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Cultural historian and writer, passionate environmentalist, maverick progressive. Replies to unsolicited emails not guaranteed, though I'll do my best to meet courtesy with courtesy.

Twitter: Jurretta

Diaries published: 28 (559 days since last diary on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 02:07 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 738 (128 days since last comment on Mon Dec 29, 2014 at 02:37 PM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 4726

Total Comment Ratings: 5243

Most Recommended Diary: BREAKING: Palin Business Shut Down by State, 718 comments, 912 recommends

People Following Leaves on the Current: 31

Leaves on the Current's Most Recent Diaries:

Yet again, a difficult passage in my cancer treatment has been lit up with the love and concern of the Daily Kos Community. I can never thank you all enough. This time it's the autologous stem ...
by Leaves on the Current
Comment Count 46 comments on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 02:07 PM PDT with 255 Recommends
Mitt Romney is lucky he's had such a terrible trip to the U.K. so far. Otherwise, it might be a big deal that he just called the country he's visiting by the wrong name :
by Leaves on the Current
Comment Count 235 comments on Thu Jul 26, 2012 at 03:07 PM PDT with 260 Recommends
Yesterday I posted a comment on his diary from Sunday informing the community about the loss of our dear "Bittle" to thank this community. teacherken suggested I post its contents as a separate ...
by Leaves on the Current
Comment Count 117 comments on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 03:06 AM PDT with 169 Recommends
I got the news over toothpaste. "You know Mitch Daniels has decided not to run ," my ...
by Leaves on the Current
Comment Count 104 comments on Sun May 22, 2011 at 02:40 PM PDT with 123 Recommends
CBS 19 in Charlottesville is reporting that Republican Virgil Goode has decided not to challenge U.S. Rep.
by Leaves on the Current
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Jul 27, 2009 at 09:37 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
For more than three centuries, long before bridges became common, Americans crossed rivers by pole-driven ferry. The fate of the last such ferry in the United ...
by Leaves on the Current
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Jul 01, 2009 at 10:00 AM PDT with 19 Recommends

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