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Button Sunday

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Yes, it still matters

It’s the twenty-fifth anniversary of National Coming Out Day, and the theme is “Coming Out Still Matters.” If you don’t think it does, I urge you to read the information available on the Human Rights Campaign web site. Being honest … Continue reading

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You can see the summit

The last panel I attended at Saints and Sinners was “State of the Art: LGBT Writing Past and Present.” The panel was moderated by Thomas Keith and the lively discussion was driven by Dorothy Allison (Bastard Out of Carolina; Cavedweller; … Continue reading

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Rowr

It’s Be Kind to Animals Week and my camera is in the shop and can’t document how good The Compound Canines have it. Will it be back before the week is over? Should I just go ahead and plan to … Continue reading

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April Photo A Day: Glasses

I’m going to miss having prescription sunglasses when I get new glasses. But one does what one’s insurance dictates, especially when one has been hit with an unending stream of vet, home, and car repair bills. Being a grownup can … Continue reading

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Aw, SCOTUS, for ME? You SHOULD have.

Seeing a lot of this on your social media networks today? The Human Rights Campaign created it as an alternative to their usual blue and yellow equality logo for people to show support of marriage equality. Because today, the Supreme … Continue reading

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Peeves

I’m not all about the abuse of apostrophes. There are other things that make me twitch. One I wanted a cheap ebook to download to my Nook last night–just something light I could read before falling asleep. I found a … Continue reading

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Legacy Writing 365:252

In an episode of Sex and the City (the one with the Post-It), Carrie Bradshaw is already having a bad morning and she’s on her way to meet her friends for breakfast. A man walking toward her plows into her … Continue reading

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The world of plastic can be treacherous

Excuse me for a moment while I wallow in self-pity because of this. Over the years, I’ve shown nothing but love for Mattel, Project Runway, and Tim Gunn. For no compensation–other than wonderful gifts from friends and blog readers–I’ve done … Continue reading

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Make good choices!

Tuesday Tom came in from work and told me a story. On one of the busy roads he drives, a car ahead of him was going excessively slow, so he finally passed it. When he did, he glanced over and … Continue reading

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