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Groups: The Wide World of Sports

Diaries published: 31 (975 days since last diary on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 04:23 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 1778 (691 days since last comment on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 08:14 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 673

Total Comment Ratings: 2842

Most Recommended Diary: Historical Fiction: The Song of Roland, 54 comments, 58 recommends

People Following alefnot: 29

alefnot's Most Recent Diaries:

Historical fiction is a genre in which fiction is based on and fleshes out a backbone of historical fact. Occasionally, though, the partnership goes both ways, and fiction can affect history. The ...
by alefnot
Comment Count 54 comments on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 04:23 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
At the zoo the other day I was looking at a pair of magnificent Steller's Sea Eagles (hoping they were rescue birds, for their cage was pretty small for such masters of the air). Among the most ...
by alefnot
Comment Count 104 comments on Sun Sep 09, 2012 at 01:04 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
Not really part of the climate blogathon (which is really about action, as it should be), but I thought this post -- originally posted over 3(!) years ago -- might be useful for newcomers and to ...
by alefnot
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Aug 22, 2012 at 04:32 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
If you think Los Angeles is Exhibit A in urban sprawl, you could make an excellent case. There is a river that runs through it, from the San Fernando Valley to its mouth in Long Beach some 50 miles ...
by alefnot
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Jan 01, 2012 at 02:06 PM PST with 31 Recommends
Lot of depressing news, lately: accelerating CO 2 emissions , Damascus, Wall Street, that someone like Gingrich could ...
by alefnot
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Dec 06, 2011 at 02:11 PM PST with 40 Recommends
Tomorrow, Sunday June 26th, is the kickoff for the 6th FIFA Women's World Cup. I looked at the US Women's National Team in ...
by alefnot
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Jun 25, 2011 at 11:07 AM PDT with 11 Recommends

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