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What is your tail/tale today?

I'm so behind in uploading photos since Netroots Nation began.

I've completed the Cheers & Jeers Dinner diary. We've posted the American Indian Caucus diary. So I'm going to have to do little snippets here and there of the rest of my stories. I hope you don't mind.

There's much more to come.

Today, I want to feature one of the funniest moments at NN13 for me. Here is the photo I'm talking about. Then I'm going to list the hilarious events that led up to this hilarious pic.

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side pocket has garnered a reputation. It all began with Horsefeather's diary from NN12, Tails of NN12 (with Andy the cat) and then the on-going story that our community contributes to. Horsefeathers is owned by a cat named Andy. If you click on the diary above you will see that Andy stands on his own and needs no one else to exist. He's completely self-sufficient and very resourceful. In the diary above Andy makes his way to NN12. His famous tail then conducts an interview. Long story short, his interviewee, another tail, attaches himself to our side pocket to get an unobstructed view of NN12. Well, I guess it wasn't unobstructed, but...

(You said butt... heh heh)

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And so it begins...

side pocket, living up to his fan's expectations, began sporting the tail to SFKossack events, much to everyone's delight. Here is documentation of one of his episodes with Kossacks not yet, um, exposed to side pocket's tail.

Here we are at the SFKossacks' Oyster Bash in Northern California, last August, to welcome out of towners:

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So side pocket says he has a surprise. Watching him reach into the back of his pants was a little unnerving for onlookers...
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The apprehensive onlookers were quickly relieved with glee when side pocket revealed that his tail is NOT a myth.

Flash forward to NN13 when side pocket is just innocently wandering around. When who but belinda ridgewood, once again, has to have herself some.

Hence the beginning photo at the top ^^^^ of this diary.

She can't be controlled.

Here is belinda ridgewood, back in October, documented taking liberties with Wings, Aji's S.O.. (Wings really seems to be enjoying this, in fact, so I'm told, orchestrating this, "not a little pinch, really grab a big hunk!" but that's another diary.)

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She apparently is now notorious for partaking in whatever moves her at the moment.

So BEWARE, Kossacks. One never knows if belinda ridgewood is lurking. Lurking to snatch whatever she can from you.

The innocent side pockets and their tail have tales to tell. I don't think this is the end.

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I urge YOU to take the lead and organize one in your region.
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:: Regions Organizing ::
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NEW GROUPS IN THE PROCESS OF ORGANIZING:
Send a Kosmail to the organizers and ask for an invitation to the group.
Northern Indiana Area: Kosmail Tim Delaney

Long Island: Kosmail grannycarol

Northern Michigan: Kosmail JillS

Nebraska: Kosmail Nebraska68847Dem

Westburbia Chicago Kossacks: Kosmail Majordomo

New York Hudson Valley Kossacks: Kosmail boran2

North Carolina Triangle Kossacks: Kosmail highacidity

Caprock Kossacks (Panhandle/Caprock/Lubbock/Amarillo area) : Kosmail shesaid

West Texas Kossacks (including Big Bend Region and El Paso) : Kosmail Yo Bubba

Note to the above new leaders: Feel free to leave a comment any day reminding readers about your new group. Also, tell us about your progress in gathering members. Kosmail me when you've chosen a good name for your group and have created a the group. Then I'll move you to the NEW GROUPS LIST. When you've planned a date for your first event I'll make a banner for you to highlight your event in our diaries and your diaries.
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These are the groups that have started since * NEW DAY * began. Please Kosmail navajo if you have started a group before that.
NEW GROUPS LIST:

California Central Valley Kossacks - Formed: Jul 29, 2012, Organizer: tgypsy

New England Kossacks - Formed: Aug 6, 2012, Organizers:
Clytemnestra for Lower New England (Conneticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island)
nhox42 for Upper New England (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont)

Houston Area Kossacks - Formed: Aug 7, 2012, Organizer: Chrislove

Kossacks in India - Formed: Aug 14, 2012, Organizer: chandu

CenTex Kossacks - Formed: Sep 9, 2012, Organizer: papa monzano

Central Ohio Kossacks - Formed: Sep 26, 2012, Organizer: VetGrl

Kansas City Kossacks - Formed Oct 15, 2012, Organizer: [Founder stepped down]

