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"Koosah" means "sky" in Chinook and it's the name of one of my favorite waterfall hikes here in OR.

Gender: Female

Location: Oregon, USA

Occupation: Parent/School Board member

Groups: Readers and Book Lovers, PWB Peeps, Birds and Birdwatching, Parenting on the Autism Spectrum, Black Kos community, New Diarists, Sluts, KOSpectrum, Hunger in America, Whovians on DKos

Hobbies: Birds, dogs, cats, gardening, hiking, camping, reading

Diaries published: 6 (278 days since last diary on Thu Aug 21, 2014 at 10:30 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 6741 (2 days since last comment on Sat May 23, 2015 at 08:06 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 811

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: I get it now., 217 comments, 563 recommends

People Following koosah: 33

koosah's Most Recent Diaries:

I haven’t seen this anywhere yet, so I’m writing this quick update. Mary Engelbreit just posted on Facebook that her store has made over $10,000.00 so far for the Michael Brown Memorial Fund .
by koosah
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Aug 21, 2014 at 10:30 AM PDT with 162 Recommends
Hey, Mac. It’s been a year since you left us. Since I held your head in my lap and stroked your fur, whispering, “Good boy, Mac. You’re such a good dog. Such a good boy. We love you, boy.
by koosah
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Mar 26, 2014 at 06:30 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
What’s a school to do when its name becomes synonymous with heartless insensitivity for focusing on money over the emotional health of its students? Spend money, of course! Uintah Elementary ...
by koosah
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Feb 24, 2014 at 04:26 PM PST with 20 Recommends
I hate the game of false equivalence that (ironically) both sides of the political spectrum seem all too eager to play. Whenever anything happens, there is an immediate search for something, ...
by koosah
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Aug 10, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
For me, the essence of Progressivism, the heart of it, is the ability to empathize; the ability to put oneself in someone else’s shoes and imagine their experiences. This is at the core of the ...
by koosah
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri Jul 20, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
The current storm surrounding the battle for women's reproduction rights has led me to an epiphany of sorts. The entire notion that someone else can control any aspect of my life without my consent ...
by koosah
Comment Count 217 comments on Mon Feb 13, 2012 at 05:55 AM PST with 563 Recommends

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