Monthly Archives: June 2011

Pride

When I was younger I used to love attending the Pride festivities. It helped me realized that I wasn’t the only one. Growing up in an extremely small town and going to an even smaller liberal arts college, being different you sometimes feel like an alien in human skin. Moving to Philly and attending Pride I saw that there were many more of us out there and I was accepted, scaly green skin and all.  Continue reading

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No Hard Feelings

I chucked my dating list and decided to give in to actually dating Christopher. I was really starting to enjoy his company. He was completely different then everyone else I dated. More importantly, he was completely different from my ex, whom I initially thought he resembled. Not only physically but because they both are in AA.  But when I spent more and more time with him, he started to look less and less like my ex.  Continue reading

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Do You Know Magic Johnson? [To Tell or Not to Tell, part 3]

An important thing you have to know about me is that I tell wildly inappropriate jokes. I will almost say anything for a laugh. When I find other such people I am in heaven. That is how I felt when one of the youngest co-workers, Isaac. He is an anomaly on all accounts. Soon to be 24 year old, blonde haired, blue eyed, straight, Jewish, spent time in middle Montana, rugby playing Brooklynite. Maybe it is this bizarre mix that has crafted his dark comedic sensibilities that can revel my own. Continue reading

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Because Your Kiss Is On My List

We all make lists of what of what we want our prospective partner to be like. Most of us start these lists in preschool after our first viewing of Cinderella. I quickly learned that I will not find someone who rides horseback and brandishes a sword. Well, unless I wanted someone who works at the renaissance fair and that is completely out of the question. Just as I had to scratch those requirements off my list, so went many others.  Continue reading

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