Hello Dalai

After much ado, I made it to Seattle’s Qwest field to see the Dalai Lama on Saturday. His visit to Seattle over the past five days has been a part of the Seeds of Compassion, a gathering to “celebrate and explore the relationships, programs and tools that nurture and empower children, families and communities to [&hellip

The Result of...

A little over three years ago I wrote my parents a letter telling them I was gay. My friends and I referred to it as The Letter and we set a deadline for delivery of The Letter and referred to it as The Deadline. Well, The Deadline passed and The Letter hadn’t been sent as [&hellip

Papa can you...

October 31st was Halloween, that time of year when children dress up in costumes and cover them up with warm coats and hats and embark out in to the dark and cold October night when every person who opens a door to throw some candy into their plastic Safeway bags has to ask, “What are [&hellip

Family Portrait

There’s not a whole lot that I recall from my childhood. I remember exciting moments as general experiences, like going to the dump with my dad. He would pack his blue pick-up truck full of trash and we’d zip to the transfer station in Shoreline. I wasn’t allowed to get out of the car once [&hellip