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- June 06
- Missing her while trying to be as good a mom as she was.
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He took our queer money and he took our queer votes. In return, we took his promise of change. He got elected with our votes and money, but he hasn’t kept ANY of his promises to the LGBTQ Community.
NOW, he makes a speech to the HRC faithful, who… Read full post »
My love’s eyes sparkled like drops of icy water
Tumbling into the clear pool of her love
Like the first buds of spring, my heart responded
My adoration for her grew just as quickly
Warmed by the joy of my love’s sunny smile
I sense the heat of… Read full post »
Busting the Marriage Monopoly
Gay marriage is a pretty hot topic in a household that consists of two lesbians, who enjoy a long term monogamous commitment, and the children they have created and nurtured together.
Money and business is another hot t… Read full post »
This poem is dedicated to all the women,
like me, who have lost a child.
Sonnet to My Neverborn Babes
Sadness is a cold, cruel mistress;
welding whips of shame filled fear.
Bringing with her the old distress,
lashing/… Read full post »
Back in the beginning of this month, mamoore wrote a blog that got to me. It was about the dilemma of after school care when there are two working parents.
It made me want to do somet… Read full post »
WAY too much crap is going on today. The Senate Finance Committee SUCKS, friends are bummed and depressed, I'm starting to feel sick.... just a whole bunch of crap going down, ya know?
What I need (and want to share) are some songs and videos that make me larf! A good… Read full post »
people walk right on past, minds set to *ignore*
Young kids still unprogrammed, faultless, still free;
dash forward to help him as quick as they see
With nary a worry of what might be perceived,
they helped him simply becaus/… Read full post »
Like a princess who kissed frogs,
just because she found them beautiful;
my life is for few.
As a square peg in a world of rounds;
the rare fit is that much sweeter.
Fewer chances; greater risks.
The kiss did once work magic.
No prince appeared to carry me away,
instead… Read full post »
leaves cartwheel gleefully across the yard;
chased by mother wind -
with memories older than man can comprehend.
russets and gold complete wild leaps into the water;
to float and drift -
understanding the need for their blissful demise.
eventually waffling towards quiet solitude;
briefly/… Read full post »
I just got off the phone a little bit ago with Bob, my BMFF (Best Male Friend Forever). He told me the progress on a documentary film he is making about 9/11 and about the part that his personal idol, Mark Bingham, played in it. For my part, I told him… Read full post »
Yeah, sure you don’t have any money, are going to get your car and house reposed, and have no health insurance, but it could be worse!
Luckily, you don’t have one of these Top Ten Jobs I Wouldn’t Want!
Job #10 - Waitress W/ Experience
From heroism, unsullied by childish taunts of “queer”
(Mark Bingham http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Bingham)
to ones filled with sadness and pride
I imagine I am going through what my kids will, when they start in their new school. They will be the “New Kids” and will feel kind of isolated and sad until they start making friends.
That’s how I am with this new house right now. We sure aren’t BFFs… Read full post »
Our house is no longer our home. With Amy hugging me tightly and tears streaming down my face, I signed the last papers a little bit ago. I hope it gets as loved by the new owners half as much as I loved it.
It was my pride and… Read full post »
The moving company will be here this morning to begin dismantling my world.
They are going to wrap each individual piece of my life in last week’s newspapers, load it into their truck and drive it away.
They, undoubtedly, will ohh and ahhh over Amy’s garage full of powe… Read full post »
I am SO lucky to be moving to Iowa!
Yup! Lucky, lucky me! I get to leave the horrid sunny beaches and nasty old mountains of Southern California for the fertile, flat fields of Iowa! Yeah, lots and lots of flat fields…
Soon, not only lots and lots and lots… Read full post »
Last week I attended a PTA meeting with my friend Dorthea. She is a black, single mother who has kids the same age as mine. After the meeting, we were talking and she said, “Girl, I’ve known you for a couple of years now and you’ve always had those god awful… Read full post »
*Snerk* I'm still laughing about this article. The quotes are just too good!
Man claims he found condom in French onion soup
- SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man has sued a local French onion soup and bit into a c claiming he ordered
Later on this morning my
daughters and Amy are going to walk in the San Diego Pride Parade.
They are going without "Mom". I can't make it this year, but Amy is
going to take both of their little hands and they are going to walk
for all of us.
My/… Read full post »
I grew up on a farm in the Midwest. Like many farm kids, I could drive a tractor, plow a field and backup a triple gang of hay wagons well before I had my drivers license. To make me even more of a hick, I was a cheerleader for my/… Read full post »
I can't tell you how excited I am that you've decided to take up smoking cigarettes again!
Mmmmm, that special aroma of burned plant matter in you hair and clothing... the cute little brown patina that will be on your teeth... that wonderful taste of tar and nicotine… Read full post »
Do you srt8 folks ever wonder why us queer folk get so wound up about our “rights”? Why can’t we just sit and wait for things to take their course? If you do, I’d ask you to wonder about this statement, as well…
“Hope and love can be terrib… Read full post »
uuummm..... Hi.I just want to introduce myself to those of you that don't know me and to "Say Hey" to those of you that do (and care).Let me apologize in advance if I trip and bump into you, step on your foot or spill your coffee. I usually don't mean… Read full post »
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