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Groups: New Diarists, Okiciyap (we help)

Diaries published: 6 (591 days since last diary on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 12:36 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 1699 (275 days since last comment on Mon Sep 01, 2014 at 07:31 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 681

Total Comment Ratings: 20164

Most Recommended Diary: I'm sorry, 404 comments, 318 recommends

People Following desertguy: 54

desertguy's Most Recent Diaries:

Well, I did not ask her permission, and I hope she does not mind. I am writing this diary to thank Aji on her birthday for all she has done for the dKos community. I would also like to honor her ...
by desertguy
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 12:36 AM PDT with 65 Recommends
I offered to host a diary for the Okiciyap School Supplies drive and it got me thinking about my time in school. I was lucky to grow up in a community with well-funded schools. It was a time in ...
by desertguy
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Aug 13, 2013 at 04:57 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
My father was ten years old when he became the man of the house and began helping his mother care for four younger siblings. It was the 1930s. The Great Depression was devastating millions of ...
by desertguy
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue May 15, 2012 at 11:00 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
On this Mother's Day I wanted to share some nature photos. This is for moms everywhere - and for the people who love 'em. * Jump over the orange Itzl for more...
by desertguy
Comment Count 53 comments on Sun May 13, 2012 at 05:12 AM PDT with 83 Recommends
I'm grateful. I wrote a diary in early October when I was sick and very depressed. The outpouring of help and good wishes was overwhelming. And for that I am truly grateful.
by desertguy
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Nov 30, 2011 at 02:25 PM PST with 67 Recommends
I've been sick for weeks now. And I've been depressed for years - probably my entire adult life. I'm so sick and tired. I finally saw a doctor today, but since I haven't been able to get Medicaid ...
by desertguy
Comment Count 404 comments on Tue Oct 04, 2011 at 01:00 PM PDT with 318 Recommends

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