Posting History for nannyboz
|I Am Going to Do It Because
someone must. I'm talking about Duncan . Surely you have seen his story... for the latest, go below.
|A Little Good News for Honeybees
From CNN... Honeybees are going to get a little help from the White House. In an effort to help the declining bee and butterfly populations, the White House announced new steps to protect the ...
|IBM Warns Louisiana About "Religious Freedom" Bill
From CNN: IBM has sent a letter to the governor of Louisiana warning that a pending religious freedom bill would create a hostile environment for the tech company's employees. IBM Vice President ...
At 4:08 this morning Joan died quietly with Dorian, Leslie and Janet holding her hands. RIP Joan. You, Isis and your story taught us so much about love.
|An Update: Joan Has Begun Her Final Journey
So many Kossacks have been following the saga of Joan and Isis over the past few months and I knew you all would want to know of the most recent development. The previous diaries I've written are ...
|The Murder Trial of the Killer of our Friend, Jamie Kirk Hahn, Has Begun
On April 22, 2013 we received the news that Jonathan Wayne Broyhill had stabbed our friend Jamie Kirk Hahn. She subsequently died from those wounds. The background is this... We worked with Jamie ...
|Israel Asking US for Missile Defense Aid
Please excuse if already diaried... Israel is requesting $300 million, more than the $155 million already requested by the Pentagon, for missile defense systems against Iran's ballistic missiles.
|As Promised, an Update on Joan and Isis
So many of you have asked for updates on Joan and Isis. You have also asked how you can help. Some of you wanted to send books for Joan to read. Some of you have sent cards to her. You have all ...
|Did You Get the Dipwad DCCC Questionaire Yet?
Jeebus! I did. What a crock. "Hi Nancy, You're one of our most important supporters..." Not really, never sent 'em a daggone dime. Oh, and the categories from which to choose! Deep I tells ya, ...
|The Longest Six Weeks of My Life Are Over... My Husband is Okay
I have tried to share joy. I have shared that. And I have been scared witless. I have been down, shared that too. Been in the pits. I tried to rise above, sharing good things. I've been there ...
|Jesus Connecticut Christ!
My late Dad's favorite epithet. When things bugged him, when he was peeved, shall we say. "Jesus Connecticut Christ Nancy!" (my given name). "Why did/didn't you...?" He did have a way with words. ...
|The "Baby" and "Sue" Story Has Been Published!
So now I can tell you with real names! Many of you have read about "Baby" and "Sue" here , here , and here . Their story was ...
|Baby and Sue and the Miracle of Christmas
Many of you have read my diaries about about Baby and Sue . Many of you have asked to be updated and what an update there is! Pointsettias were delivered from their FaceBook group as I previously ...
|If a Diary Falls in the Woods...
and you can't read it, is it a diary? Talk amongst yourselves.
|For Those Following, the Latest on "Sue" and "Baby"
It looks like this story is organic! Sue is receiving cards from around the world and Baby has her very own Facebook group, numbering over one hundred people. Sue is amazed and happy that Baby has ...
|Update on "Sue and "Baby"...Amidst All of the Ugliness, a Heart Warming True Story
Disclaimer: I cannot post photos nor can I name names. The woman in this story, which is true, has two months to live. I won't ask her. I'll just share without giving her more pain. One year ago ...
|Thank you to the author of
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/11/18/1345662/-70-Year-Old-Woman-Prosecuted-for-Neglecting-Her-98-Year-Old-Mother this diary. Prosecution of the 70 year old woman who cared for her Mother for 28 ...
|It's All About Emma and Helping Those Who Helped Her
I'm not quite sure I can properly tell this story but I have to try. It's in memory of Emma. A few months ago Persiflage and I joined Kindred Hearts Transport Connection. This is a 501(c) group, ...
|Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
So, my husband Persiflage and I are self-admitted cat lovers. We have nine now, lost two dearly beloved last year. One to cancer, one to old age. Those losses still hurt, and we recognize life ...
|Please help if you can...Nurse Kelly's friend Pat. Urgent update!
