The Prompt: Oprah Winfrey said, “So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground.” Do you embrace failure? I’m not sure how to begin with this one. Oprah certainly overcame adversity in a manner that is unparalleled in the history of the world, right? Even now, she could just stop and relax and […]
The Prompt: Tell us about falling in love: what does it feel like? With no intent to sexualize the metaphor, falling in love is a lot like the sensation of “falling” into a really comfy bed and having a great night’s sleep. There’s the literal fall and the allegorical fall of your muscles relaxing as they […]
Ten years ago today, I went to the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh for a new women’s discussion group. About a dozen women were there, none of whom I knew. One woman in particular seemed pretty intent on taking things in and (I hoped) thinking about them. We struck up a conversation about […]
An occasional series where we pose some questions to local LGBTQ folks (and Allies) to learn more about their personal experiences with LGBTQ culture. Click here for a complete list of all LGBTQ&A profiles. If there is one thing I’ve learned, it is that a proper introduction to your partner of ten years is a difficult thing to […]
An occasional series where we pose some questions to local LGBTQ folks (and Allies) to learn more about their personal experiences with LGBTQ culture. Click here for a complete list of all LGBTQ&A profiles. During Pride 2013, we are trying to feature someone each day. Jeanette is a childhood friend of Ledcat – she and her […]
Saturday evening, a group of friends joined Ledcat and me to celebrate her 50th birthday. We had dinner at Cambod-Ican Kitchen, a Cambodian fusion restaurant on the South Side of Pittsburgh. It is one of our favorites and we consider the owners to be very dear to us. We had champagne, we had birthday cake, […]
We can’t believe she’s 50 either! This blog would not exist without her support, help, encouragement and patience during the past 7.5 years – and her occasional actual blog posts. This is a sample of photos she’s graciously posed for to use as blog content. 🙂
Ledcat makes two appearances in this video promoting reusable bags. Can you find them both? Bonus points if you can identify the event where I “caught” George Takei with a Batman tote bag.