Two Woman March

So. Much. Chatter. It is not just me right? Do you feel it? Tuning out the noise and staying focused on anything has been a challenge. Look around. The world. Everyday life. The sound of silence is a rare find yet is exactly what is needed more than anything else. Regular readers of my blog … Read more

Worst Year Ever?

What did last year bring? Does 2017 feel like a sight for sore eyes? The arrival of the New Year is always exciting and generally welcomed by most. My wife and I attended a 2016 Can Kiss My Ass party at our home away from home, The Venue, in Orlando. The truth is it could … Read more

The Ugly Present

In the days after being released from the hospital, Yvette asked me many times if I was planning to write a blog. At first, I chalked her constant questioning up to the good drugs, she was not very lucid. At some point I realized she was serious. My response was the same each time. No. … Read more

Gay Ja Vu All Over Again

Wow! What a difference a year makes. Exactly one year ago last week my memoir Switching Teams was released. Without sounding like a jerk, it was one of the finest moments for me and my family. It marked the beginning of a journey which has been everything, and nothing, like I imagined. The excitement surrounding … Read more

Grab Your Cape

The process of planning my “Be Fearless Weekend” is in full swing. I am lining up speakers, creating the material to present, and getting all of my ducks in a row. Although it is four months away, I know the time will sail by and be here before I know it. The moment when I … Read more

In Her Head

After reading my last blog about anxiety, my wife Yvette was inspired to contribute her perspective on life with an anxious person. What follows will offer insight, wisdom, and encouragement, but I am pretty biased. Judge for yourself. This week my wife wrote a blog about living with anxiety. I am a professional photographer who would … Read more

My Friend Anxiety

Do you remember the last time you were free from all worry or anxiety? I do. It was December 2010 when I realized I was a lesbian. As unbelievable as it sounds, the least anxious I have ever been was right after coming out. When I say the least anxious, I really mean none. Zero. … Read more

Pile of Hate

It is rare that I toss my thoughts about politics in to the arena but I feel like it is time. I am not going to convince anyone who to vote for or offer an in depth evaluation of any particular candidate or issue. I am going to talk about how important it is remember … Read more

What’s Your Rep?

Our oldest son graduated from high school yesterday and among the speakers at the graduation was a member of the school board. Mixed in with the usual dream big and work hard messages was wisdom about the importance of protecting their reputations as they moved out in to the world. This sentiment was met with … Read more

Coming Out Again

I have a confession to make. Since Switching Teams was published, part of my daily routine includes reading the messages and emails from readers. Many thank me for writing and sharing my story about coming out later in life and many more ask me for advice or share their own stories with me. I am … Read more