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Male, 30s, married, two children. Blogging mostly energy and environment issues. Living down under (Christchurch, New Zealand), family across the US west coast.

Diaries published: 49 (937 days since last diary on Mon Oct 29, 2012 at 03:02 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 2716 (664 days since last comment on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 07:02 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1035

Total Comment Ratings: 10129

Most Recommended Diary: America and gasoline: myths and reality, 384 comments, 239 recommends

People Following retrograde: 19

retrograde's Most Recent Diaries:

When I saw today's editorial cartoon in the the daily paper of the city where I live, I felt sick. I don't think the cartoon is available online, and wouldn't want to give the paper any ad revenue ...
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Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Oct 29, 2012 at 03:02 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
A short diary on some good equality news that I was very pleased to read today, from where I live down under in New Zealand: A bill on whether to legalise gay marriage is to go before Parliament. ...
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Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jul 25, 2012 at 08:31 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
I was hoping to get a live viewing of the Transit of Venus today. It would have been the only one in my lifetime, because the one in 2004 happened at night in the place on Earth I call home and it's ...
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Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Jun 05, 2012 at 04:59 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
A few days ago was the first anniversary of the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand that claimed 185 lives. It's the city where I have lived my whole life, and where my American-born wife came ...
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Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 09:19 AM PST with 24 Recommends
I'm in Christchurch New Zealand, a city recovering from an earthquake just over a week ago that claimed what will probably reach around 250 lives, caused billions of dollars property damage, and has ...
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Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Mar 01, 2011 at 02:35 PM PST with 14 Recommends
I haven't written a diary here in a few years and this isn't much of one now but I just need to get out my thoughts in some way. I live with my wife (a US citizen, which is a major reason I follow ...
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Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Feb 25, 2011 at 04:36 PM PST with 31 Recommends

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