Politics And More

It’s Not You, It’s Me

October 26, 2016

Dear Taleo; I hate to say it, but we can not go on this way. I know you are sincere in your desire to bring me great joy. No doubt it’s not just about the […]

Music

Death and Destruction

September 11, 2016

Today is the 15th anniversary of the events of Nine-Eleven. Whether caused by the “intelligence failures” we were told, or any of the ‘conspiracy theories’ floating around (or most likely a mix of things), the […]

Family, Identity

Poverty Redux

August 26, 2016

I’ve made mention here (and more so on my Facebook profile) of my financial struggles. Not that I believe I should have to justify or defend my current state of poverty, but perhaps my story […]

LGBTITQQ2S

Gratitude Redux

July 22, 2016

Reclaiming ‘gratitude’ – I’ve blogged a few times about my issues around ‘gratitude’ – “just be thankful it’s not worse” and “why aren’t you grateful?“. The mass-murder in Orlando was a reminder that violence is […]

LGBTITQQ2S

Gold Star Gay

May 24, 2016

A few days ago I posed a question to my friends on Facebook about the term ‘Gold Star Gay‘. The term refers to a gay man who has never had sex (however they define it) […]

Politics And More

Chronic Life

May 14, 2016

In my first appointment with my Orthopedic Surgeon after the 18 day hospital stay (big car accident- see the 100 Details page) he told me that having such surgeries almost guaranteed arthritis would arrive sooner […]