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Sshhh!! There are THREE Propositions on the NYS Ballot
Two amendments to the NYS Constitution and one Bond Act will be on the back side of the NYS paper ballot on November 4th. Until yesterday's local weekly paper was released, I hadn't heard a whisper ...
weck 10/31/2014 22 15 - -
Ralph Wilson's Final Gift
This story brought me to tears last night; Ralph Wilson, the only owner the Buffalo Bills had ever known and a beloved son of Detroit, has left most of the money from the sale of the Bills to the ...
weck 10/08/2014 8 15 - -
Kossack and Family Need your Help (GOAL MET! THANK YOU ALL !!!)
FloridaSNMOM and her family, FloridaSNDad, Draco, Lil' Bit and Caedy have what, for them, is an insurmountable problem, and are about to lose both electricity and internet. If you are a friend of ...
weck 08/25/2014 96 140 - -
Radio Hosts fired after 14 years
Kim and Beck were first suspended and now fired for demeaning transgender individuals while remarking on a recent change in policy in the City of Rochester, NY. Mayor Lovely Warren instituted a ...
weck 05/22/2014 9 18 - -
IAN: Thursday, May 8, 2014
It has been a year since IAN split up the writing duties. As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by ...
weck 05/07/2014 75 16 - -
Turquoise IAN May 1, 2014
The beauty of turquoise has made made it a popular gem since ancient times. It is said that turquoise is a color anyone can wear, and today it remains a favorite look for men and women alike. As ...
weck 04/30/2014 43 34 - -
What are ajwain, boldo and zedoary? IAN
Some of you may have experience with these thing! Please let us know how you use them! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, ...
weck 04/23/2014 49 17 - -
The Beautiful Island of Kos IAN:4/17/2014
Listening to the news, I heard someone mention the Greek island of Kos. I thought I should find out more, and because it was beautiful and interesting, share what I found.
weck 04/16/2014 43 17 - -
Better Eating Through Better Shopping IAN 4-10-2014
Six months ago, I wrote about my frustration with finding seafood that didn't contain tripolyphosphate, a chemical that when added to meat and especially seafood, allows it to soak up and retain ...
weck 04/09/2014 52 24 - -
Eagle? Something is dining on squirrels! IAN:4-3-2014
In the last month I have see a new bird in my expanded neighborhood. It is dark brown with a blue sheen on it's feathers. It is much larger than any raptor I have seen here before and flies fat ...
weck 04/02/2014 62 25 - -
Dog and Bee ..... Ian 3-27-2014
Poor little Diesel kept us worried half the night.
weck 03/26/2014 61 28 - -
The Monastery in My Neighborhood IAN:March-20-2014
Right next door to the summer pan yard where my steel band practices in nice weather is the Abbey of the Genesee. It is the home to a group of Cistercian monks who follow the contemplative life as ...
weck 03/19/2014 54 22 - -
Sweet Spring; Making Maple Syrup IAN: 3-13-2014
All across the northeast and upper midwest, folks have been yearning for warm days followed by cold nights to start the flow of sap in the sugar maple trees. The finest syrup will be made from sap ...
weck 03/12/2014 39 22 - -
A Little Light Nonsense IAN
Our regular diarist is not available today. If you are seeing this, we have scrambled and assembled this selection of enjoyable moments so all of our regulars can check in this morning. Pay no ...
weck 03/11/2014 34 13 - -
Drinking Beer From Green Bottles IAN:March-6-2014
Some folks I know are real fans of drinking beer. For me, it is a minor beverage; I tell folks it has to be a hot day, the beer is free and comes in a green bottle. Turns out there is something to ...
weck 03/05/2014 37 15 - -
What reminds you of Spring? IAN:February-27-2014
Stupid groundhog! Winter started early and now it's running long as well. I am trying to force spring to come by wearing my summer shoes. Twice now I have been miserable because of cold wet toes,
weck 02/26/2014 63 16 - -
Frack - Free in the Finger Lakes, Part II IAN: February 20, 2013
Fracking is heavy industry in a rural area.
weck 02/19/2014 98 67 4 -
Frack - Free in the Finger Lakes, Part I IAN: February 13, 2014
"Probably the biggest environmental issue in New York State. Ever." As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing ...