I don't know the story about why Nurse Kelley isn't around much anymore, but I do know she has done a lot for many here. I'm Facebook friends with her and this evening she posted that a dear friend ...
|So Much for Taking a Break
Yeah, big woo, nannyboz took a break from here. Took a break from other places too, after here. Even President Obama isn't enough to bring me back right now. Yep, his latest misspeak won't do it.
|Sen. Lindsey Graham (Sun.-SC) Sez President Obama Will Have to "Man Up"
Today on FOX News Lindsey Graham allowed as how the Repukes will fold on the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy to avoid the fiscal cliff, er, curb in January. Never fear, the Senator from SC doesn't ...
|A Simple Thank You
Thank you to all of our veterans and active duty military. You are the reason we are able to vote, disagree, cuss and discuss. You have fought and are fighting for our freedoms whether or not we ...
|Romney Returning to VA Thursday
... and bringing his big ole load of disaster relief donations with him. There will be a campaign rally in Doswell, north of Richmond beginning at 1:45 PM. The bottom of the invitation included ...
|About Sandy: Please Take It from One Who Has Been There, More Than Once
Persiflage and I live in Wilmington, NC, a city in SE North Carolina. As I write this we are experiencing gusty wind and rain and I can hear the surf pounding as we live close to the ocean. We are ...
|OFA-NC...Phone Banking for Early Voting
I'm so happy to read the diaries documenting early voting in North Carolina and how big the turnout is. In our city of Wilmington, in the southeastern part of the state, the polling places are ...
|A Loving Farewell to Toonces and a Heartfelt Thank You for My Community Quilt
As some of you know it's been a very rough year for our family. I started having low back pain last October that began to radiate down my leg, my Dad was in failing health and our beloved pootie ...
|Hey Mitt, Meet the Bagel Lady
There's a New York style deli/bagel shop near our home where my husband and I often enjoy breakfast when we are up and out early. We're there frequently enough that we've gotten to know the folks ...
|My Dad Died... Another Voice of the Greatest Generation is Forever Silenced
I have a point in writing this diary. My Dad's story of his service, sacrifice for his country and down right adventures merits it's being told. I'm writing to celebrate him and so many like him ...
|Mea Culpa... I supported John Edwards
First contribution to a presidential campaign, check. Twenty five bucks to John Edwards in 2003 accompanied by a note telling him if he didn't use it wisely I would ask for the money back. In 2004,
|New Hanover County (NC) "Irresponsible Women" Having Sex!
Thank God our County Commissioners are all up in our uteri! /snark. The New Hanover County Commissioners, all men, turned down $8999 of state bonus funds that did not require county matching funds ...
No, not a pet, not a name known to any but those of us who knew her. She was a bride of a Merchant Marine during WWII, 80 something years old. Until very recently she continued to kick bootay at ...
|I'm In A Lot of Physical Pain... I Need Kossacks' Ideas
As a surgical nurse I seldom step outside the medical bubble for ideas about what in the world is going on with my back, or other parts, but after four months of pain I'm doing exactly that. I need ...
|OK Komen, You Blinked, I Didn't
Yes, I was glad to hear the news that the big PINK fraud blinked. Really, how could they not? It was all so obvious, a moron (or moran) could have understood it. I'm ashamed to admit that I ran ...
|Did I Ever Tell You About Our "Meeting" With Ralph Reed?
Nope, don't think I ever have but I need and want to now. Since I just saw the rat bastard on the news (CNN) yammering about the fortunes and misfortunes of Repubs in South Carolina, thank God this ...
I had a nice rant all built up and it disappeared! Oh, wait, no, there it is! It's all about Romney and his 15% tax rate. I can "understand" that. Srsly. He was born rich, raised rich, took ...
|In Our Insatiable Need for All Things Ron Paul
this diary is mostly not noticed. It isn't a Ron Paul diary, lamenting the ...
|Twenty Years Ago Today...
my brother Matt, my only sibling, committed suicide. He had moved back in with my Mom and Dad, at age 33, after things finally got to be too much for him. He was a Psychiatric Social Worker who ...
|My Favorite Things at Christmas, and All Year
Once again I find myself sitting at my 'puter, on Christmas night, writing a diary (sorry, post) here at DailyKos. I do have a life, part of which is right here. So, who better to share with, talk ...
|Yo! Scroogey People!
