Employment Non Discrimination Act: Everyone or No One

On this beautiful Monday morning here in Denver, I was really undecided on what my blog should be about this week. As I pondered on a new subject, I received an email from a friend, and my dilemma was solved.…
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WOW!!

Until yesterday, I had my blog post theme already decided upon. I was, like most bloggers (who happen to be LGBT), going to give my opinion about President Obama ordering his health secretary to issue new rules aimed at granting…
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Lockheed, The Stealth Bomber, and The Box

April 7th was a windy day in Palmdale, CA, but it was beautiful. The sun was shining, and little did I know that the day would get even brighter. My day started out by being picked up by Shirley Harbeson,…
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Opening Day

One o’clock!! It was a time etched into my brain when I was a kid. That was the time when the Red Sox first game of the season would start. If it was at Fenway, we would skip school and…
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Every 100 Minutes!!

Every 100 minutes! Is it just a time reference? Is it way to make money? Is it how often someone writes on their blog, or how often someone posts something on facebook or twitter? Do you really care? Well, hopefully…
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Gonzaga University

First, thank you all for being so patient with my blog about my experience at Gonzaga. The last three weeks have been very trying for me, but alas I must move on. Baci is pain free now, and although we…
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Baci

I told all of you,  that I would write about my Gonzaga experience when I returned from my visit last week. Well, as I have posted on Facebook, and on Twitter, my return did not go as planned. Our dog…
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What Makes You Tick?

This past Saturday night (Valentine's Day Eve), I spent the evening with Keith and two of our very dear friends, Kris and Kelly. After a great dinner, we ventured off to a new play entitled When Tang Met Laika. We…
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But Suppose God Is Gay

“It's snowing in Denver today, which has made me very melancholy. You see, Monday is the day of the week I choose the letter that I will post on my blog. Most times, it's an easy task, but today seems…
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I Cried On An Airplane Last Night

Have you ever cried on an airplane? I have! I remember the three times I did, as if they happened yesterday. The first time was when my mom died. I was in North Carolina umpiring in the Carolina League, and…
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Courage and Strength: Two Simple Words

Courage and strength are two simple words in our English language.  The word courage means "the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty" and the word strength means “the quality or state of being strong; bodily…
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The Reality of Diversity

On November 30, 1988, at 11:30 in the morning, I learned what diversity truly meant. On that day and time, Major League Baseball fired me as a National League Umpire because of my sexual orientation. I never thought growing up…
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