This was an actual online personal ad.

“Remember not everyone has walked in the same shoes. I was raped at 13 by a family member. Blamed him for my feelings about men for many years thinking what he did made me want men and his raping me made me feel attracted. After my rapist’s death 4 yrs ago I crashed and burned.Continue reading “This was an actual online personal ad.”

Rochester, aka “The Pit of Despair”

Let me start by saying that my research here is going great.  Living with family is as you would imagine to be (well maybe better than you imagine if you don’t get along with your family). I haven’t lived in the east in over a decade, and the thing I’m being reminded of is howContinue reading “Rochester, aka “The Pit of Despair””

Brad’s first marriage

So my good friend Tim, whom I’ve been friends with since 1981, is marrying his fiancee, Virginia.  For this reason, I got ordained by the Universal Life Church to officiate their wedding.  Tim and I grew up together in Wisconsin.  We met in catholic grade school, played AD&D throughout high school, and hung out andContinue reading “Brad’s first marriage”

A Gaming Wedding

This weekend in Iron Mountain, Michigan one of my buddies from high school is getting married.  Dan is a part of phase four of my role playing/video gaming life before I channelled all of that energy into improv.  Phase four took place from 1992-1995.  Phase one began in 1980 to give you some scope. WhenContinue reading “A Gaming Wedding”