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This started as a comment in Thursday's J Town diary , and is expanded to a diary at JanF's suggestion.
by Gottlieb
Comment Count 191 comments on Fri May 11, 2012 at 07:44 AM PDT with 530 Recommends
This is a story I have wanted to tell for a while. Without jumping ahead of myself, should you choose to read on over the fold, you'll share in a story of one of the most profoundly kind and ...
by RenaRF
Comment Count 295 comments on Sat May 15, 2010 at 02:13 PM PDT with 451 Recommends
by Al Rodgers
Comment Count 511 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2009 at 08:29 PM PDT with 345 Recommends
This clip is out of San Bernardino in California. Look at those greedy, lazy, overpaid scumbags sucking on the government’s teat. I say we close at least half the fire stations, and cut their ...
by Xavier Onassis EMTP
Comment Count 199 comments on Mon Apr 16, 2012 at 10:47 AM PDT with 267 Recommends
No pix, it all happened so fast. No, really. I was sitting in the Zombie Mancave™, an airplane hanger-like metal structure that is about 16 feet high in the center, this afternoon, enjoying ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 155 comments on Fri May 31, 2013 at 02:06 PM PDT with 260 Recommends
There are are kinds of heros that are celebrated on the 4th. I will never forget the men and women who dared to care and dare to be heros as much as any celebated Bob Hope, or John Wayne, or Norma ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 95 comments on Wed Jul 04, 2012 at 05:32 AM PDT with 260 Recommends
Sigh. I confess. I’m the person who posted that image that conveyed a slightly snide undertone toward Woozles in a recent Pootie diary. You know the one. Photo of Pootie and ...
by dharmafarmer
Comment Count 251 comments on Sun Jan 17, 2010 at 04:13 PM PST with 251 Recommends
After 69 days, Florencio Avalos, the first of the 33 trapped Chilean mine workers, has just been lifted out of the mine pit.
by amk for obama
Comment Count 273 comments on Tue Oct 12, 2010 at 08:26 PM PDT with 194 Recommends
When I settled in North Carolina this past summer, my first order of business was adopting a shelter dog. My husband and I found this gorgeous Lab mix at a no-kill shelter. He had spent most of ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 180 comments on Wed Feb 26, 2014 at 12:53 PM PST with 180 Recommends
I am a dog and cat rescuer and have been for about 30 years. Today I opened my e-mail to find a forwarded plea from another dog rescuer who takes in little dogs. Like many, the plea is from a ...
by cany
Comment Count 137 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2008 at 01:06 PM PST with 133 Recommends
who have spent the last five days immersed in diaries about gun violence. The rescue ranger on duty, looking for quality diaries meeting particular readership criteria, reads EVERY diary that comes ...
by jim in IA
Comment Count 74 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 03:15 PM PST with 128 Recommends
With initial survival accomplished, our order of priority for care and comfort is my 86 year old father in law, the 8 year old little girl who we've supported since providing all prenatal care, and ...
by oldpotsmuggler
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Nov 09, 2013 at 08:31 AM PST with 109 Recommends
This is an action diary particularly focused on the proposed New York "Oreo's Law". If you are NOT a New Yorker (as I am not), we still need your help. Everyone can help, and this is timely. ...
by cany
Comment Count 58 comments on Sat Jun 12, 2010 at 12:10 PM PDT with 103 Recommends
I am on an email list for rescuing dogs and cats and most of the ones I get refer to local pets that need fostering or adopting. I wish I had Romney's money to devote to these sweet, furry friends ...
by not this time
Comment Count 130 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 06:33 PM PST with 96 Recommends
'she let me know that she was running with the wild dogs now, the ancient ones and that she was very happy and living a dogs true life.' . . . There I was walking Ellie on her usual walk to visit ...
by dear occupant
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Mar 04, 2012 at 10:35 AM PST with 76 Recommends
Food was on the way yesterday, only now that food is on the way today instead. Rain happened! Nothing notable, especially with this being the tropics. But then fear happened! Again, completely ...
by oldpotsmuggler
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Nov 10, 2013 at 11:17 AM PST with 71 Recommends
A way to "wash out" Alzheimer's disease? Possible breakthrough research must be supported by guarding the National Institutes of Health funding... A research-supporting President is in office now-- ...
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 05:19 PM PST with 66 Recommends
An old nautical joke is that the difference between a fairy tale and a sea story is that the former begins “Once upon a time…,” while the latter begins “Now this ain’t no BS!” ...
by corwinabell
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 12:22 PM PST with 60 Recommends
This is not a political diary. I have to tell a story, and then I'm going to ask for a little generosity. I can't think of a better way to set it up than that. More over the fold.
by RenaRF
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Dec 12, 2010 at 11:32 AM PST with 59 Recommends
I normally don't do this here, but this is an emergency dog rescue situation. A puppy mill northeast of St. Louis, MO has dumped 98 dogs. The dogs have less than two weeks to be rescued (...
by QuestionAuthority
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Jul 08, 2010 at 04:59 PM PDT with 56 Recommends