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I've always been an incurable foodie, book-lover, and peacenik/tree-hugger/straight-but-not-narrow/atheist political junkie. I live in West-Central Illinois, but I'm a Gulf of Mexico Coast Rat by heart.

Diaries published: 85 (275 days since last diary on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 01:11 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 4354 (181 days since last comment on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 01:02 PM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1531

Total Comment Ratings: 32375

Most Recommended Diary: BP Top Kill Day Two - Mothership, 109 comments, 474 recommends

People Following khowell: 26

khowell's Most Recent Diaries:

Feeling regret at 'what could have been' is not one of the things that I'm very good at. Never have been. I know it's part of the reason that I occasionally take more risks than I should, but it ...
by khowell
Comment Count 50 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 01:11 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
Well, y'all - it took me forever to get around to telling my Kos family (and for that I hang my head in shame, but damn it's been busy) but I have an announcement to make: I GOT THE JOB!
by khowell
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Sep 27, 2013 at 01:34 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
I came home late last night and moved straight from the office and car to the couch, where I started writing my next-to-last paper for my last class. After 2 AM, when I finally curled up in bed to ...
by khowell
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 07:45 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Hill 147 Hill 192 St. Lo Arromanches Point du Hoc Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, Sword Pegasus Bridge Caen Bereigny Bastogne St. Mere-Eglise Le Cambe Beny-sur-Mer Bayeux Colleville-sur-...
by khowell
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 08:40 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Since January, I've worked closely with a number of retired Army guys who are using their MGIB benefits to take classes. Some, due to the nature and severity of their injuries, are taking classes ...
by khowell
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 09:39 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I just got back Saturday from the American Association of Community College's Workforce Development Institute in San Diego. This was my second trip in the past six months to sunny California - my ...
by khowell
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 12:17 PM PST with 14 Recommends

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