I’m a soppy sod

Have a look at this beau­tiful video. It’s rare to see some­thing so simple that reminds you about all the good things humans can be. And once again, I’m crying because I’m happy. Check out the whole pro­ject (or watch the hi-def ver­sion). Thanks to...

This is not what I was planning to write…

Just had an intense and mean­dering con­ver­sa­tion with Doug that started with the US gun laws (due to the recent Supreme Court decision) and ranged to changes in styles of female viol­ence due to fem­inism, rights cul­tures versus duty cul­tures, building respect in...

Happy anniversary, my love

Two years ago, journey2master   arrived on my door­step with his suit­case. At the time I wrote this: Sunday was an extra spe­cial day for me. It’s been a long time since I’ve had this kind of intense phys­ical and spir­itual con­nec­tion with...

Date with my honey

For all the folks asking if things have changed since the cere­mony: Doug and I went kite flying this evening in Moun­tain View as the sun set and then went to Zucca for scotch (15-year-old Dal­whinnie, neat, him) and a cock­tail they call Oh, Beau­tiful...

Plus ça change…

… plus c’est la même chose. Trans­la­tion: the more it changes, the more it’s the same thing. I wanted to wait until Doug had told some of his closest friends and family and me the same before posting this pub­licly. Doug’s daughter has made it clear she...