Category Archives: Change

Love Wins – Pride 2019

San Diego Pride 2019 has come and gone, and I’m left with very mixed emotions. Sad that it’s all over, happy that I was part of something so joyful and loving and so very powerful, and uncertain as to what … Continue reading

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Pride – We Fight On

Every year when June rolls around, I’m hopeful I can write about how the United States has grown on LGBTQ issues, and acceptance has replaced tolerance when speaking of, and living with, one another. We all know this is not … Continue reading

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Realistic Goals

Two weeks in to the Weight Watchers Freestyle, and I have learned a few things about portion control, about carbs, about protein – but mostly I’ve been learning about me. II know myself well enough to know I am not … Continue reading

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Choose Love

My 50th High School reunion is coming up next year.  The chatter around this has made me a bit nostalgic, but not so nostalgic that I can’t distance myself from what is a hazy memory, and what is, in fact, … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Teenagers…

I spent as much time as I could with my 14 -year-old granddaughter last weekend.  She lives in Northern California, and I hadn’t seen her in about 2 years. We’ve talked and done the Facetime thing, but I haven’t had … Continue reading

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Love Matters

I stopped writing on this blog in June, 2017. I’m not sure why I stopped, but, I do know I was tired of the lies, and the hate, and I feared the path our Country was starting to travel. So … Continue reading

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Gay Pride Parades – Now More Than Ever

I’m always hopeful when I write about Gay Pride that this will be the last year I have to explain why indeed it is we still need Gay Pride Parades. Ask me why we need Gay Pride Parades, and I’ll … Continue reading

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“Nevertheless, She Persisted.”

These are my thoughts: Feb 8, 2017. “Nevertheless, She Persisted.” If I were to have a gravestone, that’s what I would want engraved on it. In BIG BOLD LETTERS. My mother was a strong, stubborn woman; just not when it … Continue reading

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Trump Voters – This Is On You.

So, this is what our American government is now in 2017? These are our values? Building Walls, and banning immigrants and refugees at our borders. Telling the press to shut up, shutting off phone lines to the White House, which … Continue reading

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Sprinkle Kindness

For far too many reasons; some I understand, some I do not…  I am not a Holiday person. I have great memories of Holidays spent with cousins, Aunts, Uncles, Mother, Dad, a brother, sharing food and laughter and traditions that … Continue reading

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