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Road Trip to Minnesota: Day 2 – Wyoming

We woke up to a cold, snowy morning in Salt Lake City.  A text message from my friend in Laramie was beeping.  I’m so thankful for Christi.  She kept me and Paul updated on road conditions and survival tips.  Apparently, traversing I-80 during a snowstorm isn’t a smart idea.  Of course, we waited until mid-April thinking such weather events would… Read more »

Goodbye, Sacramento. Hello, Minnesota

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The past two weeks I have been experiencing a lot of endings. Today I am unemployed. Work is over until I can find a new job or a new job finds me. I’m OK with this because I need a little break. Yes, it’s slightly worrisome, but I have a lot of beginnings to focus on now. Well, I have… Read more »

Relationships 2.0

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“That will change…”  I have heard this and other comments about my burgeoning relationship that are clearly a reflection of the talker’s own unhappiness with their relationship. I have heard too many damn people try to tell me that I am going to fall into traditional roles in my relationship.  Apparently, these people know me and my boyfriend better than… Read more »

Marriage Equality: Grow up, people.

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It baffles me that people are so weirded out about letting gays and lesbians get married. Their arguments are ridiculous and illogical. Today I saw a new one. If you want to let everyone get married, then brothers and sisters could marry each other. First of all, gross. Second of all, that’s a genetic time bomb waiting to go off…. Read more »

Life: Risks and Rewards

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I don’t think of myself as foolish. Foolish people don’t have a plan. I have a plan. It may not be the best one, but at least I’ve got one. Moving to Minnesota to be with Paul feels like the right thing to do. Every time I think about being with him, I smile. It never occurred to me that… Read more »