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Freelance Escapologist's Profile

Born in the heady fin-de-siecle of 1600s Contantinople, I quickly gravitated to the art and science of Escapology in all it's sundry forms, together with Butter Sculpture and Egg Swaddling. I went freelance in 1968. No regrets.

Diaries published: 23 (767 days since last diary on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 08:21 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 939 (647 days since last comment on Sun Aug 18, 2013 at 07:35 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 208

Total Comment Ratings: 2572

Most Recommended Diary: McCain on the Precipice, 65 comments, 38 recommends

People Following Freelance Escapologist: 3

Freelance Escapologist's Most Recent Diaries:

Really? Really?! Of course, this comes as a surprise to precisely no-one, but I was surprised that it was being trumpeted so loudly, so soon after the historic cave-in to the NRA in the Senate. ...
by Freelance Escapologist
Comment Count 90 comments on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 08:21 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Our son recently completed an O.S.S for dislocating his teacher's knee. He is autistic. Of course, autism is no excuse, and I do not seek to excuse his behavior. He understands that what he did is ...
by Freelance Escapologist
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 09:09 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
This diary, as with so many on this site, began as a comment to this diary . Unfortunately, it became something of a drive-by (no pun intended), as the exigencies of life intruded on my desire for ...
by Freelance Escapologist
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 08:53 AM PST with 2 Recommends
This is the first of a possibly ongoing series of diaries in which I shall showcase (if that's the word for unwarranted showing off of not-terribly good skills) some of my compositions, throwing the ...
by Freelance Escapologist
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 10:00 AM PST with 3 Recommends
... that much is certain. That's what the doctor said, calmly, carefully. He's a psychiatrist, so he was carefully gauging the reactions of both my wife and myself. Andrew sat in his chair, smiling,
by Freelance Escapologist
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 09:00 AM PST with 20 Recommends
A lot can change in four years. I've been gone (more or less, unless one counts some really determined lurking) for 784 days. Pretty sure nobody really noticed (not self-pity, just knowing that ...
by Freelance Escapologist
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 11:15 AM PST with 1 Recommend

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