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Hey! Here we are at our regularly scheduled Open Thread night- I hope this evening finds you all happy and reasonably healthy, as we all deserve to be this first week of May. Let's keep it light tonight- I propose 'Bad Joke Night'- so come on- tell us awful jokes, or even stories about your attempts to tell a joke that flopped utterly.

I'll give it the first shot:

A man walks into a bar with a flamingo on his head. The bartender says "Hey, where did you get him?" The flamingo replies "Him? Won him in a poker game..."
Bad. I know. I challenge you all to do worse!
But first, a word from our sponsor, er, schedule:
May 11 - working title: "KosAbility: Our House & Home" by postmodernista.
May 18 - "Directory of Health-Medical&Related DK Groups" with group profiles & links.
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June 1 - OPEN THREAD NIGHT
June 8 - "Quick Notes from the Patient Safety Movement & postmodernista's Dad's Case
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See the previous Upcoming Schedule if you'd like to write & could use some diary ideas.

KosAbility logoKosAbility is a Sunday 4pm(Pacific time) community series by volunteer diarists, as a gathering for people living with disabilities, who love someone with a disability, or who want to know more about the issues. Our use of "disability" includes temporary as well as permanent conditions, from small, gnawing problems to major, life-threatening health/medical problems. Our use of "love someone" extends to beloved members of other species.

Our discussions are open threads in the context of this community. Feel free to comment on the diary topic, ask questions of the diarist or generally to everyone, share something you've learned, tell bad jokes, post photos, or rage about your situation. Our only rule is to be kind; trolls will be spayed or neutered. If you are interested in contributing a diary, contact series coordinator postmodernista.

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