Memories Of My Dad…

Memories Of My Dad…

Riding down the highway as a teenager with my dad, I remember when he pointed off to the side of the road and asked “Did you know a man died in that silo over there?” Curious, I shook my head encouraging him to continue. “Yep, he ran himself to death trying to find a...
#MeToo, Again

#MeToo, Again

I love what I do. Each and every job-career-hobby, although maybe not all at the same time! I am blessed to have been in the gallery business for over 25 years as well as, had the opportunity to paint and sell my own work. And yes, music is my heart – composing,...
One Man’s Opinion: White Houses

One Man’s Opinion: White Houses

Several months ago I approached a local publication and offered to write editorials with my tongue-in-cheek take on interior design. After dozens of years in the design field, I felt that I not only had the experience to draw from, but might also provide a humorous...
One Man’s Opinion: Jack and Jill Baths

One Man’s Opinion: Jack and Jill Baths

I have always had a fascination with architecture, especially floor plans. Maybe it stems from those Sunday afternoons as a child that were spent riding around with my parents looking at open houses. Whatever the reason, by the time I was in junior high, I could be...
We all wear masks

We all wear masks

I attempted suicide in 1969 at the age of 16 because I felt that everything in my world had come crashing down on me. Childhood abuse, contradictions between religion and sex, knowing that I was homosexual in a time when it was not accepted by those around me – all of...