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Melody Townsel's Profile

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Diaries published: 110 (1039 days since last diary on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 04:20 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 6691 (1038 days since last comment on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 08:21 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 16625

Total Comment Ratings: 79038

Most Recommended Diary: UPDATED: Senator McCain, My 8-Year-Old Has a Question, 555 comments, 1177 recommends

People Following Melody Townsel: 99

Melody Townsel's Most Recent Diaries:

Just a brief diary here to thank you all for your ideas, your suggestions, your offers of work, your hookups for other freelance assignments, and your donations. In the last 48 hours, I've received ...
by Melody Townsel
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 04:20 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
Hello, all: I'm writing today to ask for your help. For your help, NOT for your charity. And for your recommendation of this diary, if you're comfortable and so inclined. Those of you who know me ...
by Melody Townsel
Comment Count 96 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 03:26 PM PDT with 204 Recommends
Here’s the thing. You see people like me in a scooter or a wheelchair and you want to help. You do. And you’re nice, mostly, so we let you. Mostly. So you hold open doors or you carry stuff or ...
by Melody Townsel
Comment Count 117 comments on Wed Jun 20, 2012 at 02:00 PM PDT with 79 Recommends
No doubt about it! For months now, I've been remiss; I've been watching white Republican men -- many of them fellow Southerners -- march boldly into battle, engaging in hand-to-hand combat as our ...
by Melody Townsel
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Jun 14, 2012 at 07:44 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Watching Rachel Maddow with the tween right now. Just finished The Ed Show. The kiddo has asked question after question, working to wrap her newly-minted 8th-grade head around today's Wisconsin ...
by Melody Townsel
Comment Count 67 comments on Tue Jun 05, 2012 at 06:30 PM PDT with 196 Recommends
I'm a teacher. Still feels strange to say that, but I have been for a couple of years. A public-school teacher, for the last two years teaching 10th-graders pre-AP English at an early-college high ...
by Melody Townsel
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Jun 04, 2012 at 08:05 PM PDT with 23 Recommends

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