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Writer, of plays, books, songs, films, anything the traffic will bear. Deep water sailor, of my Nova Scotia Schooner. Canadian with deep roots in the USA. All persuasions, no brutality.

Groups: Readers and Book Lovers

Diaries published: 9 (1144 days since last diary on Mon Mar 19, 2012 at 01:00 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 51 (604 days since last comment on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 04:44 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 82

Total Comment Ratings: 59

Most Recommended Diary: Ever wonder what you really think?, 35 comments, 38 recommends

People Following MysteriousEast: 1

MysteriousEast's Most Recent Diaries:

Ever wonder how it got this way? How every discussion ends up with spittle flying, faces red as fire, voices shouting one another down, when all that's really needed is sensible talk? Ever wonder ...
by MysteriousEast
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Mar 19, 2012 at 01:00 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
by MysteriousEast
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Mar 14, 2011 at 04:04 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Any fool who wants to bring a moist eye to the hoi polloi need only invoke the "American Dream". It's the holy grail, the perfect concept, the ultimate answer to all of life's questions. It's what ...
by MysteriousEast
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Mar 04, 2011 at 01:52 PM PST with 4 Recommends
We watch amazed as dictators fall in the Middle East because the common people rose up, finally free of their fear, and claimed their rights. Sound familiar? Dig out your history books. What's ...
by MysteriousEast
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Mar 03, 2011 at 09:27 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Family legend had it that Abraham Lincoln's watch had spent some time in the shop sometime before the civil war broke out. The Folks at the Smithsonian knew the story. It gnawed at them. What ...
by MysteriousEast
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2009 at 04:16 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
In Shakespeare, the fool was the one who spoke truth to power. The fool could get away with saying things that a normal subject could lose his head over. Literally. America seems to have chosen ...
by MysteriousEast
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2009 at 12:37 PM PST with 4 Recommends

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