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Old Was Never an Option

Old Was Never an Option Let me rephrase that. I simply never, actually, thought I would BE old. I was diagnosed with HIV about as early in its virulent history as it gets, early 1984 officially but through blood donor … Continue reading

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A Good Husband Makes a Good Wife. John Florio (1553–1625)

How The Supremes Saved Marriage And Didn’t Even Know It The Supreme Court’s recent ruling, making marriage legal throughout the country, may just have the exact net-positive effect that the religious fanaticism of the far right has been postulating would … Continue reading

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Men of Steel

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Day Dreams and Night Terrors

Day Dreams and Night Terrors Helene, the proverbial middle child, is in the hospital tonight, sending us all into our versions of hell as we fret the night away wondering what the morning will bring. Fighting what? Pneumonia? A blood … Continue reading

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I Am Now a Member of AA

I Am Now A Member of AA Aging Amnesiacs As I careen forward into the decades, knocking over years like stacks of falling dominos, it occurs to me almost daily (hourly?) that the axiom “Everything old is new again” has … Continue reading

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So You Wanna Put On A Show

So You Wanna Put On A Show Artists are a breed apart from all others in the world. We are deeply insecure, wildly enthusiastic, mild to moderately arrogant and perpetually engaged and engaging (usually, at least in the sense that … Continue reading

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I Have Roots…and…I Have Wings

I Have Roots…..and…..I Have Wings  A bit of process, and history: This is my 100th Blog posting. Amazing to me. As such, I wanted it to be more than the traditional rambling screed that I occasionally dive into. I’ve been … Continue reading

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