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My main replacement for X is on Threads. I check in here about once a week to see what folks are up to. So many platforms, so little time! Cheers!
06:10 AM - Feb 07, 2024
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Paul Deaton
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Democrats need a new narrative. I have some ideas.
03:52 PM - Feb 17, 2024
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Paul Deaton
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My main replacement for X is on Threads. I check in here about once a week to see what folks are up to. So many platforms, so little time! Cheers!
06:10 AM - Feb 07, 2024
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Paul Deaton
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Folks have takes on the Iowa caucuses. Here is mine.
Embers of the Iowa Caucuses
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05:25 PM - Jan 20, 2024
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Happy New Year! Best Wishes for 2024!
05:35 PM - Dec 31, 2023
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Good morning folks! Make it a great day!
06:34 AM - Dec 13, 2023
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Paul Deaton
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"What I do want to say is it is important to take a break from writing and read a book on being a writer and all that means. At a certain point such books are an easy read with a lot of head-nodding."
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06:37 AM - Dec 12, 2023
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Paul Deaton
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One of my roles is webmaster for The Prairie Progressive, Iowa's oldest newsletter for the Democratic Left. I just posted the December issue. Check it out with no paywall at www.theprairieprogressive....
07:47 AM - Dec 08, 2023
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Paul Deaton
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Taking a break from this platform. Not really working for me. I'll be back Cheers!
05:13 PM - Dec 06, 2023
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"The thing about radio was I could listen without the supervision of parents. If I plugged in the earphone, they wouldn't know I was listening in bed. As a grader, that was important."
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09:24 AM - Dec 06, 2023
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"That I'm now choosing a selfie is a sign of the times, the meaning of which is to be determined. Eventually the new image will be propagated throughout my accounts."
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06:54 AM - Dec 05, 2023
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"The challenge of winter is to continue exercising at least half an hour each day regardless of weather."
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08:29 AM - Dec 04, 2023
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Part of writing is organizing and using images to create narrative. It's not as easy as we think. Here is my post about that from today.
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03:37 PM - Dec 03, 2023
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"These are the kinds of events that attracted working class families in Davenport during the 1960s and '70s. We weren't Marxists, yet the word proletariat fits."
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08:22 AM - Nov 30, 2023
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"If the Silurian Aquifer goes dry we are in for a wake up call. I predict it won't be pleasant."
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08:43 AM - Nov 27, 2023
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Paul Deaton
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Today is a Global Day of Action Against Nuclear Weapons
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10:03 AM - Nov 26, 2023
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Best wishes for a peaceful Thanksgiving to those who note the day. I'm logging off for a while. See y'all later.
04:21 PM - Nov 22, 2023
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"My almost 72-year-old frame still carries me along. I developed a regimen of exams, tests, and monitoring. If I'm not in perfect health, I feel aware of my deficiencies." #yearinreview
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08:36 AM - Nov 22, 2023
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"There is social pressure to develop a narrative in response to the question, 'How was your Thanksgiving?'" Who needs the pressure? #Thanksgiving #amwriting
Final Thanksgiving Post (I Hope) https://pauldeaton.com/202...
08:00 AM - Nov 21, 2023
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Thanks for the new follows last week! Trying to make my posts worthy of these follows! Cheers!
10:08 AM - Nov 20, 2023
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"I knew Susan Kuehn Boyd by name yet had no prior knowledge of her as an author before seeing this book." #amreading #BookReview
Book Review: The Wide-Brimmed Hat https://pauldeaton.com/202...
12:28 PM - Nov 19, 2023
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'It feels like I'm not crazy.' Gardeners aren't surprised as USDA updates key map

"The 2023 map is about 2.5 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the 2012 map across the contiguous U.S"
#ClimateChange #GlobalWarming
02:26 AM - Nov 18, 2023 (Edited)
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"The trouble is Musk's politics and attitudes as manifest on the site. He is a bad egg and poisons the entire experience. Who needs that?" #Twitter
Social Media Thrill is Gone https://pauldeaton.com/202...
03:22 PM - Nov 17, 2023
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Did you miss this story about the climate agreement between China and the U.S.? Of course you did. Read about the points of agreement between the two largest polluters in the world. #ActOnClimate
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05:03 PM - Nov 16, 2023
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"Like most people, I seek truth and meaning in my life. Part of that is dealing with too many books, papers and media by making something of them the way my forebears mined coal." #amreading
Curating a Personal Library https://pauldeaton.com/202...
03:25 PM - Nov 14, 2023
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Thanks so much for all the new follows. I appreciate your interest and will attempt to make my posts worth your time. I'm not a bot!
01:51 PM - Nov 14, 2023
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"It is totally shocking that I've been procrastinating getting back to work on my memoir. It's not like there is anything better to do." #amwriting
Getting to Work https://pauldeaton.com/202...
04:15 PM - Nov 13, 2023
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I ventured into the real world on a couple non-grocery-shopping events last week. Surprisingly, it didn't kill me... yet. May do more of that. Make it a great week! Cheers!
06:28 AM - Nov 13, 2023
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Judd Lawler is a Republican running for the Iowa House in District 91. #HD91 #ialegis
A Look at the New Guy https://pauldeaton.com/202...
02:30 PM - Nov 12, 2023
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My Nov. 11 thoughts about being a veteran.
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06:47 AM - Nov 11, 2023
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"The big news of the evening was that extremist state legislator Brad Sherman, who represents us in House District 91, decided not to run for re-election." #iapolitics
Night Out After the Election https://pauldeaton.com/202...
08:15 AM - Nov 10, 2023
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