February 2016

Supreme Court Vacancy

Let’s see: an unanticipated death of a long-serving Supreme Court justice, followed by a squabble over the appointment of his successor.  Sounds familiar to me.  Oh, right.  It is.  This […]

Over the weekend I was honored to be invited to present a paper to a professional conference on the subject of gay life before Stonewall. My talk was geared specifically […]

“It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not.” –André Gide, Autumn Leaves

The Lion and the Crow by Eli Easton My rating: 5 of 5 stars Bravo! I wasn’t sure what to expect when I started reading this one, but I have […]

“Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow, Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead, Walk beside me… just be my friend.” –Albert Camus

Lone Wolf by Aleksandr Voinov My rating: 3 of 5 stars First off, I love L.A. Witt’s writing. I think she is a master storyteller. The premise for this book […]

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” — Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” — Albert Einstein

“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” — Oscar Wilde

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” — C.S. Lewis

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein

INTERVIEWER: I’m here in the White House talking with Dr. David Hammond, the husband of the new President of the United States. First, Dr. Hammond, thank you so much for […]