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Tom lives in Massachusetts and works in marketing, hikes with kids, runs marathons and writes about it all at

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Diaries published: 34 (868 days since last diary on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 07:08 AM PST)

Comments posted: 2032 (219 days since last comment on Wed Oct 22, 2014 at 10:58 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 877

Total Comment Ratings: 9754

Most Recommended Diary: I lost my supermarket today, 652 comments, 617 recommends

People Following socialist butterfly: 5

socialist butterfly's Most Recent Diaries:

I've been on the summit of Cadillac Mountain in Maine's Acadia National Park. I even hiked it once. It's a little over four miles up and back. I've also been to Washington, DC a few times, and did ...
by socialist butterfly
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 07:08 AM PST with 2 Recommends
You probably saw the MSNBC graphic yesterday; The one with the names of the presidents appearing in florid script. Five of them appeared prominently, as if they were credits from a movie title. They ...
by socialist butterfly
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2009 at 06:33 AM PST with 1 Recommend
In this season of hope and optimism, I want to make a few things clear: I didn’t vote for Barack Obama only because I like the guy. I didn’t vote for him just because he offers the ...
by socialist butterfly
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jan 19, 2009 at 10:03 AM PST with 3 Recommends
'Tis the season. First, a few caveats: I'm not writing this to vilify any of the many Sob Stories that have been posted, real or otherwise. I'm not writing this to garner sympathy, links, cash, ...
by socialist butterfly
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2008 at 01:46 PM PST with 51 Recommends
I didn’t notice the signs at first. I took my daughter to my favorite supermarket today, and between gathering her and the canvas bags, and finding a cart with a working strap, I never saw the ...
by socialist butterfly
Comment Count 652 comments on Sun Nov 30, 2008 at 10:13 AM PST with 617 Recommends
As "The Media" gears up for their Annual Shopping Season Cheerleading Extravaganza, we hear more and more about how “The Consumer” is the keystone to pulling out of this economic crisis. &
by socialist butterfly
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Nov 26, 2008 at 07:29 AM PST with 4 Recommends

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