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  • Cheers… Queers!

    When I was 22, I moved to San Francisco to pursue an MFA in acting. I was already dating women but was straddling the bi now gay later lifestyle as a way…
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    As Is

    “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs…
  • Wholehearted

    “The way is not the sky, It’s in the heart.” ~Gautama Buddha The last three years I had felt slightly confused and out of sorts about many of the big things in…
  • Perfectionist or Master?

    "I think some young people want a deeper experience. Some people just wanna be hit over the head and, you know, if then they get hit hard enough maybe they'll feel something.…
  • I Am Willing…

    This past year, I became a truly advanced yogi. I know you’re jealous, you’re like “what does he have that I don’t have?” And don’t worry, I’m going to tell you. Though,…
  • Hidden Treasures

    At my nephew’s graduation in the small city of Tunja, Colombia, the graduating class was around sixteen kids. They entered in pairs from either side of the stage as their names were…
  • Pep Talk

    I’ve hit a wall of complete overwhelmedness lately, not just with the world at large and the state of our country, but with my own personal life. Then I read this: “Do…
  • This Mess We’re In…

    As a club member of way too many minorities and victim of too many hashtags, I’d like to share with you something I’ve learned. You don’t have to agree with me to…
  • Bathing In The Rain…

    Being a die hard water baby, I wasn’t about to leave Japan without going to an onsen (bathhouse). Three challenges lay between me and the dream. The first hurdle is that thanks…
  • Visions To Be Seen…

    "You think I have visions because I am an Indian. I have visions because there are visions to be seen." ~Buffy Saint-Marie (Singer)   Celts are an ancient and mystical people with…