I'm not gonna link to the diaries and comments that are putting down our subscription drive, no need to give them more attention. I'm simply gonna ask for those who are bugged by the happiness and ...
|Update On My Friend John... He's Gonna Be OK
I diaried (posted) the other night about John who ...
|John Is Paying a Dear Price But You Won't Read About It
My friend John is a nice man, a family man, decent in all the ways that matter. Until 2008 he had a regular job and was let go, the economy weighed in and his job went away. His wife is a medical ...
|From Wilmington, NC, Finally, Good Night Irene
I posted yesterday as the storm was beginning to hit. Now she is leaving, not quite gone yet if you see the ongoing wind gusts, but she is leaving to wreak her havoc north of us. We, Persiflage ...
|In Wilmington, NC... Hi Irene.
Well, it's been a day so far. No, make that two days counting yesterday's prep work and more today. But we, Persiflage and I, are secured as best as can be, and the nasty bands are hitting us now.
|This Is So Embarrassing....
Do you remember growing up in this country, the USA, knowing you could count on it's inherent goodness, rightness? Do you remember US Savings Bonds and being afraid of Russia? Do you remember the ...
|Congressional Reform Act of 2011, I Wish!
I received this in an email and love it! Not that it will ever happen but we can dream, right? I figured I'd share something to smile about during all the dismal news lately. If you like it send ...
|Credo Action... Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline
I received this email from Credo with a petition to sign to urge President Obama not to allow the Keystone XL Pipeline. The email also includes information about daily sit-ins at the White House ...
|Dang I'm Gonna Miss Ya!
No, no, no TTFN! My hubby and I are leaving on Thursday for Italy! Can anyone say, "woot"? We travelled regularly and often until around nine years ago. That's when my mother-in-law became ill...
|What You Talkin' Bout?
I made a vow to myself upon arriving here at DK4... No more fluffing over words whose definitions I didn't know. Look 'em up Nannyboz. No ma'am, it is not good enough to sort of assume you kinda ...
|I ♥ Diaries!
Deciding to be upbeat and positive about DK4, I visited during Beta, helped break it a few weeks ago contributing to the diary Major Danby put up, "This Diary Has 1000 Comments" (boy howdy, that was ...
|The Silent March
While reading teacherken's diary about the Greensboro, NC Woolworth's lunch counter protest I was reminded of an event I witnessed ...
|It's True... Only the Good Die Young... One Has, One Will
This is my need to ventilate... one loss has happened, one is yet to come. One I knew well and worked with on a daily basis, the other, while a stranger to me isn't, because a dear friend said ...
|A Joy to Share... Goldfinches!
A few minutes ago I couldn't believe my eyes as I walked onto our back porch. Goldfinches at our bird feeder! Here we are, in Wilmington, NC with six inches of snow beginning to melt, quite ...
|Sigh... Aw Geez...
What a week... We had this on Christmas Eve and now today we were "blessed" ...
|A Christmas Miracle... The Heimlich Maneuver Works!
You have met my folks more than once. I take kindly to the fact that you have loved up on ...
|Helping "the folks" Prepare for Christmas...
Many of you have met my parents before, they are 87 and 89 and still independent, to a degree. Mom ...
|Westboro Baptist to Picket Elizabeth's Funeral w/Update
According to WRAL in Raleigh, NC the Kansas church famous for anti-homosexual protests plans to protest for 45 minutes before Elizabeth ...
|A Happy Thing... Copcar Haz a Shelterz
A few days ago I diaried about our feral pootie Copcar, asking for ideas about how to shelter him ...
|How About We Ditch Politics For Now? Needs... With Update
You know about them... the folks in your community in need. They don't know or care who is "in power". They're hungry... needy... things have gone so totally wrong for them. Often through no ...
|Advice Needed for Feral Pootie We Tend
Persiflage (my lovely hubby) and I have eleven pooties, indoor kids who live better than many "hoomin" children. As I write this they are warming their cat buns by the fire after just having ...
|C'mon Kossacks, Let's Go! Help Needed!
