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Itzl Alerting

As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, power outages, or other such things that could keep us off DKos. It's also so we can find other Kossacks nearby for in-person checks when other methods of communication fail - a buddy system. Members come here to check in. If you're not here, or anywhere else on DKos, and there are adverse conditions in your area (floods, heatwaves, hurricanes, etc.), we and your buddy are going to check up on you. If you are going to be away from your computer for a day or a week, let us know here.  We care!
We all share the publishing duties, and we welcome everyone in IAN to write a daily diary for the group! (HELP!)  Every member is an editor, so anyone can take a turn when they have something to say, photos and music to share, a cause to promote or news!  (Help keep IAN going strong;  you know you have a diary or two in you just waiting to express itself!)
Ok,  we do have a diary schedule. But, when you are ready to write that diary, either post in thread or send FloridaSNMOM a Kosmail with the date. If you need someone to fill in, ditto. FloridaSNMOM is here on and off through the day usually from around 9:30 or 10 am eastern to around 11 pm eastern.

There are a few pieces of music that can just stop people in their tracks, and luckily for us, this one shows up every year for the July Fourth holiday.  Please enjoy a full 15 minutes of unparalleled rapture.  

Do you have a favorite piece of music for the holiday ?  How about a special meal?   Does your family have a tradition?
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