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(You will) Miss America

There have been a huge number of women who have come and gone since I have been in Finland. Their stories are amazing. Some of them made it out alive, others dead. 980 more words



I will be taking a bit of a break from this blog for the next couple of months, doing little more than occasionally posting some odd bit of flotsam that amuses me, as I need to dig in and complete a couple of fairly large projects. 325 more words

Personal History

The City's Exciting and Bewildering Peculiarity

A question for you all:

What do eating Tibetan food, attending a Ulysses reading group, tasting Brazilian dough balls, dancing at a disco in a château in the forest with French administrators, trying and failing to get onto a party on a car park roof, and signing up for a technology museum re-design project all have in common? 1,349 more words


Unnecessary Farce, Act One


             This year’s Sparta Community Chorus’ winter play is “Unnecessary Farce” by Paul Slade Smith. The play was announced last fall and I considered trying out for a part. 872 more words

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I did it!

I did it! I said the words “I am gay” to a friend.

If I count correctly, this is only the fifth person I’ve said those words to. 335 more words


30 Day Vegan Challenge - Chapter 5 - Part B

“Every journey begins with the first step of articulating the intention, and then becoming the intention.”

Bryant McGill, Voice of Reason

Chapter 5 has a series of questions for the reader to answer before diving into the challenge.

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Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Time for something new

We recently celebrated our anniversary. Yes, celebrated is certainly the right word, despite the fundamental contradiction of a gay man being married to a straight wife. 510 more words