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Democrat first by cradle, then by conviction.

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Hobbies: music, genealogy, parenting, reading

Diaries published: 43 (67 days since last diary on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 03:47 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 19984 (0 days since last comment on Sat May 23, 2015 at 05:57 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2354

Total Comment Ratings: 100442

Most Recommended Diary: Uniform Pants Needed, 60 comments, 209 recommends

People Following marykk: 75

marykk's Most Recent Diaries:

Failte! We've come to the day, and as we do each year, we offer you the Shamrock Roundup, for a look at the news and the pundits from the other side of the pond: The Irish Independent reports the ...
by marykk
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 03:47 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Top o' the morning to you! We'll step off the curb and start the parade this year with a look at the world as seen from the other side of the pond. As you can see, many of the issues are universal,
by marykk
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Mar 17, 2014 at 04:30 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
It's a glorious day for a celebration, as the The Nationalist reminds us Forget austerity, Forget the property tax. Forget the weather. It's that time of the year again for the Irish to celebrate.
by marykk
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 04:06 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
I don't know much about her, but she had a hard life. She first appears in Liverpool, in the slums of Scotland Road, in the 1851 census, living with her husband, mother-in-law, teenaged brother-in-...
by marykk
Comment Count 64 comments on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 05:50 PM PST with 25 Recommends
Like so many young men his age, Jim was drafted as the prospect of a new war began to loom on the European horizon. He was inducted in Rockford Illinois and began basic training. Just as it was ...
by marykk
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon May 28, 2012 at 07:18 AM PDT with 120 Recommends
Author's note: This story was inspired by a post by Meteor Blades. The names of the parties, as well as certain other details, have been changed for privacy, but the story is based on real events.
by marykk
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed May 09, 2012 at 07:10 PM PDT with 200 Recommends

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