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Diaries published: 28 (1124 days since last diary on Mon Apr 30, 2012 at 11:49 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 4784 (9 days since last comment on Wed May 20, 2015 at 01:34 PM PDT)

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I'm an optimist at heart. I see half-full glasses everywhere I look, and get frustrated when others complain that they're half-empty, or aren't willing to join me in filling them. Especially when "...
by raines
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Apr 30, 2012 at 11:49 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
The National Wildlife Federation chair Larry Shweigher just warmed us up. The topic: "Next Steps for the Climate Movement" starts with thanks to Maggie Fox, Larry Schweigher and deep thanks to ...
by raines
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Aug 10, 2010 at 05:53 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
I was all excited about the prospects for next year's event being in Providence (RI), given my family in that area, and so disappointed to hear that Union-Hotel disputes put it out of the running. ...
by raines
Comment Count 84 comments on Sat Jul 24, 2010 at 08:42 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
In these tough economic times, the last thing you'd think you'd see someone doing ...
by raines
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Nov 25, 2009 at 07:28 AM PST with 15 Recommends
It was just announced here at Netroots Nation 2009 in Pittsburgh and registration is live on the Netroots Nation website ( with price and raffle ...
by raines
Comment Count 52 comments on Sat Aug 15, 2009 at 03:42 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I'm in the audience, streaming via Qik: Overall low attendance here, many people apparently bought cheap tickets early but then decided they couldn't afford the travel. ...
by raines
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Jul 19, 2009 at 06:43 AM PDT with 9 Recommends

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