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For Those Who Think I Make All This Stuff Up…..

I know some people think I make all this up… Not true!  It’s all based on real life experience…. As evidence, here is actual Facebook page dialogue from a page devoted to memories of growing up in Danville, Virginia…. I … Continue reading

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Chapter 74: Big Fat Southern Weddings: Part 4

My sister’s reception was at the “Last Capital of the Confederacy.”  The Sutherlin Manson in Danville, Virginia. Since we weren’t members of the Golf Club and neither my Mother or Sister were members of the Wednesday Club, options were limited. … Continue reading

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Chapter 73: Big Fat Southern Weddings: Part 3

As many weddings as I had been a part of, nothing prepared me for it all hitting home with my sister’s wedding.  It’s as “up close and personal” as I’ll probably ever be with one of these great, big weddings…. … Continue reading

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Chapter 72: Big Fat Southern Weddings: Part 2

There is no wedding like a hometown wedding…. Back in the 1980’s, when most of my friends were trooping down to the altar, we had some moments that both solidified and threatened friendships that had existed for years. Since we … Continue reading

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Chapter 70: Lover Friends

And now, a trip back in time to Gay life in Peyton Place…. ________________________________________________________________ “I found me a hot lover friend!”  My friend Gary screamed this out one night as we passed him on “The Block” in front of the … Continue reading

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Chapter 68: Losing Lou on 42nd Street

I was walking down 42nd Street in New York City last week and I suddenly missed my Mother. That was strange, on so many levels. First of all, my Mother never went to New York.  She loved Musicals, but only … Continue reading

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Chapter 67: Snow Days

It’s snowing tonight in  the South. At least it is here in North Carolina where I live now… I know that doesn’t mean much to many people who live in places where snow is a common occurrence, but it is … Continue reading

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