The truth is, it is not enough for us to just be "out". We must also be free. And sometimes that is the longer battle. This is the part that we don't see in the media, the part that we don't celebrate in June.
It's funny the things we want people to know and the things we choose to keep to ourselves. If we think about it, we are more defined by our failures in life than our successes. So, this blog is dedicated to just a few of the major fuck ups I've had in life and the amazing places those failures have brought me. 3. The time I got rejected from law school. Most people know I'm a lawyer, and why wouldn't they? It's one of my greatest "successes" in life. But what most people don't know is how close that dream was to not coming true. Every year, aspiring young wanna be law students apply to law school. I had applied to mine and had been waitlisted at...
As Boromir said, one does not simply wear a tuxedo. Ok, he didn’t say that exactly, but it’s true. There is an art to perfecting the look and that can vary based on what you’re wanting. However, there are a few hard and fast rules to follow when you’re planning on outing the black tie in your next black tie optional affair.
The deeper we get into learning about ourselves, the closer we get to the core of who we truly are and our issues. But first we have to get through the outer layers. And that takes work. Plus, most people would agree that the crust of the earth is a beautiful place. Who the hell wants to take a trip to the boiling center of the earth when they could hang out in Fiji or Yosemite? Things are good up here on the surface, so let's just stay, right? Wrong
“I am no one’s first choice.” Over the past 15 years or so this sentence, or some variation of it, has played in my head like a one hit wonder. Sometimes it is a low tempo and sometimes the bass is so loud I can hear my head pounding with the beat of each word.