Brushing Fame

Grandma, Robin, Joan, AIDS and more

September 6, 2014

I’ve resisted writing this post because so many people have commented on Robin Williams’ passing- what could I add? The passing of Joan Rivers, a recent article about how we old-time gay folk should stop […]

Family, Identity

Seven Years

February 18, 2014

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

Mother of the Bride

February 20, 2013

In this earlier post I mention that I developed an allergy to alcohol “diagnosed out of town at a friend’s wedding where the mother of the bride hated me,” but didn’t go into more detail […]

Family, Identity

Six Years

February 18, 2013

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

My Current Identity

December 17, 2012

My name change (see #14 at 100 Details About Me) over 30 years ago was not a way to distance myself from my youth so much as it was looking forward. Actually, there was a […]

Family, Identity

Happy Mothers’ Day

May 13, 2012

I used the plural possession form of Mother because today I recognize and celebrate so many Mothers in my life. First and foremost is my Mom – gone five years but never gone from my […]