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hippie lawyer, many adventures later, now living in Pasadena, California with cats, dogs, bunnies, a garden and Mr. Emmet.

Groups: Readers and Book Lovers, Cooking With Kos, Abolish the Death Penalty, Shamrock American Kossacks

Diaries published: 47 (2 days since last diary on Sat May 02, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 3591 (0 days since last comment on Mon May 04, 2015 at 08:37 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 3705

Total Comment Ratings: 7037

Most Recommended Diary: The Great Bee Swarm of 2010, 407 comments, 603 recommends

People Following Emmet: 62

Emmet's Most Recent Diaries:

On Easter Monday morning, April 24, 1916, hundreds of men and women arrived at Liberty Hall, Dublin, many by bicycle, ready to fight for their independence from England. They came from the Irish ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
[The City Manager] has failed to rein in a police department that needs careful oversight and control. His administration’s shell game with a report on the fatal shooting by police of Kendrec ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT with 126 Recommends
Kendrec McDade died three years ago, on March 24, 2012, in a crossfire of police bullets in Pasadena, California. He was 19 years old, a community college student with no criminal record or gang ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
It was a warm, sunny morning in October 1956 in Pasadena, California. My big brother and I climbed aboard the school bus, bound for St. Bede the Venerable, our Catholic grammar school. School had ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 42 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
Do not fear for me. Make straight your own path to destiny. --Sophocles, Antigone Do you know why the Egyptians didn't have a chicken goddess? Even ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 43 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT with 66 Recommends
Before I start crawling over it with a magnifying glass (and others, I hope, join in) please just read it: The Second Coming Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Mar 21, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT with 22 Recommends

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