weck 02/12/2014 42 28 2 -
Giving Warm for Valentine's Day Okiciyap (we help)
Cindy Taylor reported on February 3rd that the price of one gallon of propane heating fuel was up to $5.00 on the reservation. Please be assured that even a donation of just $5.00 will help. ...
weck 02/09/2014 48 62 1 -
Entropic Stuff Accumulation Ian:February 6, 2014
Where does it all come from??? How can I make it stop???? Obviously, this is not a new problem!
weck 02/05/2014 63 16 - -
Who Picked Out Your Shoes ? IAN:January 30, 2014
Having the wrong shoes is a social catastrophe as the children reach the age of recognizing that other people matter. Having pink and purple sneakers that sparkle and light up can make a 3 year old ...
weck 01/29/2014 54 20 - -
Have You Ever Kept Weird Pets ? IAN:January-23-2014
My mother was horrified when I brought the newt home from a visit to a friends farm.
weck 01/22/2014 82 24 - -
Welcome to Thor's Day ................... IAN: January-9-2014
Sticking with an earlier Scandinavian theme , today we will examine some aspects of the Nordic pantheon and world view it brings, hoping to amuse and delight us as we travel through the frigid ...
weck 01/08/2014 50 21 - -
Do You Have a Favorite Hair Color? IAN:January-2-2014
Dickie and Tommie Smothers sang, " Black is the color of my love's true hair!" a sad and sweet ballad ending with, "but only her hairdresser knows (Does she or doesn't she?) Only her hairdresser ...
weck 01/01/2014 70 16 - -
Will You be Celebrating Boxing Day? IAN-December 26, 2013
Today many sovereign states, formerly of the British Empire, celebrate Boxing Day, which falls annually on St. Stephen's day, December 26th.
weck 12/25/2013 68 20 - -
Young Love ♥ Do You Remember Your First Sweetheart? IAN: Thursday, 19th of December, 2013
Julie Andrews, as Maria, sang " ...somewhere in my youth or childhood, I must have done something good" , as she was acknowledging her love for Captain Von Trapp in "The Sound of Music". He asked ...
weck 12/18/2013 65 15 - -
Cooking with butter (welcome bac, bigjac!) IAN: Thursday, 12th of December, 2013
Lately I have found myself making many dishes with plenty of butter. My Doctor would frown, but I am pretty sure that something else will "get" me, not my food choices. I do love sautéing with ...
weck 12/11/2013 70 28 1 -
WinterSong: Singing in the Halls IAN:December 5th, 2013
In 1975, the Wyoming County Bi-Centennial Singers organized to promote musical and theatrical productions in rural Wyoming County NY.
weck 12/04/2013 31 15 1 -
Thanksgiving Day: Paying it Forward IAN: 11-28-2013
" I am thankful for tomorrow." In the past, before sitting down to dinner on Thanksgiving Day, my family wrote links for a paper chain describing the things we were thankful for. We brought it out ...
weck 11/27/2013 24 16 - -
DK Quilt Guild: Small Art Quilts at the Gem and Mineral Show
The quilt shown has natural mineral materials for the boats' sails and the stones on the beach. DK Quilt Guild: A place for quilters to gather, share ideas, projects, and to make the world a ...
weck 11/24/2013 37 23 - -
Two Free Kittens Needed Homes in Western NY (IAN: November 21, 2013)
Sadly for me, it was now time to find homes for the cutest babies this feral Little Mama cat has ever produced. It worried me that they were outdoors as the cold starts to seep into our region, and ...
weck 11/20/2013 36 35 - -
How many times a week should you eat Tripolyphosphate? IAN:11-14-2013
Somewhere between a rant and a research paper, this diary describes my frustration with trying to enjoy quality seafood in a profit-crazed food oasis! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this ...
weck 11/13/2013 192 184 5 -
Daily Kos Fundraisers for Okiciyap: Taking the Long View — A Trickle Turns into a Stream
weck 11/08/2013 47 56 2 -
Dogs, a concert piano and tribal art. IAN:
What do dogs, a concert piano, tribal art have in common? They are all part of a special request diary; for someone who said that a diary like this might be her all time favorite kind of diary! I ...
