Living: May 2005

Driving to Chicago

Filed by Ed Team | May 31, 2005 | 6:16 PM | comments

Driving is a therapeutic activity for me. Lately, due to George W. and his war championing higher gas prices, I haven't been seeing my therapist as often. But I hit my wall the other night and decided "Damn the...Read More

Boy, do I feel old today

Filed by Bil Browning | May 24, 2005 | 9:54 AM | comments

Our daughter "graduated" from elementary school. Today is the last day of 5th grade; she's moving on to middle school. It seemed like just yesterday that she was starting elementary school... She's excited about summer break this year. She's...Read More

Sometimes we find support in the strangest places

Filed by Ed Team | May 22, 2005 | 9:28 AM | comments

From today's IndyStar: Question #2 is of interest May 22, 2005 Five Questions for Abdul-Hakim Shabazz Abdul-Hakim Shabazz, 35, is creating a big stir in local government with his "Abdul in the Mornings" show on WXNT-AM (1430) from 6...Read More

Pride is coming!

Filed by Bil Browning | May 20, 2005 | 8:41 PM | comments

Indy Pride, Inc. has announced plans for IN Pride 2005 - Live OUT Loud - A Celebration of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Pride. IN Pride 2005 events will be held the weekend of June 10-12, 2005....Read More

My friend from China

Filed by Bil Browning | May 19, 2005 | 3:15 PM | comments

My friend Kevin lives in China. We've only talked over the internet or phone - we've never met in person. When I am at my lowest with feeling put down and discriminated against here in Indiana, I read a...Read More

Gay holocaust?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 18, 2005 | 11:30 AM | comments

Leonard Pitts, Jr. recently wrote an extremely interesting article entitled, "Anti-gay laws are inhumane." His article was sparked when a friend of his sent him an e-mail comparing the plight of gays and lesbians today to the jews of...Read More

Things to do before I die

Filed by Bil Browning | May 17, 2005 | 7:21 AM | comments

1) Stop smoking 2) Take a trip to Japan during cherry blossom season 3) Hire a houseboy for the summer 4) Start my own magazine 5) Have drinks with Nelson Mandela 6) Get married to my partner 7) Go...Read More

My name is Tracy and I am a.........

Filed by Ed Team | May 16, 2005 | 12:17 PM | comments

Thanks, Bil, for inviting me to blog. I'm excited about being an official participant in the blogosphere. Most people consider me a square, but I've always considered myself much more spherical. I think I'll fit here just fine. I'm...Read More

Me, Myself and I

Filed by Ed Team | May 15, 2005 | 3:13 PM | comments

Hello -- I am Randy. I live in Lafayette, Indiana and was asked to contribute a bit to the blog by Bil. I am a local high school teacher and the President of Citizens for Civil Rights, the local...Read More

Hi, my name is Sarah.

Filed by Ed Team | May 02, 2005 | 8:31 PM | comments

I have been invited to participate in this blog and am happy to accept this invitation. I'm not one to keep my mouth shut when I feel passionately about something and apparently my constant ranting on various email lists...Read More