Phoenix Kossacks - Formed Oct 16, 2012, Organizer: arizonablue

Chicago Kossacks - Formed: Oct 31, 2012, Organizer: figbash

Koscadia the Pacific Northwest coast from Northern California to Alaska  
- Formed Oct 17, 2012, Oganizer: Horace Boothroyd III based in Portland, OR

Boston Kossacks - Formed: Nov 7, 2012, Organizer: GreyHawk

Motor City Kossacks South East Michigan (Detroit) Area - Formed: Nov 10, 2012, Organizer:  peregrine kate

Pittsburgh Area Kossacks - Formed: Nov 12, 2012, Organizer: dweb8231

Salt Lake City Kossacks - Formed: Nov 17, 2012, Organizer: War on Error

Twin Cities Kossacks - Formed: Nov 17, 2012, Organizer: imonlylurking

Dallas Kossacks North Texas - Formed: Nov 21, 2012, Admins: Catte Nappe and dalfireplug. Please contact them to join the group. An Event Organizer needed.

The Southern California Inland Empire Kossacks - Formed: Dec 3, 2012, Organizer: SoCaliana

Los Angeles Kossacks - Formed: Dec 17, 2012, Organizer: Dave in Northridge  

Northeast Ohio Kossacks - Formed: Jan 16, 2013,  Organizer: GenXangster

Kansas & Missouri Kossacks - Formed: Jan 17, 2013, Organizer: tmservo433

I-77 Carolina Kossacks who live from Columbia, SC to north of Winston-Salem, NC. - Formed: Jan 30, 2013, Organizers: gulfgal98 and eeff

Indianapolis Kossacks - Formed: Feb 6, 2013, Organizer: CityLightsLover

Southwest Ohio Kossacks - Formed: May 10, 2013, Organizer: Dr Erich Bloodaxe RN

Northern Arizona Kossacks - Formed:  Jul 5, 2013, Organizer: Sam Sara

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ESTABLISHED GROUPS LIST: (List will grow as we discover them)

SFKossacks Founded by navajo, Formed: May 2, 2005

Maryland Kos Founded by timmyc, Formed: Feb 23, 2011. Contact: JamieG from Md for a group invite.

New York City Founded by Eddie C - Contact the group organizer for meet-up events: sidnora

Baja Arizona Kossacks, Event Organizer: Azazello

Three Star Kossacks Tennessee, Founded by maryKK, Formed: Apr 8, 2011

Nashville KosKats, Founded by ZenTrainer Formed: Jan 30, 2012

Virginia Kos Founded by JamieG from Md, Formed: May 3, 2011

Kos Georgia Founded by pat208, Formed: Feb 13, 2011

Colorado COmmunity Founded by Leftcandid, Formed: Feb 13, 2011

New Mexico Kossaks Founded by claude

Philly Kos Founded by mconvente Formed: Aug 29, 2011

DKos Florida Founded by ThirstyGator, Formed: Feb 14, 2011, Currently organizing: Kosmail Vetwife to be included in next event.

Oklahoma Roundup Founded by BigOkie, Formed: Feb 13, 2011, Currently organizing: Kosmail peacearena to be included.

DKos Asheville Founded by davehouck, Formed: Feb 13, 2011 - Organizing Assist by: randallt

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:: Events Currently on the Books for ALL Kossacks ::

New York Hudson Valley Kossacks

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Saturday, July 13th

NY Hudson Valley Kossacks' First Meet-up

TIME: NOON
LOCATION: Hudson House
2 Main Street • Cold Spring, NY

ORGANIZER: Send boran2 a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. boran2
2. thankgodforairamerica
3. betson08
Maybees:
ask
curly
wader
Latest diary: Hudson Valley Kossacks Meetup July 13, 2013
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Thursday, July 18th

Phoenix Kossacks Meet-up for navajo

TIME: 6:15 PM Reservation name is Daily Kos
LOCATION: Rancho de Tia Rosa
3129 E. McKellips • Mesa

ORGANIZER: Send arizonablue a kosmail to attend.

navajo's in town one day, even though it's a Thursday we hope you can make it.