weck 11/06/2013 29 19 - -
What Made Your Prom Interesting? IAN: October-31-2013
I had a "different" kind of Senior class; we cancelled our prom and had just a regular dance, spending the decoration money on a really good Led Zeppelin cover band called "Bible" and the dress, ...
weck 10/30/2013 61 13 - -
Will You Have a Traditional Halloween? IAN:October 24, 2013
Crunchy leaves are pushed by a sharp breeze carrying the aroma of smashed pumpkins and menthol shaving cream. The glowing porch lights invite us to yodel "Trick or treat!!" , and then a teasing ...
weck 10/23/2013 56 17 - -
Who's there? Sam and Janet IAN:Thursday October 17, 2013
Knock, knock. Who's there? Sam and Janet. Sam and Janet who? ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Thursday As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are ...
weck 10/16/2013 30 12 - -
Game Theory... Is it all a game to them? IAN: Thursday October 10, 2013
I don't know anything (yet!) about the prisoner's dilemma , but, what a wonderful opportunity to learn something new! Thinking about the diary here , brought me to.... Thursday!
weck 10/09/2013 27 13 - -
My Mom's Meatloaf Recipe is Great! IAN: October 3, 2013
Not just meatloaf, but mashed potatoes and a green vegetable! There was something comforting about seeing our favorite dinner on the table. Thursday! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, ...
weck 10/02/2013 43 16 3 -
DK Quilt Quild: My Trip to Bailey's Sewing Center
One of my favorite local Democrats is my friend Chuck. We bump into each other at fundraisers and other events, and we patronize each other's small businesses. Of the two, Bailey's Sewing Center ...
weck 09/29/2013 71 24 1 -
What Do You Do to Prepare for Winter? IAN: September 26, 2013
Brrrr. Time for us to think about protecting the baby trees from the deer again. And a dozen other things need doing before the snow flies. The rhythm of the seasons is comforting, and each year ...
weck 09/25/2013 44 17 - -
Do You Have a Favorite B & W Movie? IAN: September 19, 2013
Babysitting was the reason I saw so many B & W movies. Staying up late, while the adults laughed and drank elsewhere, left few options after the kids were asleep. As you can see by Itzl's ...
weck 09/18/2013 160 25 - -
When Things Get You Down, Go to a Happy Place. IAN September 12, 2013
I am having a hard time with all the coverage of the Middle East. I need to spend time thinking about good stuff, like the people and places I love. Avoid too much sadness and fear and anger. ...
weck 09/11/2013 25 17 - -
What tricks can your pet do? IAN:Thursday, September 5, 2013
Long did I dream about having a dog, but I waited until I retired so I could be home to love and train one. I picked a Corgi since they are long-lived and not too big and have the happiest grin ...
weck 09/04/2013 80 25 - -
IAN: Thinking about Electronic Money
As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild fires, ...
weck 09/04/2013 80 19 - -
Do You Remember Your First Car ? IAN:August 29, 2013
My uncle sold me my first car for $10.00; his girlfriend didn't like sliding over after the passenger door was smashed by someone backing out of a driveway. The price was the cost of two concert ...
weck 08/28/2013 161 29 - -
IAN: Creative Fixes
It is said that duct tape, which is not actually functional on duct work, can be used to fix nearly anything, from holding up a hem to keeping your car hood on when the latch breaks. There are ...
weck 08/21/2013 49 15 - -
IAN: Community Steel Drum Band Thursday August 15, 2013
Thursday! Joining our community steel drum band had to wait until I retired. Lessons (beginner band) were available until I was ready to join the "varsity" band and begin to play concerts in ...
weck 08/14/2013 91 16 - -
IAN: What kind of sushi do you like ? Thursday August 1, 2013
Today we stroll past windows which will allow us to see sushi in all it's glory! One of the best things to come from a global economy is the opportunity to enjoy the unique cuisines of the world. ...
weck 07/31/2013 148 18 - -
We are so close; help us reach our goal tonight! (Please, rec this diary)
UPDATE: We are closer now than ever! 92% Complete, only $400.00 to go! What do Aji, Kitsap River, rb137, Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse, Sara R and peregrine kate all have in common? ...
weck 07/27/2013 36 72 - -
That's not right! What did that sign say? IAN: July 25, 2013
Thursday! Today we can share some chuckles about the weird things people write and hang up in public places! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let ...
weck 07/24/2013 90 24 - -
Just what have you got in there? IAN: July 18, 2013
Thursday! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, ...
weck 07/17/2013 81 16 - -
♣ Are you Lucky? ♣ IAN: 7 - 11 - 2013
Thursday! Is this your lucky day? As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, ...
weck 07/10/2013 71 13 - -
One of our own needs a little help. GOAL MET!! Thank you all for helping!
