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40-something Zen Catholic liberal anomaly, repeat graduate student, writer, thinker, musician, poet. My drugs of choice are chocolate, red wine, lively conversation, and the printed word.

Groups: Angry Gays, Milk Men And Women, Progressive Policy Zone, Spiritual Organization of Unapologetic Liberals at Daily Kos, Park Avenue, Critical Realists Working Group

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Diaries published: 114 (701 days since last diary on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 06:24 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 37865 (701 days since last comment on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 06:38 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 3631

Total Comment Ratings: 129657

Most Recommended Diary: I don't intend to apologize for not liking the president, 893 comments, 279 recommends

People Following musing85: 80

musing85's Most Recent Diaries:

This weekend marks the height of the annual gay pride celebrations: the weekend closest to June 28, the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots . Occasionally people, both within and without the gay ...
by musing85
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 06:24 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
I've actually thought so for some time, and not just because I spent some time today reading the report of the special investigative counsel (the "Freeh report") on the way Penn State handled (or ...
by musing85
Comment Count 75 comments on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 06:38 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
On my commute home this evening, the universe (well, my iPod) apparently felt it was a good night to serve up two powerful women of color making an interesting musical (and philosophical) contrast. ...
by musing85
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 06:04 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Welcome to Brothers and Sisters, the weekly meetup for prayer* and community at Daily Kos. We put an asterisk on pray* to acknowledge that not everyone uses conventional religious ...
by musing85
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 05:00 PM PST with 23 Recommends
For GLBT History Month last October, I published a diary about a largely overlooked and ...
by musing85
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Aug 05, 2011 at 08:38 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
The Courage Campaign is reporting (sorry, it's mainly a donation link--but it's the only one I'
by musing85
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Jul 19, 2011 at 11:51 AM PDT with 22 Recommends

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