Tag Archives: life partner

On the Pulse Nightclub Massacre

Within a couple minutes of waking up on Sunday morning several posts on Facebook had alerted me to yet another mass shooting in the United States. A moment later I saw that it had taken place at a gay nightclub … Continue reading

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Silver Anniversary

In May of 1991 I had just moved back to Madison, Wisconsin after four years in Denver, Colorado. Denver was beautiful and I loved it and had made many friends there, but it was never home. I had also recently … Continue reading

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Hope, Healing, Support

Tonight I sit in my hotel room a thousand miles from home and a thousand miles from my life partner Brian with tears at the corners of my eyes, and I welcome those tears. They are partly a release, partly … Continue reading

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Silver Sobriety

25 years. Today marks 25 years since my last drink. There was a time when 25 hours without a drink was pretty much impossible for me. Now it has been 25 years. On past anniversaries I have recounted the bad … Continue reading

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Promises to Keep

(published by forwardseeking.com, 5/12/12) I do not need marriage to prove my love.  It is, already, life-lasting.  It is, already, eternal. For almost 21 years now my life partner, Brian, and I have shared our love without the sanctity of … Continue reading

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