Scamperdo has given me permission to publish a message she sent to me privately, with edits to protect personal information. I am sure some other kossacks have also received this message, and I ...
weck 07/09/2013 78 58 - -
IAN: ♥ Do You Still Love This Song? ♥ Good Morning July 4, 2013
Thursday As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild ...
weck 07/03/2013 108 16 - -
IAN: Please sir, may I have a do-over ?? June 27, 2013
Thursday! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild ...
weck 06/26/2013 111 12 - -
IAN: Good Morning!! Thursday June 20, 2013
Good News Thursday! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods,
weck 06/19/2013 79 14 - -
IAN: Good Morning! June 13, 2013
Thursday! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild ...
weck 06/12/2013 55 15 - -
IAN: Good Morning Thursday June 6, 2013
Thursday! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild ...
weck 06/05/2013 30 10 - -
Mixed Blessings: H.O.R.S.E. Rescue and Sanctuary Update
H.0.R.S.E. Rescue and Sanctuary Must Close was the title of a diary from January, 2012. linkie The inevitable has happened, my friend Mike Dodge has passed, but not before finding another ...
weck 05/31/2013 13 24 - -
IAN: Good Morning, Thursday May 30, 2013
Thursday! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild ...
weck 05/29/2013 47 12 - -
IAN: Good Morning, May 23, 2013
Thursday! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild ...
weck 05/22/2013 41 15 - -
IAN: Good Morning, Thursday May 16, 2013
Thursday! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild ...
weck 05/15/2013 64 16 - -
A Very Happy Ending! Thank You DK!
Okiciyap 2013 Quilt The Okiciyap Quilt Auction for 2013 has concluded. DK Quilt Guild and Okiciyap (we help) Group dedicated six months of creative quilting and three months ...
weck 04/21/2013 56 52 2 -
Okiciyap Quilt - Final Auction Soon, but not Your Last Chance to Help!!
Well! The auction moved past what most of us were able to bid on the first bidding diary! Some groups have emerged and currently, one of them holds the high bid $6360.00 We didn't expect that!
weck 04/07/2013 39 50 2 -
Okiciyap Food Pantry Still Needs Us, Please Donate or Bid Today
Okiciyap Quilt 2013 second row center block People are amazed at the rugged beauty of the quilt created from twelve blocks stitched together ...
weck 03/31/2013 57 53 1 -
fineena needs just a little more kos ♥, can you help today?
aitchdee and edrie have been working with fineena's two airedales, Sam and Julia, to help fineena secure enough of the green stuff that she can make rent and utilities, plus a little bit extra to ...
weck 03/20/2013 57 31 1 -
IAN February 25, 2013
As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild fires, ...
weck 02/25/2013 19 9 - -
DK Quilt Guild: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Quilting for a Good Cause
The quilters of the DK Quilt Guild are doing it again! Working together, the guild has assembled the many quilt blocks needed to produce not one, but two fabulous quilts to be auctioned for the ...
weck 02/24/2013 51 34 - -
One of our own, laurustina, needs help.
Many of us have read the moving diaries that laurustina has written about her daughter Alice. Now she is asking for our help, primarily with finding work, but, if you are so inclined, she would ...
weck 02/13/2013 3 43 - -
Clothing for Homeless Vets via TSA
In my heavily "gerrymandered to be R" congressional district, we have lost a fine first term (and I hope not the last) congresswoman. While I cannot see eye to eye with her on everything, she is (...
weck 11/29/2012 9 13 - -
Warm Winter Clothing for Kids at Okiciyap
Writing about kids with cold hands and feet is a challenge for me. I want to empty my closet and send them gloves and boots and blankets. But, I just don't have any kids' clothes in my home; the ...
weck 11/25/2012 135 97 13 -
MsWings Needs Some Help from the Kos Community.
