Family, Identity

Picture it- Ontario, 1978

April 9, 2017

In 2010 I posted my coming out story here. That post mentions that I sent a Letter to the Editor of the local newspaper and Came Out to my family, then living in a village […]

Designs I Like

Therapy as Art, Art as Therapy

February 27, 2017

A series of digital art posters representing my head-space prepared as I underwent hypnosis to recover blocked childhood memories. Each image is available as a Large Poster 23″x35″, and as a Mini Poster Print 11″x17″. […]

Family, Identity

Ten Years

February 18, 2017

Morna Lusty (nee Glasheen) April 28, 1929 – Feb. 19, 2007 Mom is missed and always loved by her children, Bruce, Karen, Brian and Kathy, lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Christopher, Kennie, TJ, Melissa and […]

Family, Identity

What’s My Name

November 3, 2016

“What’s your name?” On the surface a fairly straight-forward question with an easy answer. My first (silent) response is actually hearing Margaret Cho ask “what’s my name?” in a deep, gravely half-whisper. The answer then […]

Family, Identity

After The Bath

September 23, 2016

As a young gay man in the ’80s I was not only a regular patron of Toronto’s bath houses (“steambath” or “men’s health club“), I worked the overnight shift at one for a summer. Although […]

Family, Identity

To My Nieces & Nephews

September 22, 2016

An Open Letter To My Nieces & Nephews: It’s been ten days since Dad (Grandpa to you) passed. Five since the funeral. You are each returning to your adult lives- partners, children, school, career, all […]