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History major with IT career and tangential views of all things.

Diaries published: 5 (1664 days since last diary on Sat Nov 06, 2010 at 07:32 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 332 (76 days since last comment on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 06:16 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 76

Total Comment Ratings: 783

Most Recommended Diary: An Awakening, 54 comments, 29 recommends

People Following RedPencil: 4

RedPencil's Most Recent Diaries:

In the small West Coast town where I grew up, as in many communities, there was a layer of gossip so thick that it formed actual legends around some of the inhabitants, past and present. One that ...
by RedPencil
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Nov 06, 2010 at 07:32 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
I have been mulling over one of those Formative Childhood Experiences, and decided to try writing it up and see if I can stand looking at it in print. It was one of those Events from which, rightly ...
by RedPencil
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat Aug 28, 2010 at 07:53 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
It was in the mid 1990's sometime, and I had gone to the supermarket on Thankgsgiving morning to get some last minute ingredients for the feast. I pulled up next to a little white car whose hood was ...
by RedPencil
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Nov 27, 2008 at 04:47 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Pat Buchanan says he was trying to defend 'appeasement advocates' against Bush's anti appeasement remarks in Jerusalem. What he said, though, in fact reduced pro appeasement rhetoric to its ...
by RedPencil
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu May 22, 2008 at 04:12 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
There's been a lot on the internet in the past few years, on why Islam is worse than all other religions. Or, conversely, why Islam is not worse than all other religions. And it seems to me that ...
by RedPencil
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2008 at 03:18 AM PST with 6 Recommends

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