My family is interesting. I’m not my mom’s first child. I’m her middle child, but I am my dad’s first. I have an older sister and a younger brother and we are all about four years apart. In a way, that was perfect for us kids and in a way, it provided a buffer so […]
It’s Election Day here in the United States and I thought this would be the perfect time to say that we as a people are exceptional. Sure, there is always room for improvement (that’s for another post), but we are exceptional. Do I think we are the greatest nation on Earth? Irrelevant. I do know […]
It’s the time of year again and with my history in politics, including a run for office a decade ago, I thought I should offer my insights into the campaigns which are finally coming to an end:
I lived through Hurricane Irene (even if it was only a Tropical Storm when it made landfall last year near me here in New York City). In fact, about 10 days before that I experienced my first-ever earthquake too! Last week I lived through my first true hurricane. The lady Sandy made landfall late Sunday […]
My friend Mike always gives me great books to read, and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon, is no exception. It began with the entertaining read of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and continues with this curious tale of an autistic young man at the cusp of adult-hood […]
I felt it was time after writing so many times about being gay and coming out and the struggles that I have gone through, that I make an official coming out video.
Do I have the right stuff? Boy, I hope so. I don’t want to be on the short end of this stick. If you have never heard of this book, or it’s author, Tom Wolfe, go pick up this book now. Sure, it is a history novel, but it reads like a movie. It is […]