Category Archives: Life

Crumbling

  I had no idea where I was going. Following my GPS, I ended up in an area of town where I had not been and needless to say wouldn’t necessarily choose. I saw the backup going onto the Beltway … Continue reading

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A Magnum 357

Turkey and the beginning of the holiday season continues to bring me dark memories. The Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 27, 1987, a friend and I decided to go out and get a movie. On the way in, we were talking … Continue reading

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What About It?

It keeps running aound in my mind. Why is it so hard to talk about it? According to  Kessler RC, Chiu WT, Demler O, Walters EE, about 26.2 percent of people in the United States ages 18 and older  or … Continue reading

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Tick Tock – I Have 12 Clocks

It all started back in the 80’s when I listened to the tick-tock of my girlfriends Regulator clock. I noticed that each time I visited her the sound of the clock became part of her home rather than an auditory … Continue reading

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No More Ex Gay

Last night, I was watching the news and it was announced that the largest group that claimed that a person can be healed from homosexuality, Exodus International, disbanded.  They did this because they determined that the shame of those who weren’t … Continue reading

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Listen with your heart…

  Often you do not know why people act the way they do or the expectations they place on you. I had an experience the other day. A parent of one of my clients pushed me to get all in … Continue reading

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You Said What?!

Activity takes many forms – criminal activity, terrorist activity, promiscuous activity, recreation activity, gay activity…. what gay activity? Can you please help me understand it? I promise I do not make these things up. I went on a visit to talk … Continue reading

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