Musings

Rest in Power: Muhammad Ali

“Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go 10,000 miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on Brown people in Vietnam while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs and denied simple human rights? No I’m not going 10,000 miles from home to help murder and burn another […]

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Seven Today

You would have been 7 today. You’d be in first grade. Learning to ride a bike on your own. Free from harm, free from suffering. Looking up to superheroes. Like Superman, our little Superman. You’d be starting to show more independence. Able to tell time. To know the days, the weeks, the months of the […]

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To Ginnie, With Love

A year ago today, we said goodbye to this sweet baby.  This picture was taken on our last night together.  I’ve missed you every day.  I miss hearing your nails click on the floor as you came running to greet me when I got home.  I miss hearing your tail thump on the floor, as […]

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HRO: Good for Business

As published in the Mar/Apr 2015 issue of Arbus Magazine: As of August 2014, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest civil rights organization in the United States working to achieve equality for LGBT Americans, acknowledges 200+ cities and counties across the US who prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identity/ […]

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"To those who have misused their free speech in such a reprehensible way, I have a message for you. You are disgraceful. You have violated all that we stand for. You should not have the privilege of calling yourselves 'Sooners.' Real Sooners are not racist. Real Sooners are not bigots. Real Sooners believe in equal opportunity. Real Sooners treat all people with respect. Real Sooners love each other and take care of each other like family members." - David Boren, President - University of Oklahoma and complete ROCKSTAR for responding to racist crap in such a swift and decisive manner and not letting bullies get away with their bigoted shit any longer.  Thank you!