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Librarian, teacher, writer. World's Oldest Living Goth and a bellydancer, currently in exile from the NE down here in GA. Notoriously bad typist. Feminist since age 14.

DOB: 11/19/49

Gender: Female

Location: GA, U.S.A.

Occupation: librarian/writer

Groups: Kos Georgia, PWB Peeps, Military Community Members of Daily Kos, Abortion, Mental Health Awareness, PaganKos, Feminism, Pro-Feminism, Womanism: Feminist Issues, Ideas, & Activism, Do Not Say GBCW, Shamrock American Kossacks, Sluts, Sex, Body, and Gender

Hobbies: costuming, writing, bellydancing, SCA, embroidery, cooking, history, science fiction and fantasy

Diaries published: 236 (61 days since last diary on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 12:10 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 34631 (61 days since last comment on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 12:10 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 16959

Total Comment Ratings: 83841

Most Recommended Diary: Batterers:Why Women Don’t Recognize a Mr. Wrong, 990 comments, 635 recommends

People Following irishwitch: 290

irishwitch's Most Recent Diaries:

If gratitude can be infinite, ours is. I want to thank every single Kossack who used PayPal or sent us checks or money orders. You rock. And you reminded me that some people actually practice the ...
by irishwitch
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 12:10 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
This diary has nothing to with our move, or my MiL (though she's out of the cleaning frenzy, she's driving us both nuts but this too shall pass eventually). Its about the hard lessons I learned 31 ...
by irishwitch
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 01:51 PM PDT with 61 Recommends
You know the old curse about living in interesting times? It's been the story of my life since January 2014. First there was the Packhorse's heart surgery (he's doing really well, the cardiologist ...
by irishwitch
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 06:01 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
No white person can ever truly know what it means to be a person of color. Our white skin protects us from the indignities even Black celebrities face on a daily basis—an empty cab driving by ...
by irishwitch
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2014 at 02:51 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
I'll keep this short and sweet. As of May 12, we moved in with MiL. 99.9% of our stuff is in storage in the rented unit or her garage. We both want to pare down the amount of stuff we have ...
by irishwitch
Comment Count 90 comments on Mon Jun 16, 2014 at 06:42 PM PDT with 144 Recommends
This is *not* a GBCW diary. Tomorrow, the cats and I move to MiL's. The Packhorse, true to his name, will be packing up furniture for storage.Tomorrow we pack the kitchen (Goddess I do NOT look ...
by irishwitch
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu May 08, 2014 at 07:34 PM PDT with 109 Recommends

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