A recent diary asks us for help. The diarist was simply asking for advice but we Kossacks got engaged and ...
|My Friend's Mom Entered Hospice Care Today
This is a little diary for Anna... new Hospice patient... sweet Mom of a friend... kick ass little eighty something year old who told her nurse yesterday, "lose the straw, I can take my pills and ...
|Kossacks Getting It Done
Today is my day to be the parody of the "blogger". I'm still in my pink flannel pootie jammies and it's nearly one PM here in the east. I have a cat in my lap and a few more laying around my ...
|Thank You DKos Weather Diarists!
This is a shoutout to millwx ...
|KosAbility: Hypereosinophilic Colitis... What's That?
My name is nannyboz and I'm today's KosAbility diarist. I'll be talking about hypereosinophilia and the form I have as named in the title of the diary ( didn't want to have to type it again!).
|No Pun Intended... LOLs Cats Need Help
Many of the Pootie People here know that my husband and I have eleven rescue pooties and have been feeding a feral guy for five years, ever since we moved to Southeastern, NC. He has not agreed to ...
|Dad's $240 Shower Chair
I wrote a diary about two weeks ago advocating for elder parents on healthcare issues. In the ensuing weeks my 86 year old Dad had his gallbladder removed the old fashioned way. He had too many ...
|BREAKING: Morehead City, NC Evacuated: Updated x4
Residents of Morehead City, NC are under non-mandatory evacuation orders this morning due to the apparently accidental rupture of nine shipping containers of PETN at the port there. Those who ...
|Medical Advocacy for Aging Parents
My 86 year old Dad has been sick for two weeks and is now facing his fourth major surgery in seven years. It seems his gallbladder is bad and full of stones so out it must come. As he, Mom and I ...
|"Accept that" from a different angle.
Since the Primary Wars I mostly read, occasionally comment, and enjoy myself in the Pootie Diaries which I find fun, refreshing and friendly. Until I took a break after those wars and then got over ...
|The Elizabeth Edwards I Know, Just a Little...
I have read numerous "Google Alerts" today about Elizabeth's new book, ooh, aah, a "tell all", she talks about John's affair, this that and the other. Trust me when I tell you, I will buy it and ...
|Condolences to Elizabeth Edwards for the Death of Her Father (Updated)
Vincent Joseph Anania, 87, father of Elizabeth Edwards, died yesterday in Chapel Hill, NC of heart failure. Father of three and grandfather to many, Mr. Anania leaves behind Elizabeth, his wife ...
|Attention Edwards Supporters!
Sharing John's trait of optimism I found myself very uncomfortable this morning as I wandered around the house feeling like I had lost a limb or something. I'm simply no good at staying down for ...
|To Obama Supporters from an Edwards Supporter
I want to say some things to you and I mean to do it nicely and from my heart. We have had so much nastiness back and forth that it has become difficult to believe supporters of a candidate other ...
|NC Democratic Party has it's Head up it's Tuckus
BlueNC's Anglico diaried this issue yesterday, and I applaud him. Well done Anglico! I just sent our County Chair the following ...
|So Many Suicide References, So Little Reality.
This, that and the other one title diaries "... suicide..." Have any of you lost someone you love to suicide? Do you have any clue what that means and how it feels? I can answer "yes" to both ...
Yup, us pooties are Democats, one and all! Ya see, we're all rescue catters, and only Democrats (good folks) would bother to see the good in us, not to mention the love we give our humans. We ...
|"S-Fear"... Where's the outrage?
Hat tip to Salo for coining the phrase "S-Fear" , meaning fear on the part of the blogosphere. It's so apt it boggles the mind.
|Why I Don't Trust Hillary Clinton
Disclaimer 1: This is my personal opinion. Disclaimer 2: I would feel this way even if I didn't support another candidate. I liked Hillary Clinton when Bill was running for ...
|Not A Rant, But... From My Soul
How to start? wmtriallawyer's diary of yesterday really got me thinking and much of what I thought about left me even more unsettled. First of all, I hope he stays right here and continues ...
|Hey Barack and Hillary: Sell Your Own Girl Scout Cookies!
