Category: Personal

My Word for 2020

Once there was a way. Just the other day, I was thinking back to 2018 and a new kind of resolution I had decided to try. It was something called, “My Word for 2018.” At the time, I thought it was a new trend,…

Mad World / Deep Wounds

I can’t say much more about what’s happening in our country right now. It’s like speaking into a void, particularly with those still supporting this POTUS. I realize that might be you, but I can no longer quietly accept your support, for whatever reason,…

The Note I Never Wrote

I first started coming out to people when I was sixteen. It began with a friend who, as it turns out, didn’t deserve to be told first, but who was nevertheless mostly supportive in the beginning. A few months after telling a second friend,…

The First 10 Days #100DaysJournal

ScribeDelivery Sometime in early February, I signed-up for a monthly subscription service called ScribeDelivery (only my second such service, but gosh, I might be getting addicted!) This particular subscription delivers journals and pens to my door once per month (and, I’m told, sometimes other…

Joy and Terror, and Donuts?

Last week, I quietly and independently published my first book-length work of literary criticism, FROM A WHISPER TO A RIOT: THE GAY WRITERS WHO CRAFTED AN AMERICAN LITERARY TRADITION. This publication follows a string of creative nonfiction essays, which have been more my style…

Happy Book Birthday to Me!

Today, I’m excited to share some awesome news. After two years of research and writing, and another two years of editing, revising, and revisiting, I have finally published my first book! FROM A WHISPER TO A RIOT: THE GAY WRITERS WHO CRAFTED AN AMERICAN…

On Civility

On Civility “Must the citizen ever for a moment, or in the least degree, resign his conscience to the legislator? Why has every man a conscience then? I think that we should be men first, and subjects afterward. It is not desirable to cultivate…

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