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 […]

Politics And More

When PluraIity Just Won’t Do

April 26, 2016

Some thoughts on elections- applicable to both major US parties. Some elections (all Federal ones and most State level, as far as I know) go to whoever has a plurality- that is, the highest number […]

Brushing Fame

Merging Threads

April 8, 2016

In my recent post, Twitter Life, I write that my interest in some people of fame is based on a blend of factors. First, the general experience of ‘fans’ (“we see these folks everywhere, watch […]