Lesbian Dad

The sagacity of hope

My beloved is endearingly superstitious, a trait she inherited directly from her mother. Could be a theater thing.   She spills some salt, she has to toss some over her left shoulder.  We’re walking side-by-side and find we’re split up to pass by a pole or some such, and she’s

Marriage equality & my dad

This is my dad.   He is a life-long optimist.  The older he gets, the more simply and purely he values love over all else.   He was legally married to my mom for upwards of thirty-three years. They’d still be married now, if she were alive. Hell, they still

An early welcome to Banned Books Week

[The American Library Association’s Banned Books week  will be celebrated from September 27 to October 4.  This year, I think we should break out the sparkling apple cider early.] You know times are tough when, at your daughter’s fourth birthday party, you and three other parents find yourselves in the middle

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