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Old. Getting older. Former sailor and court clerk. Presently jazz musician.

Diaries published: 34 (79 days since last diary on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 09:39 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 15570 (1 day since last comment on Fri May 29, 2015 at 04:35 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 439

Total Comment Ratings: 12758

Most Recommended Diary: RIP Jonathan Winters, 80 comments, 197 recommends

People Following trumpeter: 19

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The world grew a bit more dismal this morning when Terry Pratchett passed on. According to the BBC, Pratchett, aged 66, died in his sleep.
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Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 09:39 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
From today's Los Angeles Daily Journal (behind a paywall) - an article on the new Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, Leo E. Strine, Jr. Being from Delaware, home of corporate headquarters ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2015 at 08:48 AM PST with 1 Recommend
According to an article in today's (26 Jan) Los Angeles Daily Journal , the California Supreme Court has voted unanimously to bar judges and justices in the state from being a part of the Boy Scouts,
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Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 03:26 PM PST with 15 Recommends
but it isn't cheap. According to today's Los Angeles Daily Journal [Bwehind a paywall] , ICANN (The non-profit that does such things) has auctioned off the .sucks top level domain ...
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Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 11:57 AM PST with 2 Recommends
One of the concepts that I have been re-introduced to lately has been the HALT anagram. It can be a very useful way to double-check yourself when things get stressful. H.A.L.T. is an anagram for ...
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Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2014 at 09:54 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Mental illness is not insanity. What is depression? I can only speak from my own experience, but that experience is very expensive, and very deep.
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Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Sep 10, 2014 at 04:25 PM PDT with 40 Recommends

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