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Chance the gardener's Profile

Location: Pittsburgh

Occupation: Gerontologist

Groups: KosAbility, Pittsburgh Area Kossacks

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Diaries published: 54 (359 days since last diary on Sat May 10, 2014 at 04:08 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 847 (336 days since last comment on Sun Jun 01, 2014 at 11:44 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 558

Total Comment Ratings: 2260

Most Recommended Diary: Nursing Homes Underwater, 105 comments, 237 recommends

People Following Chance the gardener: 11

Chance the gardener's Most Recent Diaries:

Hey old friends, been a member here for over 10 years now...pre-Scoop! Though it has been awhile since I've written a diary, I've been lurking and marveling at what this community has become. I'm ...
by Chance the gardener
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat May 10, 2014 at 04:08 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
President Obama will visit Pittsburgh on Tuesday, exactly 71 years after FDR made a celebrated trip here in the final weeks of the 1940 election. I made stills from a movie of FDR's visit and ...
by Chance the gardener
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Oct 09, 2011 at 01:42 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
KosAbility is a community diary series posted at 5 PM ET every Sunday and Wednesday by volunteer diarists. This is a gathering place for people who are living with disabilities, who love ...
by Chance the gardener
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Jun 12, 2011 at 02:00 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
I hope some here might appreciate this bit of history on a Friday night. It's newly discovered 16mm color film footage of downtown Pittsburgh on May 8, 1945.
by Chance the gardener
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Feb 04, 2011 at 06:34 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Please share this with any old Pittsburghers you know. It's rare color footage of FDR visiting Pittsburgh on this day seventy years ago, October 11, 1940. Below are stills taken from the film.
by Chance the gardener
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Oct 11, 2010 at 03:56 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Several Roosevelt color home movies on are now up on, thanks to Roosevelt ...
by Chance the gardener
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Sep 11, 2010 at 07:26 PM PDT with 31 Recommends

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