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Laurel in CA's Profile

I'm a medical school professor in CA, and a Quaker/ Friend.

Groups: Math and Statistics Geeks, Progressive Friends of the Library Newsletter, CareGiving Kos, Central Valley Kossacks, Les Miserables

Diaries published: 25 (84 days since last diary on Mon Mar 02, 2015 at 09:09 AM PST)

Comments posted: 768 (5 days since last comment on Wed May 20, 2015 at 02:20 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1473

Total Comment Ratings: 6

Most Recommended Diary: Lessons from the Dementia Diner, 88 comments, 313 recommends

People Following Laurel in CA: 21

Laurel in CA's Most Recent Diaries:

Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! -- Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss), 2 March 1904 - 24 Sept 1991. For all the little children who learned to ...
by Laurel in CA
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Mar 02, 2015 at 09:09 AM PST with 14 Recommends
I love Gooserock's proposed bumper sticker ( in this comment )! So I made a very amateurish version. At least it's bright and cheerful. Maybe someone with much more time and talent can make a better ...
by Laurel in CA
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 10:14 AM PST with 11 Recommends
My great-uncle Nat fought in World War I and was gassed. He survived, and made it home, but was never the same. He had a little pension, just enough for a frugal existence. He lived in a tiny ...
by Laurel in CA
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 03:02 PM PST with 13 Recommends
That’s the title of the lead editorial (publicly available) in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), arguably the most prestigious general-circulation medical journal in ...
by Laurel in CA
Comment Count 90 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 07:40 AM PDT with 216 Recommends
Have you donated once, to some Democratic candidate or group? You’re on the national email list. Donated more than once? The email goes up exponentially, 20 or so since daybreak just for the DCC,
by Laurel in CA
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2014 at 12:38 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Our Davis, CA, police department recently unveiled its special acquisition from the military surplus online cop-shopping mall: a Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle, or MRAP. The community was ...
by Laurel in CA
Comment Count 138 comments on Thu Aug 28, 2014 at 09:31 PM PDT with 250 Recommends

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