Category Archives: History

Postings related to my past.

Hefty Fine… The Real Story

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I thought sure that I had already shared the story of how I came to be selected to be on the cover of the Bloodhound Gang CD, HEFTY FINE, but in doing a search on my blog for it this … Continue reading

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Ooops!! Ouch!!

I had a nice wooden dining room chair which I’ve had for many years. It has served me well since I rescued it from the curb after the landlord had cleared out a vacant apartment. I was sitting in it … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Late- RIO WAS GREAT!!!

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My trip to Rio de Janeiro was just as great as I was hoping it would be! But it wasn’t short on drama. I received notice from American Airlines the morning of the day I was supposed to leave that … Continue reading

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Movie Reviews Update

I’m sorry I haven’t posted any movie reviews for such a long time, but I never get any comments or responses so I got to feeling like it was a one-sided conversation and why was I bothering to do it. … Continue reading

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Heading to Rio de Janeiro!

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Bad Timing! I should have left a week earlier! New York City just went through the 2nd biggest snowstorm in its history yesterday, with the snow accumulation missing the alltime highest record by just 1/10 of an inch… I think … Continue reading

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Time for an Update!

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I’m sorry I haven’t posted anything for quite a while, but I’ve been kind of busy, with my birthday, the holidays, taking care of the New York Bear Den, and lots of other things! So this is to update things, … Continue reading

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Busy weekend.. with pictures!

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This weekend was a busy weekend so I figured I’d write a posting since it’s been a while since I wrote anything here. On Saturday, I used UBER car service (click link to use my code for a free $20 … Continue reading

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My Daughter’s Wedding- YES, I MADE IT!

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So….. Thanks to the generosity of one of my best friends here in New York, I was able to travel to St. Louis in mid-November to bake my daughter’s wedding cake and walk her down the aisle and dance the … Continue reading

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Trying to get to my daughter’s wedding…

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A little over 37 years ago, I watched as the first of my two daughters came kicking and screaming into this world. Over the years since then, we’ve been through many highs and lows together. When she won tickets to … Continue reading

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Scorpio Profile by Max

I came across this website called “The Gay Boy’s Guide to the Zodiac” and looked up his profiling for Gay Scorpios. It couldn’t be any more on point and hits the proverbial nail right on the head! With due credit … Continue reading

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Privacy???

I just joined a website… UPS.com, and to complete my registration, UPS asked me some questions, to verify that I was really me. The questions consisted of things going back decades in my past, such as: Which of these addresses … Continue reading

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My Personality Test Results

ENFJ – “Persuader”. Outstanding leader of groups. Can be aggressive at helping others to be the best that they can be. 2.5% of total population. Take Free Jung Personality TestPersonality Test by SimilarMinds.com I took the Jung Personality Test which … Continue reading

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Scheduled for Hip Replacement Surgery

I am scheduled for surgery on May 28th to get my second hip replacement performed. My first one was replaced in 2007 and now, 5 1/2 years later, my other hip has worn out. I guess that’s what happens from … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Baby!

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As I had previously shared a year ago (CLICK HERE TO READ), two of my best friends were my first cohorts when it came to exploring our sexuality when we were 11 years old. Recently, I found out that one … Continue reading

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I Love baking…

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Today I baked a loaf of bread. Just a simple 2 pound loaf of wheat bread baked in my breadmaker. It’s my own recipe using whole wheat flour, oats, potato flour, honey, butter…. As I was slicing off the heel … Continue reading

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High School Music, Sounds of Hope, and Choices We Make

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This is a story that very few people have ever heard. All through my high school years, after being encouraged by Mr. Curt McCarty, my music teacher in Jr. High, I was always doing my best to try and sing … Continue reading

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Off to New York for a New Beginning!

After taking classes in computer repair and configuration, and getting certified by Microsoft and Comptia as a computer technician, I worked dozens of assorted temp jobs through several agencies in the St. Louis area building up my resume and experience, … Continue reading

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“You’re good enough to start making wedding cakes!”

When I was fourteen years old, there was a knock at our door one day and two men in business suits were standing there. When my mom opened the door, they introduced themselves as being from the Jacksonville Journal Courier … Continue reading

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Gaily Forward- Not everyone has been users or losers… The Good Guys!

With my prior posting, I may have given the impression that everyone I’ve met has been a user or a loser. Quite the contrary to be honest! I’ve probably had more than my share of wonderful guys! My first really … Continue reading

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Gaily Forward- Users & Losers

Being a big guy in the gay community just seems to be a magnet that draws USERS and LOSERS like an electromagnet draws steel. You wouldn’t believe some of the things that I have experienced in the 17 years since … Continue reading

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