Last outing in town (while I still live here)

I met a few friends for dinner and a few drinks last night. I haven’t seen them for quite sometime. I guess I could have tried to see them more often, but we both live in the same city and we’re not too far from one another. I didn’t want to over welcome myself, so … Continue reading Last outing in town (while I still live here)

All that I have lost… and all that I have gained

Before for I continue, I just want you dear reader to know that I am not sad, nor depressed. I am just feeling a bit melancholy. Memories light the corners of my mindMisty water-colored memories of the way we wereScattered pictures of the smiles we left behindSmiles we gave to one another for the way … Continue reading All that I have lost… and all that I have gained

Learning to love oneself

I cannot always say that I have loved the person I am. When I was a youngster, I never gave the idea of: “Loving oneself,” much thought. I only wanted to be accepted and fit in. I think most of us kids felt this way. When you’re a kid all you want is to be … Continue reading Learning to love oneself

On friendship

I have a friend who when I meet him always makes me happy and I cannot help smiling when I see him. We met for lunch yesterday with my other half. This friend invited us to a restaurant where you had to climb a set of stairs to enter from the foyer to the restaurant. … Continue reading On friendship

My complete coming out story

I've written about parts of this in other posting here on this blog, but I haven't put the whole story together. I first came out to myself where I really admitted to myself that I preferred guys over girls. I hated myself. I tried to pray it away - God, how I tried. I cried … Continue reading My complete coming out story

Depression and life

I just listened to a TEDx talk on suicide and life. Once upon a time, I could not do this. I am told quite often that I am a strong person. They say this because I have dealt with having a disability, so well. And if I am honest, in some ways they are correct. … Continue reading Depression and life

Old Photos, memories and life

My cousin (of all people) sent me a few old photos of her family with my mom, my mom and dad with some of mom's extended family, a picture of me at fourteen, and one of my aunt and her nanny. I don't have many old pictures. I have managed to scrape up a handful … Continue reading Old Photos, memories and life