Viewing: June, 2012

Jun 29

June 29, 2012

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San Francisco City Hall: My First Time

Earlier this week I walked over to City Hall to pay my water bill. The building itself has much more grandeur than even the Washington State Capitol. However, I’m not interested in remarking on such things at this time. Instead, I’d like to point out the rather ominous feeling that overcame me when walking inside. Everyone knows the horrific event that happened within its walls: on November 27, 1978, Dan White snuck into the building through a basement window and…

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Jun 19

June 19, 2012

dreams

Deconstructing a Dream

Last night, as I slept, I was transported to an unspecified clothing store in Los Angeles. I was with the last guy that I had dated, Joey, and his friend, Jason. As I tried on clothes, I could sense the agitation that Joey was feeling as he waited for me to finish with whatever I was doing. No words were spoken by me, but he finally snapped. “Why are you even here? No one wants you here?” he shouted at…

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Jun 18

June 18, 2012

mustache

Writing Under the Influence

Mustaches are divine, to say the least. Well, that’s not entirely true. Let me back up and say that mustaches are magical. Yes, that’s better. They’re magical. They enchant those that see them; they disgust those that see them. There’s always been, and there always will be, two camps: those that find mustaches appealing, and those that find them appalling. It doesn’t make any sense. How can anyone be pushed away, instinctively, by a bit of hair on someone’s upper…

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Jun 7

June 7, 2012

Internet Dating

Deconstructing the Word “Fit” in Gay Online Profiles

I’m fat. Scratch that. I used to be fat. I still consider myself fat, though. Once you’re fat, you never ever think of yourself as anything other than that at most times. I’m flabby; I have a gut that droops over my belt. It’s not pretty. Depending upon how straight I’m standing, you can hardly tell that that’s the case. This is probably why people tell me that I’m thin. “Let me take my shirt off for you and then…

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