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...
Protecting The Innocent

Protecting The Innocent

Last year I got clean, in that being honest with yourself and others kind of way. I revealed that my father, a Scoutmaster, had been arrested in the 1950s for molesting my cousin, who was a 13-year-old Scout. I learned this family secret long after my parents had...
Saint Joyce

Saint Joyce

I made an appointment with my attorney after it was suggested that I might consider protecting myself just in case anyone wanted to come after me or my business. He asked me why I thought I needed this and I told him that I had written a book and then proceeded to...