Monthly Archives: June 2015

Without One Plea

As a gay man, I celebrated the Supreme Court’s decision last week to allow same-sex marriages throughout the United States so that gay couples can indeed be joined in holy matrimony. The ruling caused me to remember my own journey … Continue reading

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Bloggulating

A few days ago, I was sitting with my partner and Ed Cureg, a close friend from Washington, D.C. We were talking about my blogging. My friend asked how long I had been blogging and how had I gotten the … Continue reading

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Dixieland

I was born and raised in South Carolina. I grew up celebrating the idea of Dixieland and the Confederacy. My high school history teacher, Mrs. Workman, glorified the Confederacy, and we spent much more time studying that war than we … Continue reading

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Blinded at the Flip of a Switch

When I was a small child, I remember our family going to visit my Aunt Mabel and Uncle Newt in Whiteville, NC. It was always scary going to meet aunts and uncles you rarely saw and going through the process … Continue reading

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Staying Alive

Three or four years ago, my cardiologist suggested that I join a gym and get some exercise. I could not think of anything I would less rather do, but I had had a heart problem which required stints and, since … Continue reading

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Mustard Seed Faith

When I was growing up, my parents urged my brother and me to study the Bible and to live by its principles. Much of the Bible was over my head but, as Mark Twain said, “It ain’t those parts of … Continue reading

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Windows 10

Most of you have seen the little Microsoft icon that has appeared on your desktop advertising a free download of Windows 10. When I spotted it, I immediately e-mailed my local geek friend, asking if this was something I should … Continue reading

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