Category Archives: Relationships

Men and dogs: A comparison

There are times when I feel like the “gay male friend” of some women.  Not that I have ANY fashion sense, or the desire to spoon with some other fellow, it’s just that I often am asked by my female … Continue reading

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Mom, tight buns and wooden spoons

April 21st was the fourth anniversary of my mother passing away.  I have a Facebook page, and on it I posted the following comment, “Miss ya Ma! Four years. And yes, I still don’t own any wooden spoons.” To understand … Continue reading

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Fears, Phobias, and Foibles

WARNING:  MAY CONTAIN DISTURBING PHOTOS OR IMAGES Fear is something we all deal with at one point or another in our lives.  It is an emotion that can have several meanings, and is defined by Webster’s On-Line dictionary as “FEAR … Continue reading

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On “Grandmas” “Grandpas” and cheesecake

Today is one of those days that it is in my and the community’s best interest to stay home.  I am having a massive misfiring of nerves, and can’t even walk across a room without bouncing off something, or falling … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about sex, baby

In 1991 the hip-hop trio of Salt-n-Pepa released a single off their Black’s Magic album entitled Let’s Talk About Sex.  My favorite line from the song is, “Everybody has sex I mean, everybody should be makin’ love Come on, how … Continue reading

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Toilets and women

When I was a child, my parents divorced when I about 18-24 months old and my father died shortly there after.  We were living in Los Angeles at the time, and mom decided, after the divorce, to return to her … Continue reading

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“Love and Other Drugs” a cost/benefits analysis

I recently watched the movie Love and Other Drugs starring Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal.  I had wanted to see it, but had been putting it off due to the things I had read about Hathaway’s character.  For those who … Continue reading

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For my son on his birthday

Twenty-four years ago today my son was born.  He is the second and youngest, with his sister being three years his senior.  When he was born, I had three years of experience being a father, and didn’t make as many … Continue reading

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Some reasons I am thankful on Thanksgiving

I know that some people will say that this is a day late and a dollar short since yesterday was Thanksgiving Day.  However, I needed the time to really think about what I was thankful for this past year. Over … Continue reading

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To an uncle and a special woman – THANK YOU!

I have lived in my humble little house for over fifteen years now, and only once have I had to call a contractor to do any work.  I was replacing the circuit breaker box, upgrading it from a 60 to … Continue reading

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