Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 400,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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A Transcontinental Christmas Quilt

I recently made a friend, Michael, through the internet. He lives on the East Coast, in the “other” Portland. He’s a gay man who reached out after he saw my viral video. I keep noticing these interesting parallels in our … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Tells His Eleven-Year Old Sons The Truth About Santa

My sons, who I have had since they were babies, adopted from foster care, are both eleven years old.  They both still believe in Santa Claus. I take full responsibility for this.  One skill , that those of us who … Continue reading

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New Rights? Special Rights? No. The Same Rights.

A quote from the judge who ruled for marriage equality in Utah

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Dear Christian Bakers

For the record….

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The Grinch-alin Who Tried to Steal Christmas: How We Take It Back

There is a Dr. Seuss story about Christmas.  You all know it.   Frankly, it really is not my kids’ favorite.  Who really wants to hear about a mean spirited goon who sweeps down upon a population pretending to BE Christmas, … Continue reading

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A Dad Appeals to the Bishop Judging the Methodist Minister Who Married His Gay Son

A Dad Appeals to the Bishop Judging the Methodist Minister Who Married His Gay Son.

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A Dad Appeals to the Bishop Judging the Methodist Minister Who Married His Gay Son

In 1990, I fell in love.  I met a beautiful man named Paul who shared my values, my heart and my soul.  We quickly knew that we intended to spend the rest of our lives together.  We were not looking … Continue reading

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