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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