happy holidays!

hello readers!  i just wanted to stop in to say happy holidays to all of you and to thank you so much for reading!  i hope you all got a little time off to spend with those you love and who love you. there is nothing i love more than christmas-time and i am so…

the big leagues – salon lgbtq conference

so, i haven’t really talked about this that much on this blog, but a few months ago i was asked to be a speaker at the first lgbtq blogging conference.  woah.  that’s huge.  that’s the big leagues. i found out about this conference a while ago and dreamed of being able to attend… but conferences…

in honor of national coming out day

as many of you know, today is national coming out day.  in honor of such an event, i’ve put together a few thoughts and am also sharing my coming out story. coming out for me is something that never ends and has definitely changed over the years.  coming out is different when you’re single, and…

on vacation!

hey all! sorry for the lack of posts recently, but this family is ON VACATION! work was just too crazy before we left, so i didn’t have much time to prepare posts for while we were away.  but don’t worry, i have plenty more to come when we get back.  in the meantime, we’re off…

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a day in history

so much today. so much. i can barely even put my thoughts and feelings into words. but i don’t want to forget. i barely slept last night. tossing and turning, anticipating the rulings of today. in my dreams, DOMA was overturned. i woke up hopeful, but anxious. i got ready, packed my daughter’s lunch, got…

Ptown, Memorial Day weekend.

10 years of Ptown, Memorial Day weekend. 10 years of the lobster pot, chilly may cape weather, walking along commercial street checking out the crowds, board stiff and puzzle me this and cafe heaven and governor bradford, mustaches, good friends, and the always mandatory HRC store visit. It started with camping in tents in chilly,…

for real equality families

this post is going to stray a little from my usual wedding & engagement celebrations… it’s a bit more personal… but something that i really want to share with you all. so, as many of my longtime readers know, my wife and i have a daughter. and for those of you who don’t, well, now…