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Button Sunday

Happy Pride weekend to those celebrating it across the country. I walked to Houston’s Pride parade last night. Though there’d been rain during the day and I feared the humidity might kill me, there was actually a breeze blowing so … Continue reading

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Hundred Acre Wood

Scenes from yesterday’s birthday bash! In honor of our late friend Steve’s birthday on April 28. We celebrated his birthdays with him, and now we celebrate for him, and it’s always happy. He would love this. And the chocolate.

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For Steve R

This week I’ve done a post each in memory of Tim R, John M, Jeff C, and now Steve R. They’re not the only friends and acquaintances Tom and I have lost to AIDS, but these four are the ones … Continue reading

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For Jeff C

Starry, starry night… May 11, 1962 — May 4, 1995

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For John M

I died from minerality and became vegetable; And from vegetativeness I died and became animal. I died from animality and became man. Then why fear disappearance through death? Next time I shall die Bringing forth wings and feathers like angels; … Continue reading

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For Tim R

I took only the roses for World AIDS Day. The red-ribboned angel and teddy bear were gifts from others.

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Persevere

Monday I went to Thomas Street Health Center, a clinic that’s been serving the HIV/AIDS community in Houston since 1989. I’d read that the center was exhibiting works from their “Healing Art for the Heart” project. As described in the … Continue reading

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Button Sunday

Today marks the twenty-fifth year of recognizing December 1 as World AIDS Day. The 2013 theme is “Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation.” You can read more about World AIDS Day and ways you can promote awareness of … Continue reading

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July Photo A Day: Love

An old shadowbox I created using mementos from a friendship. Prompt from FMS Photo A Day.

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He was no more than a baby then

Yesterday when I went out to take a package from the UPS driver at the gate, I noticed a small bird on the ground and didn’t think much of it. But later, when I went out with the dogs, they … Continue reading

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