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Open Letter to Senators McCain, Flake

I have not written a blog entry since Donald Trump won the election last week. That’s not exactly true. I’ve written a couple times, but haven’t pressed send. I simply don’t seem to know exactly what to say. But then … Continue reading

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“Put the bottle between your legs…”

Our visit to a Scottsdale restaurant that has delicious food and attracts a pretty old, conservative crowd started awfully, but ended beautifully on Saturday night. Walking in to the restaurant (I won’t name it because I don’t now if the … Continue reading

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A Moderate Plea to Undecideds

It’s political season, and I was hoping to get through without a single political blog post, but that isn’t going to happen. I’ve decided to write this because I think this is perhaps the single most important election of my … Continue reading

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The Radical Moderate

There was a time when I considered myself a radical. It was late high school, early college. An incurable disease was destroying a generation of gay men, and ACT UP had just formed in New York. I was young, but … Continue reading

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Let Me Help You Write a Novel!

Do you have a Young Adult novel that you’re dying to write? I can help you with that! So can instructors Tom Leveen, Barry Lyga, Amy Nichols, and Beth Staples. So can mentors Elana K. Arnold, Jim Blasingame, Martha Brockenbrough, … Continue reading

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Me and the FacePlace – A divorce?

  It was two years ago at my 25th high school reunion. A woman who was never exactly a friend came up to me and said, “Oh my God, Billy, I see you on Facebook and you’re doing so well … Continue reading

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Serenity NOW!

I started to watch “Happyish” on Netflix. The script was very good. But what became evident to me by episode 3 was the worldview… so ugly. The world sucks. People are awful. I had to stop watching, because I don’t … Continue reading

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