31 Recommends
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. - Buddha Don't tell me what you believe, ...
by Otteray Scribe
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Dec 24, 2013 at 04:21 PM PST with 32 Recommends
I just saw this video and wanted to post it and some comments. This Christmas is special to me. I feel cleansed and renewed. Not because of religion but for my release from one, Christianity. I ...
by Jack Ryan
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Dec 24, 2013 at 03:58 PM PST with 1 Recommend
not for the presents we got, but for the presents we gave. my mom and dad every christmas would explain to my sister and i how there were children that wouldn't get any presents and how we could ...
by edrie
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Dec 23, 2013 at 07:45 AM PST with 48 Recommends
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by betson08
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 02:52 PM PST with 37 Recommends
This will be a very brief diary. I haven't seen this display of corporate generosity mentioned and there were no open threads up. So, I decided to put this out in the spirit of the season. Please ...
by Gordon20024
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 04:16 PM PST with 18 Recommends
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by betson08
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 08:00 AM PST with 42 Recommends
Thus said Pope Francis to Konrad Krajewski, the Vatican Almoner . "The Holy Father told me at the beginning: 'You can sell your desk. You don't need it. You need to get out of the Vatican. Don't ...
by Just Bob
Comment Count 212 comments on Fri Nov 29, 2013 at 03:41 AM PST with 260 Recommends