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2015 in Review

If I’m still around in twenty years, I’m fairly certain that 2015 will stand out as a year remembered. Equal parts joys and sorrows, endings and beginnings, comings and goings, it’s been the metaphorical roller coaster that I’ve oft referred … Continue reading

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Wrong place

Saturday night I joined my future ex-sister-in-law (Fesil), future ex-wife (Few) and some friends of Fesil’s for the concluding birthday dinner celebrating Fesil’s 50th birthday. The plan after dinner was to go see a comedy show that was being emceed … Continue reading

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The Birthday Party

My future ex-sister-in-law threw herself a 50th birthday party this last Saturday night and I went as myself. It was a humdinger of a coming out for me, and I still have a smile on my face. The party was … Continue reading

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Why does acceptance make me feel this way?

I came out to my 25 year-old niece last night and happily it was a non-event. The kids and I had plans to meet her at my mom’s for dinner and since I hadn’t seen her in years, I figured … Continue reading

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Coming out letter, draft #3

Here’s my third take on a coming out letter. I’ve purposefully scaled it back from my first and second drafts and changed the tone dramatically. My goals were to: Try to only stick to facts Include only a single link (to a … Continue reading

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Dear friends

I took my kids to visit some dear friends of mine (a couple) that I’ve known since college in central Washington. Due to distance and kids, it’s been years since I’ve seen them and we had fallen a bit out … Continue reading

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My coming out letter, draft #2

Here’s the second draft of my coming out letter that incorporates feedback from some folks on here and Twitter, and that I’ve talked to in person. I’ve reduced it by almost 600 words and backed off the combative tone, hopefully making it … Continue reading

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