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It’s not Religious Liberty – It’s Discrimination.

I’ve had to remind myself this week that I still live in the United States of America. I had to check and make sure the Constitution was still in place, and, for good measure, I checked to make sure the … 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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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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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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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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A Promise Kept

It’s been two years today since my father passed away.  I’m wondering exactly where those two years went – and more to the point – I’m wondering if I have kept the promises I made to myself as I sat … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day without a Mother.

Mother’s Day – I knew it was coming – The reminders have bombarded my email inbox for a few weeks now.  Proflowers has been reminding me of Mother’s favorite bouquet – and did I know I haven’t sent her any … Continue reading

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