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,… Continue Reading “My Word for 2020”

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,… Continue Reading “Mad World / Deep Wounds”

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,… Continue Reading “The Note I Never Wrote”

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… Continue Reading “The First 10 Days #100DaysJournal”

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… Continue Reading “Joy and Terror, and Donuts?”

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