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Diaries published: 25 (63 days since last diary on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 06:27 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 336 (41 days since last comment on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 04:07 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 930

Total Comment Ratings: 62

Most Recommended Diary: The Costco Effect..., 231 comments, 346 recommends

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GearheadGrrrl's Most Recent Diaries:

“To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with Indian Tribes.” So sayeth what is commonly referred to as the "commerce clause" of the United States ...
by GearheadGrrrl
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 06:27 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
(from my Gearhead Grrrl blog ) If you've been following the press of late, you've noted the considerable angst generated by the unit oil trains that seem to be taking over the land. The "Chicken ...
by GearheadGrrrl
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 06:55 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
You can still get from here to there, but you'd best not be in a hurry... The schedule of what was once one of Amtrak's most timely trains, the legendary Empire Builder, has become a joke. Last "...
by GearheadGrrrl
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Aug 09, 2014 at 07:07 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Unless you've been hibernating these last few weeks, you no doubt repeatedly saw the image of a runaway Walmart truck and a minibus with extensive side impact damage. That would have been just local ...
by GearheadGrrrl
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 06:34 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
T'is the season, as potholes, road construction, and income taxes conspire to unleash a perfect storm on our finances. And of those income taxes due tomorrow… Very little will go to even patching ...
by GearheadGrrrl
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 14, 2014 at 01:18 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
You've probably heard of the "Walmart effect", where the kinder and gentler Walmart of at least a decade ago used it's massive buying power to lower prices for consumers. Since then Walmart has ...
by GearheadGrrrl
Comment Count 231 comments on Sat Nov 30, 2013 at 05:52 PM PST with 346 Recommends

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