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Diaries published: 12 (257 days since last diary on Tue Sep 09, 2014 at 07:34 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 102 (257 days since last comment on Wed Sep 10, 2014 at 09:21 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 110

Total Comment Ratings: 138

Most Recommended Diary: Telephone Phobia , 65 comments, 34 recommends

People Following DavidD: 0

DavidD's Most Recent Diaries:

I’ve hesitated to write about this. It’s such a foolish thing — so silly, surely so easy to overcome. A recent unpleasantness connected with this phobia changed my mind. I know I’m not alone ...
by DavidD
Comment Count 65 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2014 at 07:34 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
In yesterday’s election, 11 Colorado counties voted on whether they wanted to secede from Colorado and form a new state, North Colorado, a.k.a TeaPartyGunNutFrackitupiStan. The secessionists ...
by DavidD
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 12:01 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Insect-sized surveillance drones aren't here yet (probably), but they're surely on the way. The data they collect will join the flood of images, speech, and text already being accumulated in ...
by DavidD
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Jul 05, 2013 at 06:07 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
It was an incalculable loss to mankind. He was the last of his people, the Gleb, and the last speaker of their language, Glebbish. Gloob leaves behind a cultural and spiritual void of immeasurable ...
by DavidD
Comment Count 59 comments on Tue Apr 20, 2010 at 06:53 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
When I was laid off by Quark in mid-May, I applied immediately for Colorado unemployment benefits. Everything sailed through smoothly. Oodles of paperwork arrived in the mail – notification of ...
by DavidD
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Oct 05, 2009 at 04:17 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Years ago, I published an essay on our Web site titled The Surprising Benefits of Being Unemployed . It’s been getting lots of hits over ...
by DavidD
Comment Count 52 comments on Sat Aug 01, 2009 at 03:02 PM PDT with 6 Recommends

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