◼︎MY PERSONAL JOURNEY◻︎CANCER◼︎MIND, BODY & SOUL My diagnosis came on September 1st: Stage 2 Prostate Cancer. Before I go any further, let me assure friends and extended family hearing for the first time that I'm in no immediate danger. To the best of our knowledge the cancer is contained and has not spread. Doctors believe … Continue reading When Life Gives You Lemons… My Journey Meets Cancer
◼︎MY PERSONAL JOURNEY◻︎DAVID & ME David and I attended Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience here in Cleveland today. It is truly extraordinary! I've never experienced anything like it. Whether you're in or near Cleveland, or want to come visit our fine city, you need to see this. The Cleveland exhibit has been extended through February … Continue reading If You Have a Chance, Go See Van Gogh
◼︎MY PERSONAL JOURNEY◼︎LGBT RIGHTS:◻︎TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY I came out in 1975 at Kent State where I soon met the first transgender person I’ve ever known. She was somewhat isolated in the Kent Gay Liberation Front. I recall having to defend her against criticism by others in the group. There was little knowledge or understanding of transgender … Continue reading A Personal Statement on the Transgender ‘Debate’
◼︎MY PERSONAL JOURNEY◻︎DAVID & ME David and I have enjoyed a pleasant holiday weekend. The neighbors came over for drinks and conversation Friday evening and we got together with old friends and gay activist comrades on Sunday. It was good to gather with friends again, maskless, and even hug! We also watched The Celluloid Closet … Continue reading Our July 4th Day Trip
◼︎MY PERSONAL JOURNEY◻︎DAVID & ME David and I attended the 63rd Annual Ohio Regional CCCA Fathers Day Car Show Sunday afternoon at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens in Akron. It's always fun and brings back memories of days past when I could tell you every make and model. I've long since forgotten this information. If … Continue reading Remember When Cars Were Cars?
◼︎MY PERSONAL JOURNEY◻︎DAVID & ME David suggested we drive over today to Wade Oval and the Wade Lagoon by the Cleveland Museum of Art. It's a beautiful spot in Cleveland's University Circle that I have visited many times during and since my childhood.. The weather today was sunny and reasonably warm in the upper 50s … Continue reading Afternoon by the Lagoon
◼︎MY PERSONAL JOURNEY◻︎DAVID & ME It's been a beautiful Indian Summer weekend. David and I went out to Lakewood Park on Lake Erie, west of downtown Cleveland, to enjoy the sunset. https://videopress.com/v/LfGZuHFW?preloadContent=metadata Downtown Cleveland The bird high-rise apparently doesn't have cable. David took this panorama. His are always better than mine.
◼︎MY PERSONAL JOURNEY◻︎DAVID & ME Yours truly on the left, David right. Sunny walkable days are in dwindling supply with November now arrived. Today is blustery with a first snow predicted — and realized. Yesterday was bright and beautiful, so David and I spent some time in Cleveland Metroparks' Rocky River Reservation. It was brisk … Continue reading Life is a Walk in the Park