Category Archives: Identity

Looking at Water Lilies

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We had fallen in love months before, but one of our first “real” dates happened during a six-day visit Jill made to St. Louis. Having a relationship with someone who lives hundreds of miles away redefines one’s concept of a … Continue reading

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You Seem Angry…

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Someone asked me why I seem so angry and was concerned about all the gay-rights articles I share and blog posts I write on the subject. Someone thinking that I must not accept myself with so much anger. Someone who … Continue reading

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Have a Good Life

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A small-statured, white-haired man in his late sixties stood next to me at the busy QT soda fountain. I was doing my usual Diet Mountain Dew and cherry flavor dance, ensuring the proper Dew to cherry ratio, and he, with … Continue reading

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Cleaning Out My Closet

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Despite multiple donations to Goodwill, my closet is usually littered with rarely-worn clothes. They lie strewn about the floor or draped over my dresser after multiple searches for the right thing to wear. My wardrobe rejects fall into three categories: … Continue reading

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