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Call me Ishmael.

Groups: DKos Sangha, SFKossacks, New Diarists, This Week in the War on Women

Diaries published: 44 (71 days since last diary on Sun Feb 22, 2015 at 12:00 PM PST)

Comments posted: 18249 (0 days since last comment on Sun May 03, 2015 at 08:23 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1308

Total Comment Ratings: 41964

Most Recommended Diary: The Many Household Uses of Baking Soda and Why You Should Care, 370 comments, 443 recommends

People Following karmsy: 54

karmsy's Most Recent Diaries:

The evolving story of my meditation practice begins, more or less, with a story about yoga. Late in 2013, I began a daily hatha yoga practice to control stress and to increase personal stamina ...
by karmsy
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Feb 22, 2015 at 12:00 PM PST with 50 Recommends
Dear Tom, I have it from your wife that ever since Romney lost, and in light of developments since, you haven't been yourself. You're not exercising. You're up till all hours at the computer, ...
by karmsy
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 12:48 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Needed: Five-quart crock pot or dutch oven. So I ended up with a quart of glorious broth. I hunted for a good recipe in which to use it. I liked the idea of a hearty main-course bean soup at this ...
by karmsy
Comment Count 54 comments on Thu Jan 16, 2014 at 03:09 PM PST with 68 Recommends
Let me tell you, first of all, how uncomfortable I am with the title of this series. We know about the "war on women." The naked hatred society levels at women who defy traditional gender-role ...
by karmsy
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Nov 09, 2013 at 05:00 PM PST with 16 Recommends
This is about student-loan debt, how I discharged it, improbably, and what that's taught me about personal credibility. First, the backstory. Sometime after I turned 40, I opted to move ahead with ...
by karmsy
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 12:31 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
I live in the urban core of the Bay Area. One-half block from my home in Oakland, no doubt master-minded by people who never had to face an unintended or risky pregnancy themselves, we find this gem:
by karmsy
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends

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