The United States is a big country and what passes for acceptable behavior among males varies. In some places two men hugging is not only acceptable but expected. In others anything more then a slap…Continue
Writing, gardening, and art.
Radio host on WRSU 88.7 FM where I do a Gay community affairs radio show - www.wrsu.rutgers.edu Thursdays 10pm till 11:00PM EST.
I enjoy tea and friends to hang out with.
I'm presently reading 'Tis by Frank McCourt,
Mutants edited by Isaac Asimov Martin H. Greenberg and Charles G Waugh, and the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius.
I like classical, Punk, Hardcore, Jazz and Bluegrass.
A strange thing happened to me today.
I saw a big thundercloud move down over Half Dome, and it was so big and clear and brilliant that it made me see many things that were drifting around inside of me; things that relate to those who are loved and those who are real friends.
For the first time I know what love is; what friends are; and what art should be.
Love is a seeking for a way of life; the way that cannot be followed alone; the resonance of all spiritual and physical things...Friendship is another form of love -- more passive perhaps, but full of the transmitting and acceptances of things like thunderclouds and grass and the clean granite of reality.
Art is both love and friendship and understanding: the desire to give. It is not charity, which is the giving of things. It is more than kindness, which is the giving of self.
It is both the taking and giving of beauty, the turning out to the light of the inner folds of the awareness of the spirit.
It is a recreation on another plane of the realities of the world; the tragic and wonderful realities of earth and men, and of all the interrelations of these.
(Ansel Adams from a letter to his brother Cedric, June 10th, 1937)
"You are most welcome! :-)The interview never fails to put a smile on my face. He was such a gentle soul. True till the end.It's one of several videos I've edited. Fred Rogers is a hero to me and I've been editing videos to help keep…"
"All well put, Rick. I will try hard. And yeah, I wish I could lift the fear from my wife's shoulders, but the only way to do that is to heal and walk out of here, so that's what I'm determined to do."
"Keep in mind the reasons for getting up in the morning. Keep your mind active even when you're too sick from meds or therapy to get out of bed or off the couch.
Try to keep the lines of communication open with your brother, ignore as much…"
"talking about books reminds me, not sure if you're familiar with adam carolla and his podcast, but one of the guys on there, bryan bishop (or bald bryan), went though a brain tumour that was supposed to be fatal. He wrote a book called…"
"Back at 'cha. Given the actual content of my initial response, you'll understand if I wasn't all that gripped by your content-free "I submit that that certainly is a straw man" reply to two words of a three…"