Re-Launch: September 11: Where Where You?

This was originally posted on September 11, 2004.  I’ve made a few edits to bring things into today’s situation, added a final thought.   Ten years ago today. I was getting ready for work. It was just another Tuesday morning. I was dating my ex at the time, and he had already left for work,… Continue reading Re-Launch: September 11: Where Where You?

Missed connections – years apart

In the past few days, I’ve had a couple of missed connections return into my life after many years. The first was a guy I talked about in a post on this blog, and in my brief life as a podcaster. We met at a bar and hit it off great. We were going to… Continue reading Missed connections – years apart

Remembering Uncle John

He was calm, cool, and easygoing. He was the member of my family we would turn to for sound, sane advice, and a clear vision of what was going on in our lives. He never raised his voice.  He never lost his temper.  Oh sure, he got angry a time or two, but if he… Continue reading Remembering Uncle John

Five Years

Five years have passed by so very quickly. And yet, every July 3, I recall that day, vividly. I recall the surreal, foggy morning in Saugatuck.  I was camping with my friends, and decided to call my dad for the first time that weekend.  The calls went unanswered.  I recall seeing “The Devil Wears Prada”… Continue reading Five Years

I Love New York – 33-29!

Tonight, the New York State Senate passed the bill allowing full GAY MARRIAGE in the state.  This is incredibly significant for equal civil rights, because the precedence set by this passage could pave the way for other states to pass the same legislation. The bill was passed with provisions protecting religious organizations if they wished… Continue reading I Love New York – 33-29!