I Miss Graduate School

Sometimes, I miss graduate school. Specifically, I miss the conversation. When I was at LSU in the early 1990’s, we spent a lot of time talking, discussing and arguing. It was exhilarating and frightening to be exposed to so many new ideas, opening a world of possibilities to me. There’s no way to recreate that. […]

I May Be Running Out Of Things To Say

(If you said to yourself  “good” I can’t really blame you.) Today was a perfectly normal day. I woke up and Ledcat had gone to work early. I fed the dogs, fed the cats, fed me and made coffee. I read the paper online. Well, sort of read because the Post-Gazette website is just infuriating […]

If I Were a Mystical Being …

You have been transformed into a mystical being who has the ability to do magic. Describe your new abilities in detail. How will you use your new skills? Oh, this is an easy one. I would use my power like any sensible person – to do the housework and other chores.   OK, seriously, (I […]

LGBTQ&A: Mike Testa Works for Equality

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. Mike is the chair of GLEC so I’ve only met him […]