check it.today while walking the dogs i passed by an older african-american man. speeding down the sidewalk in his motor-driven chair, wearing his giants cap, holding a scavenged bike rack in his lap. i smiled at him, as i always do when passing strangers and he smiled back. instructed me to have a nice day. … Continue reading experiment 39 :14.
check it.39 is a multiple of 13.i came upon a couple of jazz dudes playing on telegraph on my way home today.i have to say, i needed the smile they put on my face today. feelin' agro. a final tomorrow. no major crisis but edgy nonetheless.at first i tried to get them surreptitiously. then of … Continue reading experiment 39 : 13.
gay pride.check it.things have changed in the twenty years since i came out.nineteen, scared. not a lot of us were out then. no ellen and portia, martina, i think, but no rosie, no elton, no barney. rufuckingpaul. afuckingdragqueen. not a peep.the idea, though, was that the more regulars, mainstream folks, straight people that knew us … Continue reading experiment 39 : 12.
check it.the idea of getting rid of my fucking television has been ruminating in my head almost since i moved up here. and by television i mean satellite. directv. whatever you wanna call it.this is what sent me over the edge.http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f8/271557391the next day i called directv to cancel and soon found myself speaking to what … Continue reading experiment 39 : 11.
look. i'm tired of having to worry about this.it'll all balance in the end, yo.saw this on the television machine before i killed it.http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32545640Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyi was having a discussion with a friend once about a public figure. and he said something that has stuck with … Continue reading experiment 39 : 10.
don't give me shit, man.i know what i owe.and even though i'm about to give you a two for one-r, i'm only counting it as one. so settle down.good lord.the new york times on sunday means two things. my return to romantic, solitary sunday mornings with my paper. it also means my return to creative … Continue reading experiment 39 : 9.
genderfuckery.my gender expression is not political. it is just how i am. i will not hide it nor will i apologize for it. i will not play a role that societal constructs say i should play. one of the things i love about identifying as queer. there are aspects of me that are inherently boyish … Continue reading experiment 39 : 8.
at&t is the mortal enemy of blogs.hence.the delay.the collective.totally random. other night i happened to see jay-z's set at bonnarroo. i think the only reason i did was just to see what it was like. not the typical pair, those two.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWcxFiWGT0Y?rel=0]the collective experience. what i love about concerts. sure it's fun to smoke a … Continue reading experiment 39 : 7.
memorial glade.i've never been one you could call a "nature person." meaning while i do enjoy the beauty of our natural environment, if there is a such a thing anymore, i've never been a super active outdoor let'sgobikeridingandhikingaberrypicking whenever the sun's out kinda chick.part of me always wished i was that kinda chick.apparently something has … Continue reading experiment 39 : 6.
marking.this is how i mark things.people.places.times in my life.this ones for my friend, kim.william. a cover-up, but no less meaningful.my cal tattoo. our school motto, "let there be light." done in my home, by my dear friend, michael.this way, no matter where or how far away i might be, i will always have the things … Continue reading experiment 39 : 5.