November 10, 2007 archive

Friday Philosophy: If only you were gay…

In the past few days my mind has been on the Mental Wayback Machine a few times.  I seem to always end up in the same places.

When I made the conscious decision to not end my life, I had to find a purpose in life beyond just existing.  I latched on to a statement I heard from my boss when I refused to resign For The Good of the Team.™

If only you were gay….

How does one respond to that?  What was I supposed to say?  Was I supposed to point out that no openly gay or lesbian faculty member at the University of Central Arkansas had ever been granted tenure?  Or was I just supposed to accept that assertion that being gay would be an improvement in my life?

Pony Open Thread: Christmas Song Contest!!!!!!

Here’s your mission, should you accept it. To help me and rusty1776 complete DocuDharma’s version of “The Twelve Days of Christmas”

rusty provided the impetus for the idea and i started it with:

On the first day of Christmas, my country gave to me a president free of party affiliation . . .

then rusty added the next five days (and they are fabulous)…

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