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I am a Catholic Socialist and a writer from Flint, Michigan. I have lived in Chicago and New York City, and am a founding member of the Gothic Funk Nation.

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Diaries published: 12 (891 days since last diary on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 02:04 AM PST)

Comments posted: 92 (891 days since last comment on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 11:53 AM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 238

Total Comment Ratings: 93

Most Recommended Diary: Resisting the Temptation to Get the Hell Out of Flint and Michigan, 99 comments, 197 recommends

People Following blueskiesfalling: 3

blueskiesfalling's Most Recent Diaries:

Update 11:30 EST. Two things. 1st: So I wrote this during a bout of insomnia and went to bed, and when I woke up three hours later jeezopete I'm on the Rec list. I've never made the Rec list before, ...
by blueskiesfalling
Comment Count 99 comments on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 02:04 AM PST with 197 Recommends
I've been getting progressively more worked up each day the last few weeks and it finally spilled over into this letter I just wrote to my congresswoman and senators. On consideration, I think the ...
by blueskiesfalling
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Feb 01, 2010 at 11:27 PM PST with 2 Recommends
I grew up in Flint, Michigan. I loved the place. Even as it was accelerating into its smooth, steady slip toward oblivion, there was a lot that the place offered, and continues to offer. The ...
by blueskiesfalling
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2008 at 09:32 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Once Bitten, Twice Shy? (This is a long diary, and it's about the auto industry, and the economy, and even very briefly about how it sux to be called a troll.)
by blueskiesfalling
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2008 at 08:09 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
We all knew that the New York Times was going to endorse Obama. They've endorsed Democrats since 1960 , including such uphill ...
by blueskiesfalling
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2008 at 11:36 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
This is, actually, probably the hardest decision for me to make this cycle. There is little question of the race's outcome, but I need to outline my reasoning, because I vocally ...
by blueskiesfalling
Comment Count 109 comments on Wed Oct 22, 2008 at 09:51 AM PDT with 0 Recommends

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