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Writer, marketing consultant, part-time dishwasher at the Fruitland Park Cafe.

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Diaries published: 108 (477 days since last diary on Tue Feb 11, 2014 at 07:41 AM PST)

Comments posted: 4606 (311 days since last comment on Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 07:56 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2258

Total Comment Ratings: 8397

Most Recommended Diary: My Buddy Al Has 'Obamacare', 94 comments, 418 recommends

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doorguy's Most Recent Diaries:

Al is a crusty New Yorker who moved to our very waspy Republican stronghold here in Central Florida about 10 years ago to open a small cabinetry and carpentry shop. My wife and I own a small cafe ...
by doorguy
Comment Count 94 comments on Tue Feb 11, 2014 at 07:41 AM PST with 418 Recommends
Three years ago my wife quit her job and we forked over half our savings---and a promise to pay way more than we should---to buy a run-down roadside diner with 18 seats and a greasy counter. Neither ...
by doorguy
Comment Count 82 comments on Mon Dec 12, 2011 at 03:22 PM PST with 321 Recommends
(Disclaimer: I have a minor (research) role in ...
by doorguy
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Sep 07, 2009 at 03:21 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Three weeks ago I posted Doing Something About the Economy , a diary about our personal effort to resurrect the U.S. ...
by doorguy
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2008 at 11:29 AM PST with 33 Recommends
The first job I ever had was working in a diner. I was 13---in 1964 the rules were different---and I learned how to wash dishes and cook on a flattop. Yesterday my wife and I closed a deal to buy a ...
by doorguy
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 04:14 AM PST with 19 Recommends
I first became aware of presidential politics when John Kennedy won the Democratic nomination in 1960. I was a serious Catholic school fourth-grader who read the newspaper every day and dreamed of ...
by doorguy
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2008 at 11:48 PM PST with 9 Recommends

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