Monthly Archives: August 2012

To my son Brendan; don’t give up your voice. Please vote. Love, Mom

Our son informed us last night that he wasn’t going to vote in November.  Apparently he’s disgusted with everything and everyone, and he’s just not voting. I could see Susan’s head start to explode and then I saw her change her tactics … Continue reading

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Hate is Easy. Love Takes Courage.

I saw those two sentences  in an article I was reading this morning, and I suddenly understood why folks are so hateful.  It’s easy.  It doesn’t take a whole lot of brain power to go from; “My life sucks: to: “I’m going blame ________ (fill in the … Continue reading

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Life is so short… Treasure the moments…

I’m cleaning out my den in order to remodel it.  It’s been ten (10) years of putting things in boxes, drawers, bags, etc., with the intention of cleaning everything out one day.  Well, that day has arrived. Today I was … Continue reading

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So – You Still Want To Be A Republican…

As we in the gay community continue the fight for gay marriage – there is still the ground-swell of:  “Why do you need to be married? Can’t you just have a lawyer draw up all the legal papers you need? Just … Continue reading

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Marriage – Gay or Straight – is Not about Religion…

I read a comment on an article I had written about the Romney / Ryan ticket and their stand on their opposition to gay marriage.    marriage IS about religion. If you don’t care about God why would you care … Continue reading

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Chick-Fil-A – It Was About Everything Except The Chicken…

Now that the Chick-Fil-A dust has settled a bit, do we all understand what the whole boycott thing was all about? If you are saying; Religion – you would be correct.  If you are saying; Free Speech – you would … Continue reading

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If you’re Gay – A Vote for Romney/Ryan is a Vote Against Yourself.

I do not understand the concept of being a gay Republican.  I don’t know how one goes from saying: I’m gay and then adding: And I’m a Republican.  I don’t know how one does this… I’ve asked how it’s done and the … Continue reading

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