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100 Happy Days: 31

There weren’t actually three fortunes in this one fortune cookie. Although I’ve heard that happens sometimes.

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100 Happy Days: 13

Today I read that director/producer/actor Paul Mazursky died, and though that is nothing to be happy about, it did remind me that one of the things I’d planned to share during these days of happiness was whenever I’d finally have … Continue reading

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Photo Friday, No. 401

Current Photo Friday theme: Green

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Button Sunday

There’s something about reading in summer that’s fun in a unique way. Maybe it’s a holdover from childhood’s summer reading challenges or the memory of visits from the bookmobile that I looked forward to way more than the ice cream … Continue reading

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Photo Friday, No. 400

Current Photo Friday theme: Simplicity

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My (anti) hero

Through the years, my brother has recommended many good books to me. Some of them were tough reads, and what I’ve learned about highly recommended tough reads if I give up on them is that I should revisit them sometime … Continue reading

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Button Sunday

Many years ago as a wee lass, I was taught by a bunch of hippies–the original variety–how to use mandalas for meditation and reflection. It’s been interesting to see the way mandalas have reappeared in my life through the years … Continue reading

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The most heartwarming of endings

If you squint really hard at this photo I shot in 1998, you can see not only Jim, but out on the water, you can see the RMS Queen Mary, berthed in the Long Beach Harbor since 1967. Before she … Continue reading

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Tumbling

As Tim and I drove through Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado a few weeks ago, the sights and scenery sparked all kinds of literary, musical, and familial references in my thoughts, some more obvious than others. Here are lyrics from … Continue reading

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A little bit of magic

Last year before the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival, Tim and I had only recently turned in the manuscript for Best Gay Romance 2014. Our editors at Cleis realized that because of an error in our contract, the manuscript wasn’t … Continue reading

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