A member of our community is struggling. Please help this diary from MsSpentYouth get more eyes by using your recs, tips and tweets. If you can republish, that would be super! If you can help, ...
weck 10/29/2012 6 13 - -
It's the end of the month at the Okiciyap Food Pantry, and the volunteers are CHEERING!!
As I write this, the Okiciyap (we help) Food Pantry on the Cheyenne Reservation in Isabel, South Dakota is $373.13 away from their ...
weck 10/21/2012 151 114 2 -
IAN - we really enjoyed the cookies!
As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild fires, ...
weck 10/09/2012 4 6 - 30
Retired Teacher's Breakfast, 2012 or Why Must You Scare My Friend?
Our vocational high school was a rough place to work; although it was rural and the students were unsophisticated, our jobs were entirely dependent upon the central high schools sending students to ...
weck 09/04/2012 5 8 - 79
We Did It !! Okiciyap Will Have Enough School Supplies for Students in Isabel
As of Monday Afternoon, there are enough promised school supplies and donations that the Okiciyap (we help) Food ...
weck 08/12/2012 136 49 2 315
Food and School Supplies Needed at Okiciyap Food Pantry and Youth Center
When Okiciyap lost Georgia Little Shield in April 2012, the Isabel community on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota was dealt a ...
weck 07/29/2012 62 46 1 401
Specific Needs List for Okiciyap Food Pantry UPDATE 8/13/12
Hotlist this diary to make it easy to find The only way we can link to this list is to publish, our regular group diary will publish Sunday at 7:00 EDT. Hope you will visit then. The purpose ...
weck 07/29/2012 32 24 2 248
SUCCESS !! Okiciyap Will Have cold milk, fresh oranges and apples...Thanks to Kossacks like YOU!!
UPDATE: Last night your fellow Kossacks pulled together and Okiciyap Group did Reach their goal to raise a total of $845.00 to purchase and ship a new refrigerator to Isabel, SD. Thank you all for ...
weck 07/18/2012 106 43 1 409
When does the grieving begin ?
A second funeral in six months. The waves of sadness and guilt. If only we could have done something to help we wouldn't need to be somber and anxious this week, when summer is exploding with ...
weck 06/02/2012 66 52 - 335
Did you miss EarthDay this year? Here is a last chance opportunity to do good!
There is a little diary sliding down the recents that could use some love and some rec's.
weck 05/14/2012 1 4 - 28
NN12 Scholarships - action diary
Jesse LaGreca, Horace Boothroyd III, UnaSpenser, priceman and richard cranium are all in the running for the DFA Scholarship competition. Go ahead, take a little time and show these folks some Kos ...
weck 04/26/2012 13 7 - 77
You may be a republican.....!
A tip of the hat to Jeff Foxworthy for the format, come on and play along to help keep spirits lifted as we head into super tuesday!
weck 03/02/2012 14 4 - 114
Valentine's Gift of Heat
I promised myself in December that when January rolled around, I would send some cash to the small donor's pool at the St. Francis Energy Company in St. Francis, South Dakota to provide propane to ...
weck 02/08/2012 1 7 - 61
H.O.R.S.E. Sanctuary must close.
The H.O.R.S.E Rescue and Sanctuary in Pavilion, New York must find new homes for its rescues. Chris and Mike Dodge started the rescue in 1993 and moved to make it a non-profit in 1996. They have ...
weck 01/28/2012 28 99 1 366
Mitt's big tax secret ?
This is just a little diary, with some thoughts that came to me late last night.
weck 01/21/2012 17 2 - 147
"Honey, how can I roll-over my IRA into Bain Capital?
My partner is tied to an elephant, probably one inherited from his parents. He has a small amount to put into an IRA and we have been trying to decide how to place it so it would increase more than ...
weck 01/13/2012 8 3 - 80
Chamber of Commerce a battering ram for SOPA?
Tonight's 6:00 news on ABC ...
weck 12/21/2011 5 1 - 64
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