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Ellen Columbo's Profile

I am a dog person with three cats. Go figure. And, as a single mother, I raised a son who is such a good man that every woman with whom he has ever had a relationship has thanked me.

Real Name: Ellen Columbo

Gender: female

Location: OR

Occupation: Retired

Hobbies: Reading, writing poetry, painting, car trips, politics

Diaries published: 11 (531 days since last diary on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 03:00 PM PST)

Comments posted: 954 (6 days since last comment on Sun May 24, 2015 at 02:22 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 140

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Texas AG Threatens to Arrest Election Monitors, 41 comments, 53 recommends

People Following Ellen Columbo: 8

Ellen Columbo's Most Recent Diaries:

Jessica Levenson, a self proclaimed " Type A feminist mommy tech geek audiophile looking to be the change I want to see in the world ", wrote the Upworthy intro to this poetry reading as follows: ...
by Ellen Columbo
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 03:00 PM PST with 2 Recommends
The Catholic Church of Rhode Island has its own lobbyist? A real, honest to God (what pun?) lobbyist? A person who lobbies State legislators for Church friendly legislation? Holy crap, Batman! I ...
by Ellen Columbo
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 08:35 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Just a quick link to offer an antidote to the inhumanity we have witnessed in the past days, weeks, and months. We must savor these small doses as we find them. I ran across this wonderful example ...
by Ellen Columbo
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 04:13 PM PST with 5 Recommends
I was a daddy's girl. And, since he died two weeks after my 14th birthday before I had reached the age when I would have referred to him as my father, to this day, when I think of him, I still ...
by Ellen Columbo
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 04:08 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
While responding to a comment from vuzvilla earlier today (if you haven't read his diary Oklahoma. Could happen. yet, do so ASAP), I found myself subconsciously reverting back to my childhood in SW ...
by Ellen Columbo
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 01:28 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The Democratic Party has Bark the Vote Sutter. The Republican Party has Tied to the Roof Rack Seamus. Any questions?
by Ellen Columbo
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 12:11 PM PST with 0 Recommends

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