RSVPs:
1. arizonablue
2. Mr. arizonablue
3. navajo
4. Azazello
5. Mrs. Azazello
6. ninothemindboggler
7. Mrs. ninothemindboggler
8. thomask  
9. mrs. thomask
10. BluejayRN
11. Late Again
12. Mother Mags
13. Kane in CA
14. puzzled
15. mexchewy
Maybees:
Kane in CA
Kane in CA friend
cosmic debris
PSzymeczek
Mr PSzymeczek
Mr. Late Again
dewey in the desert
Latest diary: Phoenix Kossacks Meetup: Welcome Navajo to The Valley of the Sun!
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Motor City Kossacks Banner
Saturday, July 20th

Motor City Kossacks Consider Meeting-up in Hell to welcome tgypsy

TIME: Noon
LOCATION: TBD
15 miles northwest of Ann Arbor • Hell

ORGANIZER: Send peregrine kate a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. peregrine kate
2. tgypsy
3. mideedah
Maybees:
dkmich
Latest diary: Motor City Kossacks: Meet-up Sat. 7/20, 12-3 PM. Could it be in Hell?
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Saturday, July 20th

Southern California Inland Empire
Kossacks Meet-up

TIME: 11:00 AM (Tour museum then lunch there)
LOCATION: Palm Springs Air Museum
745 North Gene Autry Trail • Palm Springs

ORGANIZER: Send SoCaliana a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. SoCaliana
2.
3.
Maybees:
Susan from 29
Latest diary: SCIEK: Summer Meetup Location
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Saturday, July 20th

SFKossacks Welcome angelajean & Family to Elkhorn Slough, there will be otters!

TIME: TBD
LOCATION: Elkhorn Slough
[map] • Moss Landing

ORGANIZER: Send lineatus a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. lineatus
2. angelajean
3.
Maybees:
Latest diary: [Waiting for linked diary]
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Dkos Asheville
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Saturday, July 20th

Dkos Asheville, North Carolina Kossacks Meet-up

TIME: 1:00 PM
LOCATION: The Bywater
796 Riverside Dr. • Asheville

ORGANIZER: Send randallt a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. Randallt
2. Gordon20024
3. davehouck
4. Joieau
5. SteelerGrrl
6. SteelerGuy
7. Captain Sham
8. Smiley7
9. DawnN
10. Phil S 33
11. LamontCranston
12. Christian Dem in NC
13.
Maybees:
eeff
Audri
gulfgal98
PearlJamSteelworker
Amy
Latest diary: DKos Asheville Open Thread 5/18/13: Frogs and tomatoes and snakes, oh my!
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Sunday, July, 21st

Northern Arizona Kossacks Meet-up with navajo

TIME: TBD, early evening
LOCATION: TBD
[Address] • Sedona

ORGANIZER: Send navajo a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. navajo
2. Sam Sara
3. savano66
4.
5.
Maybees:
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Sunday, August 4th

NYC Kossacks Meet-up

TIME: Noon
LOCATION:  Spitzer's Corner
101 Rivington Street (Ludlow) • NYC

ORGANIZER: Send Sidnora a kosmail to RSVP.

RSVPs:
1. joanbrooker
2. mconvente
3. belinda ridgewood
4. Yasuragi
5. sidnora
6. Its the Supreme Court Stupid
7. blue jersey mom
8. kathny
9. ask
10. rubyr
11. plf515
12. thankgodforairamerica
13. No Exit
14. gchaucer2
Maybees:
Ollie Garkey
Ian Reifowitz
andgarden
wader
Latest diary: New York City Meetup - August - Choose your date
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Saturday, November 2nd

SFKossacks BBQ in the Wine Country

TIME: TBD
LOCATION: Andrew McGuire's home in the Wine Country
Address to be given privately to RSVPs • Windsor

ORGANIZER: Send navajo a kosmail to attend.


Andrew McGuire is Executive Director of California One Care

RSVPs:
1. Andrew McGuire
2. navajo
3. Shockwave
4. Hunter
5. elfing
6. Hunter/elfling offspring
7. smileycreek
8. paradise50
9. dharmasyd
10. maggiejean
11. norm
12. Lusty
13. dksbook
14. Mr. dksbook
15. kimoconnor
16. jpmassar
17. side pocket
18. Mrs. side pocket
Maybees:
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Send navajo a kosmail if you post a diary about an event so we can update our round-up.

Okay. Floor's open.
Tell us what you are doing on this NEW DAY?

Originally posted to DIVA on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT.

Also republished by Connect! Unite! Act! and SFKossacks.

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