Category Archives: High School

Musings on a Saturday Morning

I’m tired, my friends. To my core – tired. I feel my Country sinking into a hole that I’m not sure we will ever be able to pull ourselves out of. I mean, how do you pull yourself out of … Continue reading

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Chick-Fil-A and the Gay Oreo Cookie.

I just spent a week in the bosom of my family – not by choice – but because my mother passed away suddenly and I went home to honor her memory and lay her to rest beside her Mother and … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, beliefs, burial, California, Change, Courage, death, faith, family, food, friends, gay, Gay Rights, going home, High School, home, Hometown, homophobia, life, love, religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Surviving my own personal hell, living through “dyke to wife” reparative therapy

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 signed Senate Bill 1172 to ban “reparative therapy” for minors. With this historic legislation, California becomes the first state to ban licensed mental health professionals from practicing psychological therapy aimed at … 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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Our Lives Are Lived in Moments…

I found out that a classmate of mine from High School passed away last week.  I haven’t seen him since graduation some 42 years ago, but I remember him quite vividly.  He was smart, funny and kind and he was … Continue reading

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I’m in a 1960’s Musical Time-Warp.

I’m sitting in my room on the 12th floor of the Rio All Suites Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.  My room faces The Palms Hotel and the mountains to the East.  I’m watching the clouds roll in and simply enjoying … Continue reading

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