“It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.” - Benjamin Franklin
For most of our history, every human being was occupied with the work of keeping ...
The whales are the largest animals that have ever lived on earth. The Blue Whale is over 100 feet long and weighs up to 190 tons--its tongue alone weighs more than an African Elephant, the largest ...
The day before the wedding, my little family.
I have been a part of the Dkos community since the Dean-Clark wars. I am reaching out today because things have become unmanageable. I am the step-mom ...
In my post of last Saturday , I said that one of the subjects of this site would be helping people who need help.
That time is now.
Come with me. I want to take you on a little walk in another ...
Stuff Happens. If Hillary has a major health event, we do not want the party leadership coalescing around someone "safe", because there are Democrats to the right of Hillary, and that's ...
We each have our own tolerance for risk and we all make numerous risk/reward decisions every single day. In this diary AndyT will join us to discuss his very touching personal diary in which he ...
SHELTER, WARMTH and DIGNITY
So far, ShelterBox has committed aid for 4,000 families in the Philippines
Supplies previously ...
It's been a while since I did a diary on the state of Iceland, and today I noticed several comments repeating the common fairytale myths about how Iceland dealt with the financial crisis. And then, ...
So every once in a while, a diary like this becomes necessary. African-American Kossacks write them with a terrible regularity, limitless as the tides ( I, II ,
Given his spectacular failure as a 2012 GOP Presidential candidate, Governor Rick Perry may very well be something of an authority on pipe dreams. With marked certainty, he continues to inhabit the ...