Thank you for visiting my page! You are currently on my “home” page and “Memoir.” Here you will find stories from my life. Under “Memoir,” you will also find links to stories and books written by my Mother, photos, video and audio of my Mother, and other family members. Under “Video,” you will see all of my youtube videos in one place. Under “Paintings,” you will see a gallery with some of my oil paintings. Under “Photos,” you will see my favorite photos I have taken over the years. Under “Poetry,” you will find a number of poems I have written during my life. Please enjoy and stay a while! 

1. Introduction

I was born on the Yakima Indian Reservation in Washington State and my early childhood was spent treading water in a cesspool of racism and

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1959- Palouse

There were times when I would live in Palouse. I think Roger and Darlene also spent time there. I don’t remember if either of them

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1962- Abilene

I don’t know how long it was after my mom met him, that George moved to Texas. I don’t remember him being around all that

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1969- Rape

It was about 1969 when Ramona and I attended a “Love-in” in San Diego’s Balboa Park. “Love-ins” was just another name for “Be-ins” and were

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1975- Ennui

One of my most favorite gifts of all time was when my mom gave me a Royal typewriter for my birthday when I was about

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1989- Earthquake!

I was working as a Registered Nurse at Western Psychiatric Center within Saint Francisco Memorial Hospital in San Francisco the evening of October 17, 1989.

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1995-4. Amber

Milton and I had talked about getting a dog at various times in our relationship. Milton was not particularly enthusiastic when I told him in

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2016- Do Not Speak for Gay Males!

Link to Pride article to which I am responding: http://www.pride.com/lgbt/2016/4/22/5-reasons-lgbt-people-should-stop-saying-we-were-born-way I recently came across this article from “Pride” on line recently. The female author, Cassie Sheets, speaking

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2017- Lazy Bear

This was the third “Lazy Bear” weekend that we have attended in Guerveville, California, a small resort town on the Russian River. In the 1970’s,

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2018- New Orleans

New Orleans had been on my “bucket list” for years. Flights from the San Francisco Bay Area had always seemed high when I had checked

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2018-Lazy Bear

This was our fourth “Lazy Bear” weekend in Guerneville. We have first visited in 2007 for a “drag bingo” night but then did not return

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