Summary of My Discontent

A Wikipedia Christmas

Dear Santa: As usual, I’ve had a tough time deciding what to ask for this year.

Don't Ask, I'm Telling

The heart of the matter

In 1985, writer and activist Larry Kramer’s play “The Normal Heart” premiered in New York City at The Public Theater.

Raised Relief

Retrospective on a room

I’m moving into a new home for the 12th time since 1995.

Guest Commentary

When enough becomes more than enough

“Wow,” I said as I took another bite of Terri’s delectable chocolate birthday cake. “That is so satisfying, 

Fables of the Deconstruction

If I fell

A few years ago, a couple of my friends started dating. It scared me because I thought I might get caught in the middle of an ugly situation if things went bad.

Summary of My Discontent

Open-source chocolate

Ladies and gentlemen, we are facing a looming worldwide calamity. This powder keg is a result of the depletion of a precious natural resource necessary to the survival of mankind.

Guest Commentary

Front and center

Sometimes the planets align. Sometimes arenas get built in cities where not much else does. Sometimes you get offered the ticket you thought didn’t exist.

Don't Ask, I'm Telling

Dealing with Thanksgiving, gay-style

The holidays are upon us, y’all. The leaves are falling, squash is in season, and there’s no doubt about it: It’s Thanksgiving time.

Keeping Up with the Jones

What Democrats can learn

In 2008, the Republican Party was pronounced all but dead. The party had taken years of hits from all sides.

Raised Relief

Extra helpings now. Change later

Gentle reader,