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Artist (oil painter) without enough time to paint, but I'm working on changing that as fast as I can! My avatar is one of my paintings, but it was just for fun. My passion is urban landscapes and portraits.

Groups: The Grieving Room, Daily Kos Phazebook Progressive Social Networking Group, Feminism, Pro-Feminism, Womanism: Feminist Issues, Ideas, & Activism, Jay Inslee WA Governor 2012 Keep WA Blue, Sluts, This Week in the War on Women, Seattle & Puget Sound Kos, Sidewalk Counseling Wingnutia

Hobbies: Artist - oil painter

Diaries published: 9 (603 days since last diary on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 06:59 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 4775 (16 days since last comment on Tue May 12, 2015 at 10:31 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 364

Total Comment Ratings: 3180

Most Recommended Diary: ...and then my friend died...., 108 comments, 78 recommends

People Following FlamingoGrrl: 19

FlamingoGrrl's Most Recent Diaries:

I bet you didn't know that due to the Republicans' government shutdown: "Internments at National Cemeteries will be conducted on a reduced schedule" according to the VA's Veterans Field Guide to the ...
by FlamingoGrrl
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 06:59 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Some of you know already, but many of you don’t, that my sister Laura died suddenly and unexpectedly Friday, August 17th. It was a devastating blow to receive a phone call from the Whitman County ...
by FlamingoGrrl
Comment Count 66 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2012 at 05:30 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
It was towards the end of my second year of grieving my husband when I first came upon a quote from C.S. Lewis’ 'A Grief Observed' . I was shocked to find a writer who so evocatively described my ...
by FlamingoGrrl
Comment Count 59 comments on Mon Aug 13, 2012 at 05:04 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
In our 2012 Women's History month I'm experiencing more women's history and history-in-the-making than I can ever remember in the month of March. And it's women that are making this history (...
by FlamingoGrrl
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Mar 08, 2012 at 08:52 PM PST with 60 Recommends
2011 marks the 30th anniversary my mother's death. This anniversary might have gone unnoticed by me except for two life changing events. But I'm getting ahead of myself. .
by FlamingoGrrl
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Dec 12, 2011 at 05:45 PM PST with 24 Recommends
At first I thought this diary was going to be about how this is the 30th anniversary of my mom's death at 59, one month shy of her 60th birthday and me just one month into my 29th year. I planned ...
by FlamingoGrrl
Comment Count 108 comments on Mon Aug 29, 2011 at 05:02 PM PDT with 78 Recommends

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