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Early Diary Way back in 2009 I had only written two short diaries. Response was tepid, and the comments, common at the time, were about the lack of content. At the time Eddie C was ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 180 comments on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 05:00 PM PST with 59 Recommends
As of today, November 21st, I’m the mother of an adult. My son Chris is 18 years old today! Soon he will be headed out into the world on his own, an inevitability that tugs on my heart as nothing ...
by hottiemom24
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 08:22 PM PST with 44 Recommends
A lot of what I write deals with death and deep questions of our place and function in the universe. I am not always so dark and serious. Consider The gravity of dance as part of a trilogy. It is ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 05:41 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Hi, This has nothing to do with the current events or news but I wanted to offer a small apology to those who commented in a diary I wrote almost two years ago. Mourning march in Oslo (Photos) I ...
by tyfon
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 02:52 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
So our modem died. What an adventure. More below the dooblydoo.
by Mortifyd
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 01:05 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
This is my first time awaiting a child's return from a night out on the town, her out to see Flobots in a Scottsdale bar (there might be a few of you who get that). It helps that she's out with two ...
by ninothemindboggler
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2012 at 10:40 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
On May 1st, 2011, I was in a serious motorcycle crash, one that nearly killed me and left me with a paralyzed right hand and arm. That having been said, this diary is less about the circumstances of ...
by DancinMan
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed May 09, 2012 at 02:21 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
for 36 years, there had been my stepmom. Who was sweet, and kind, and always told my dad to give me some money for a coke or gas. And she isn't here anymore. below the fold for the story...
by postmodernista
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon May 09, 2011 at 04:13 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I just felt like a happy story or two might work right about now. A positive Diary. It will focus on three "cool" teachers I've had. I know you've had a wonderful teacher. Please share below the ...
by webranding
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Apr 16, 2011 at 12:53 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
My son turns sixteen tomorrow. He takes his driving test after school. Willy’s my youngest. If he passes, my kid-hauling era ends.
by Alpha Betty
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Apr 05, 2011 at 12:08 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
The phone call I knew was coming sooner then I'd like came last night. My 94 year old grandfather passed away. I posted ...
by webranding
Comment Count 64 comments on Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 12:04 PM PST with 38 Recommends
The buckwheat workers celebrate their oppression! Doing good and amusing people is a political act, one that many conservatives seem unable to do. They must inflame, outrage, threaten, or ...
by cliffenz
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jan 07, 2011 at 02:46 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Lately it is kind of depressing here. So how about a happy story. Hey, I got one of those. I just don't know where to start to explain how cool he is. Did I mention he is 94 years young? Maybe my ...
by webranding
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Dec 16, 2010 at 05:38 AM PST with 36 Recommends
This has got to be the best political news I've read in a long time. A little before 1:00 a.m. last night, by a vote of 94-44, the New York State Assembly passed the moratorium on hydraulic ...
by Eddie C
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Nov 30, 2010 at 10:37 AM PST with 55 Recommends
In the past I've written about my grandfather and dad. Never my mom. In hindsight that is strange. My mom kind of rocks. My mom would often take me into the backyard and throw the baseball around ...
by webranding
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Sep 10, 2010 at 06:06 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
What's your happy story? In the light of disasters that are manmade and natural, it may feel like there's no happiness to be found. However, life has a special way of enduring in making bright the ...
by slinkerwink
Comment Count 125 comments on Fri Jun 25, 2010 at 07:05 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
I woke up early this morning wondering, how can I let my mother know how much I appreciate her? Years ago, when I was feeling flush, I sent her flowers several Mother's Day in a row. Now, with the ...
by wvablue
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun May 09, 2010 at 04:53 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Welcome to Got A Happy Story...my happy story this week has many layers but is really quite simple. For the first time in years, I can report that I am closer to being happy than I can remember ...
by Spedwybabs
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Feb 01, 2010 at 05:49 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Hey I'm not the only one celebrating a birthday here. On January 20th Got a Happy Story will be turning five. I'm getting old but not quite as worn down as this community diary. Unless someone else ...
by Eddie C
Comment Count 51 comments on Mon Jan 11, 2010 at 05:32 PM PST with 31 Recommends
As the year draws to an end I am trying to post some happy stories. Not just bitch about this or that, cause that is too easy. Today I have a pretty happy story, that is also sad I guess, but happy ...
by webranding
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Dec 30, 2009 at 01:28 PM PST with 21 Recommends