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On Taking the Wrong Path Again

In January I went hiking with a friend in Hillsborough River State Park (north of Tampa, Florida). It had rained the night before, so some of the trails were flooded. We enjoyed seeing the transition from winter to the beginnings … Continue reading

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Finding My Way in the Dark

I have had a tough summer. I got lost in feelings of loneliness and depression. And then felt shame for feeling lonely and depressed. I didn’t like how I felt or who I was. Ugh… As I struggled to find … Continue reading

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Damned for the Sins of Sodom

Who Are Damned by the Sins of Sodom? In my last Blog, I discussed a whole series of sweet experiences with dear friends and total strangers on the day of the St. Pete Pride Parade. I have continued to find … Continue reading

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Intimate Encounters at PRIDE

Intimate Encounters at PRIDE I continue to explore what intimacy and sexuality mean in my life. And I keep finding that it’s usually not what I think it will be—I keep getting surprised. Yesterday, I went to some St. Pete … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Conclusion

After Blogging for Lent: Kindness WARNING: ADULT CONTENT It’s been more than two months since I last wrote for my blog. I learned a lot about myself by writing those 33 blogs during Lent. I took a lot of risks … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 32

Asking for Enough WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I did not blog for a couple of days. No time to write—I’ve been busy having in-body experiences and dancing with Kali! In the past few weeks I have explored how I block myself … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 31

Quiet Time Yesterday I worked half a day which meant that I missed the Tampa Pride parade. I would have liked to participate, but could not afford to miss the opportunity to work. I did go to Ybor City after … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 29

Life—Not for the Faint of Heart I have not posted any articles for several days because I gave myself a few days off. Recently this blog has been about my journey for Lent. Some of it has been on the … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 24

Man On Strike WARNING: ADULT CONTENT Today I had set aside most of the day for various projects I wanted to work on. But other than my morning walk, I did nothing productive all day. For several weeks I’ve been … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 21

Exploring Erotic and Spiritual Ecstasy WARNING: ADULT CONTENT Mostly, I have no idea where this writing will take me. I jump in and hope for the best. This is where I landed tonight. Again I am asking myself, “Why do … Continue reading

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