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I was born and raised.

Real Name: Francine

Location: CA

Groups: Readers and Book Lovers

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Diaries published: 15 (656 days since last diary on Fri Aug 09, 2013 at 09:51 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 452 (262 days since last comment on Sat Sep 06, 2014 at 07:35 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 413

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Monday Murder Mystery: Brother Cadfael, 121 comments, 84 recommends

People Following pimutant: 5

pimutant's Most Recent Diaries:

Everyone who uses the Internet, a good search engine, and is at least a little distractible (or much too curious) has had the experience of starting in one perfectly sensible place, and ending up ...
by pimutant
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Aug 09, 2013 at 09:51 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Today is the 150th Anniversary of the first day of fighting at Gettysburg. To those of you under about 50 that must seem a very long time ago. But to me, not so much. I'll turn 70 this year, and it ...
by pimutant
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 02:20 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Memorial Day did not become a moveable picnic until June 28, 1968. By then I was grown and had already left home. But I remember the traditional date because of my father. He was a World War II ...
by pimutant
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed May 29, 2013 at 09:00 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
I first became acquainted with Ellis Peters' medieval detective Brother Cadfael through the good offices of the PBS Mystery series, where Cadfael was played by the wonderful Derek Jacobi, who was ...
by pimutant
Comment Count 121 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 05:00 PM PST with 84 Recommends
I noticed Veterans' Day is marked for Monday on my Calendar, and there is no note at all for Sunday, November 11. I'll be flying my flag on both days. I just can't let Armistice Day pass with no ...
by pimutant
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 07:20 AM PST with 6 Recommends
The other day, just after the second debate, but before any more cheerful polls appeared, I decided to take a look at what I called "The Mid-October Nadir" for the Electoral College, and thus the ...
by pimutant
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:37 PM PDT with 8 Recommends

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