Category Archives: Children

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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The Funeral On The Hill

Susan and I went to a funeral yesterday. It’s not something one looks forward to, but a sweet friend had lost her Father, and we wanted to be there to lend our support and love for our friend and her … Continue reading

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Life is about Love…

Each of us have moments that are life affirming. Moments that make you understand why you’re here, and exactly what it is that matters in your life.  Yesterday I had one of those moments… I was standing in the mist, … Continue reading

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I Don’t Care About Renee Zellweger’s Face.

When the top story on my news-feed is about how different Renee Zellweger’s face looks – I know it’s time to shut all my electronics off and try and have myself a zen moment. Is this really who we’ve become? … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton and the 4 hour book signing…

This morning I stood in line for about 4 hours with approximately 1000 women. There were men there – maybe 100 or so – the rest were women. Women of all sizes and shapes and color and religion and status … Continue reading

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Mothers Day Musings…

I was informed by an email awhile back that my family wasn’t a “real” family. The woman who wrote me this email went on to explain that my family couldn’t possibly be a “real” family because I’m a homosexual. God … Continue reading

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In the end – the only thing that matters – is love.

Susan and I celebrate 32 years together on this day, May 1, 2013. We chose May 1 for reasons that we have chosen to keep between each other, just know that if we could have 32 years ago – we’d … Continue reading

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How Do You Measure Success?

I was told many times in my life I would never be a success, I believe the phrase was: “You’ll never amount to anything.”  I heard it so often, I started to believe it. My parents never encouraged me, never … Continue reading

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The Brave New World of Selfish and Stupid.

I understand we all have problems in our lives. I also understand we all have different lives. We come from different places, different experiences, different families, and different places in time. What I don’t understand is that we all don’t … Continue reading

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