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Diaries published: 7 (556 days since last diary on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 02:28 PM PST)

Comments posted: 166 (490 days since last comment on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 08:42 AM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

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Total Recommends: 106

Total Comment Ratings: 406

Most Recommended Diary: NC: Julie's Dad voted!, 8 comments, 32 recommends

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sparkysmom's Most Recent Diaries:

High stakes testing is challenging in any educational setting, but it becomes even more so when the state and the DOE keep moving the hoops. But because I'm mellow by nature and try to see things in ...
by sparkysmom
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 02:28 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Julie was a high school friend, and we graduated together 30 years ago. A common story, we went away to different colleges and never kept in touch, until we became friends on Facebook a few years ago.
by sparkysmom
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 06:11 PM PST with 32 Recommends
I teach science at a suburban high school in Florida. Today was a day like any other in my classes… we had a test planned, so the students wanted to discuss anything other than the test, stalling ...
by sparkysmom
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 05:45 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
I have to say that when Bill Maher announced that every week he will roll out another embarrassing old clip of Christine O'Donnell from his show, I thought it was sort of funny, but not really in ...
by sparkysmom
Comment Count 74 comments on Sat Sep 25, 2010 at 02:47 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Yesterday I wrote a brief diary here concerning the OSHA investigation of Sea World. Next Monday marks the statutory deadline for OSHA to issue any fines or citations against Sea World concerning ...
by sparkysmom
Comment Count 147 comments on Fri Aug 20, 2010 at 04:16 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
A few months ago I posted a diary here about the death of a killer whale at Sea World, and the Congressional hearing that followed. Specifically, my diary focused on Congressman Alan Grayson&...
by sparkysmom
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Aug 19, 2010 at 07:20 AM PDT with 4 Recommends

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