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My 2019 Happy Pride

Those of you who have followed me over the years know how the San Diego Pride Parade changed my life some 17 years ago. I was 4 months from being 50 years old when I sat along 6th Avenue and … 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 One Another…

I was baptized in the United Methodist Church in our little town in south eastern Pennsylvania in 1950’s. I sang in every choir – children, youth, senior – I took the classes and became a member, I was married in … Continue reading

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And So We Begin – Again.

I haven’t written on this blog since 2017.  This week I got a message from someone who found my blog, read a few of my pieces, and wrote to tell me that I’ve inspired him.  He’s just come out, and … 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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