When I was a ten year old Girl Scout, our troop had the yearly duty to sell Girl Scout cookies for fifty cents a box. We took orders in February with delivery in March. By taking on this ...
|Et tu, CNN?? You Know the Drill... Sawdust, Two by Fours... Rant!!
So, nice nice, John Edwards received endorsements from not only the Carpenters, but in addition, from the United Steel Workers, and the United Mine Workers! No skinny easy feat! In addition, ...
|This is for You, nyceve
This isn't about me, but I'm going to use my situation to make a point. I'm one of the lucky ones. I have a chronic disease, not life-threatening, but requiring treatment by medication, which I ...
|I'm So Mad I Could Eat Sawdust and Poop Two by Fours, Third Edition: C'mon Matt Stoller!
So, now Matt Stoller wants a "conversation" about John and Elizabeth Edwards being "a little racist" and how they "owe" a blogger an explanation of why John's campaign isn't "gaining traction" in ...
|Sign John Edwards' Petition to Gonzales: Resign!
I just received this email from Joe Trippi: Dear friend, Today, we need your help to send a message to insiders like George Bush's Attorney General Alberto Gonzales who have no respect for the ...
|Rant: I'm So Mad I Could Eat Sawdust and Poop Two By Fours- Second Edition
That's it, I've had it! Sweet Mother of the Saviour, this is a presidential campaign, not freakin' daycare! I am beyond pi**ed to read yet again that John Solomon, that "great" writer for WaPo, ...
|It's Time To Ask: Why Do You Want to Be President?
In light of Kos' recent front page stories rating candidates and opining that it's too early to choose one, it occured to me that it's by no means too early and that now is the time to be asking: ...
|Paul Krugman on John Edwards and Authenticity
Paul Krugman writes: Rich liberals who claim they'll help America's less fortunate are phonies. Let me give you one example- a Democrat who said he'd work on behalf of workers and ...
|Walk With Me Through Manchester, NH: Debate Weekend
There is a first time for everything and so it was for my husband and me last weekend when we journeyed from Wilmington, NC to Manchester, NH to join the thousands of people there and to show ...
|Tom Brokaw Calls Them "The Greatest Generation." To Me, Two of Them Are Mom and Dad
As Memorial Day approaches I find myself thinking of all who have died in service to our wonderful nation. With all it's faults and complexities, it still beats anywhere else in the world to call ...
|I'm So Tired of This I Could Eat Sawdust and Poop Two by Fours
John Solomon, the RW smear machine, the talking heads, FAUX News, Ann Coulter... every one of these and more know everything! They truly have our best interests at heart! Really, they do! SNARK!
|I'm a Woman and a Registered Nurse, Comparing the Top Netroots Candidates
After Thursday's debate, I was unsettled by Obama's answer to the SCOTUS upholding the federal ban on partial birth abortions question. He said he "trusts women" to make decisions about abortion, ...
|Don't Feed the Trolls... Feed Your Candidate Instead!
This morning there were two hit-job diaries on John Edwards. Yet another one of many by lovingj, ...
|For Tazz... and so many more... and for me.
Being a relative "newbie" here, in the scope of things, I recently met Tazz during a conflict on a diary I posted last week. "Taylor Marsh: Edwards Schools Obama". I thought, and in alot of ways ...
|Taylor Marsh: Edwards Schools Obama
In doing this diary, my intent is not to create a flame war about Obama. Rather, it is to point out that there are some very large differences in how Senator Edwards and Senator Obama are dealing ...
|Crosspost of Elizabeth's Diary- 12 Dozen Roses from Bloggers!
The Democratic Underground sent Elizabeth Edwards 12, yes 12 DOZEN pink roses. Elizabeth posted a lovely thankyou on the John Edwards for President ...
|This Isn't About Edwards, It's About Bigotry
Disclaimer: I'm an Edwards supporter. Second disclaimer: I'm not here to promote Edwards at this time, I'm here to promote fighting bigotry of the worst kind. Whether you think the Edwards ...
|We Coulda Whupped Y'all Yankees with Cornstalks...
if you woulda fought with cornstalks! Why, the very idea of writin' off the South is causin' me to swoon from a case of the vapors! If y'all wanna write off the South, how come so many of y'...
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