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I love teaching, fly fishing, politics and playing with my grandkids. Thought for today: I know who my friends are because they let me sing.

DOB: 8/15/56

Gender: m

Location: wa, US

Occupation: educator

Hobbies: fly fishing, mountain roads

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Twitter: talktothemic

Diaries published: 45 (726 days since last diary on Mon May 06, 2013 at 08:58 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 371 (726 days since last comment on Tue May 07, 2013 at 04:52 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 894

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Today everything changed at school. , 183 comments, 231 recommends

People Following talktothemike: 10

talktothemike's Most Recent Diaries:

First off, I don't really tote my gun much. And I do have more than one. In fact I have three: two rifles and a pistol. They rest quietly in the closet, disassembled, no good to anyone but me. I don'...
by talktothemike
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 08:58 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
I listen to the conservative talk show hosts jumping up and down all excitedly as they rush to be the first to assign blame for the tragic attack during the Boston Marathon. Of course they point to ...
by talktothemike
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 01:05 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I live in one of the most beautiful small towns in America. However, just about every visitor to our town has to drive by this sign just as they enter. The owner of the sign puts up a new angry ...
by talktothemike
Comment Count 54 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 12:29 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
It is a great formula: Lobby the nation to go to war over false pretenses. Stir up as much fear as possible. Ignore and discredit those who claim the threat is misrepresented. Destroy the target ...
by talktothemike
Comment Count 98 comments on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 06:07 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
My 23 year-old son took these photos in the woods on the south side of Mt. Adams. He and his friends spend an awful lot of time hiking the woods and four-wheeling the mountain roads around here. ...
by talktothemike
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 07:24 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Today, all fifty states are under fire from a well-organized effort to totally discredit public education. The efforts come in a variety of guises: No Child Left Behind followed by Race to the Top; ...
by talktothemike
Comment Count 74 comments on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 06:47 PM PDT with 41 Recommends

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