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Yes, Gay Pride Still Matters

On July 16th I will celebrate my 14th San Diego Pride Parade. I remember my first Pride Parade in 2002 like it was yesterday. I was 49 years old, still mostly in the big gay closet, but trying really hard … Continue reading

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Regrets – I’ve had a Few…

I’ve been introduced to Bronnie Ware and her book: “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying,” – which in turn has introduced me once again to my life. Bronnie Ware is a palliative nurse in Australia who has spent several … Continue reading

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The forces of good and evil…

I’m not a person who makes New Year’s Resolutions – I never make them, because I never keep them. It always seems like a great idea, whatever it is, and by the end of January – I’m over whatever it … Continue reading

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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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Pomp and Circumstance – Was my Graduation really 42 years ago?

This is the time of year when we all are forced to travel down the road of High School Graduation.  Be it our own Grandchildren or shows on television, we are once again reminded of that fateful day when life … Continue reading

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Are You Living the Life You Were Meant to Live?

I suppose that life can be summed up in many different ways for many different people.  I also suppose that most of us go through life trying the best with can with what we’ve been given. I have a wonderful, … Continue reading

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Complain: Express dissatisfaction or annoyance about a state of affairs or an event.

Yesterday when I logged on to my Facebook page I read this little blurb that a “friend”  had written.  As I read this little blurb I was thinking – “What the hell is she thinking?”  And then I was thinking – … Continue reading

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