Tag Archives: lifestyle

Pride – We Fight On

Every year when June rolls around, I’m hopeful I can write about how the United States has grown on LGBTQ issues, and acceptance has replaced tolerance when speaking of, and living with, one another. We all know this is not … 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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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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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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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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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

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