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a year ago i almost died
Life is full of unexpected twists and turns. Around Thanksgiving a year ago, I had some dental work done. Ten days later I began having severe headaches. On December 8th I nearly blacked out at the ...
RAW 12/15/2013 38 162 5 -
CNN's Shaky Reporting on ACA Limitations
CNN has a story up now with the title For many, Obama's promise of health care choice does not ring true In West Virginia and New Hampshire, for example, residents shopping on the exchanges can ...
RAW 10/31/2013 11 5 - -
V-ger has left the building!
The human race is officially an interstellar-space-faring species! Link to CNN version of the story.
RAW 09/12/2013 14 16 1 -
white on white crime
On July 31st another case of white on white crime unfolded, this time involving a white man trying to invade the home of Kid Rock, aka Robert Ritchie. Police have arrested the suspect. Mr. Ritchie, ...
RAW 08/03/2013 12 2 - -
more skewed polls
Larry Pratt of Gun Owners of America thinks he knows why polls show so many Americans are in favor of universal background checks. Why it's skewed polls, of course. "I'm not sure I believe any ...
RAW 04/10/2013 2 2 - -
Mass Sea Turtle Rescue
On Saturday I memorized the location of the east-most stake that surrounded a Loggerhead nest site in case Isaac eroded the beach. The site was special for me because it's only a few hundred yards ...
RAW 08/30/2012 38 98 1 398
when a friend or loved one is diagnosed with lung cancer
This cross posted at Nursing Words Please file this away under what-to-do-when-a-friend-or-loved-one-is-diagnosed-with-lung-cancer . If anyone you know has lung cancer or is diagnosed with it in ...
RAW 06/11/2012 20 20 - 175
echoes of war
Hunter is one of my favorite diarists, mainly because of his tendency to make a point with storytelling. I've been gently and politely chided for posting diaries of a storytelling nature, even ...
RAW 11/11/2011 1 3 - 36
river of life
The last time I saw Frank alive was election night six years ago. Out of concern for the privacy of his children I'm not using his real name or the names of his family members. Frank and I had ...
RAW 11/09/2011 21 17 2 182
letting go
Yesterday was my Dad's birthday. He died 22 years ago from the inexorable progression of congestive heart failure. Times are hard for me now and I suffer that oddly common yet futile desire to ...
RAW 08/14/2011 6 11 - 64
push polling by the Family Research Council in PA
I moved to Florida about 6 months ago but I got a call from the FRC on my cell phone which still has a Pittsburgh area code. The first question asked if I supported President Obama's HCR. I ...
RAW 01/25/2010 4 3 - 8
The Darkness.
Friends. I lost my job on Wednesday. My life is like too many others' in this regard. But I suspect there is a difference and I want to share it with you. Please read on - there's a larger point ...
RAW 02/27/2009 24 9 1 7
the brave women and girls of Afghanistan
What does it feel like to be away from home for years and upon returning to your neighborhood finding total destruction? Not a building standing. Not even a tree. Imagine looking for your childhood ...
RAW 11/14/2008 20 35 3 172
Judge not, lest ye be judged...
RAW 04/11/2006 6 6 - 3
if people were smashing the heads of Christians...
RAW 04/10/2006 43 11 1 4
DeLay still in trouble - serious charges remain
RAW 12/05/2005 3 3 - 11
theo-con cannon fodder revolt
RAW 11/18/2005 2 2 - 2
fundraising woes
RAW 11/12/2005 11 3 - 3
President Cheney's Torture Agenda
RAW 11/07/2005 - 1 - 4
24 days and counting...
RAW 10/27/2005 1 - - 2
3 questions for Senator Santorum
RAW 10/21/2005 4 2 - 2
letter to santorum asking for help on secret taser policy
RAW 10/18/2005 6 4 - 7
Santorum and secret taser use policies
RAW 10/17/2005 5 4 - 4
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