#OTR50 Day 98: Parent’s Day

Every day that we have any special people in our lives who served the roles of nurturing our minds, bodies, and souls. […]

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#OTR50 Day 88: Magic Leftover Nachos

Our oldest child was always the most amenable of all three to learning and helping out.
Since moving back home, I’ve learned that the kid has become very good at a particular speciality of meal creation. […]

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#OTR50 Day 74: Petty Disorderly Conduct

This Out Magazine article is #truth. I was an 80s and early 90s Act Up Activist. I was recruited into the civil disobedience-based organization by an out female activist not by a cis-gendered white gay man. The NJ group from which I learned passive resistance and other safe measures for civil protesting was incredibly diverse […]

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#OTR50 Day 68: Trying to Stay Positive

The Ups and Downs of Business Travel Downside: Late night dinners while eating take-out in the room Upside: Savory egg, spinach, tomato crêpe from a tiny Paris crêperie was AMAZING Downside: Late night email catch-up is long and arduous Upside: It is unlikely anyone will text me with anything urgent before noon CET Downside: Crazy long […]

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#OTR50 Day 61: 17 Years Times Two

I am moving forward through time at a speed of one second per second. I know this to be true because I have lived every second at that speed. And yet, it seems to me that I’ve also jumped […]

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#OTR50 Day 47: It’s Not About Me

I’ve been writing a good deal about me while only skimming the surface of me as a parent. Per my earlier posts regarding convergence. For those that know me well, this is beyond unusual. That aspect of myself that is a parent – it usually is the essence of entire conversations. My kids and parenting […]

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#OTR50 Day 39: The King in the Forest

When the kids were little and asked for us to make up a bedtime story, the story would often start with the exact same intro. This was a hand-me-down story with a funny family history behind it. This one sentence could lead a million directions. “Once upon a time there was a King in the […]

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