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hippie lawyer, many adventures later, now living in Pasadena, California with cats, dogs, bunnies, a garden and Mr. Emmet.

Groups: Readers and Book Lovers, Cooking With Kos, Abolish the Death Penalty, Shamrock American Kossacks

Diaries published: 51 (3 days since last diary on Sat May 30, 2015 at 10:12 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 3659 (2 days since last comment on Sat May 30, 2015 at 05:01 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 3855

Total Comment Ratings: 7037

Most Recommended Diary: The Great Bee Swarm of 2010, 407 comments, 603 recommends

People Following Emmet: 64

Emmet's Most Recent Diaries:

The New Year and the Chinese New Year and the old calendar/astrological New Year have come and one. It's time for Life Goals again. Life goals are the antithesis of dreams. Dreams are desirable ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat May 30, 2015 at 10:12 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
It was a November day and I was one of a swarm of 62 second graders at St. Bede The Venerable Grammar School. I'd had a bumpy landing in grammar school and still spent most of my days in a state of ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
You know what I really, really hate? I hate when somebody adapts a Jane Austen novel for stage or screen and thinks they can improve on her dialogue. They can't. And furthermore -- oh, strike that. ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 36 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT with 64 Recommends
I wrote last week in Part I that the Dublin Easter Rising was a short-lived military engagement, and the Risers were thoroughly defeated. The leaders chose unconditional surrender in order to save ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
On Easter Monday morning, April 24, 1916, hundreds of men and women arrived at Liberty Hall, Dublin, many by bicycle, ready to fight for their independence from England. They came from the Irish ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
[The City Manager] has failed to rein in a police department that needs careful oversight and control. His administration’s shell game with a report on the fatal shooting by police of Kendrec ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT with 126 Recommends

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