DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Ordinary People Recently, I witnessed a miracle. I almost missed it because I was looking and hoping for a different outcome. What I realized is that miracles don’t often appear…

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Mar 13
2018
Jan 22
2018

A Tree Falls in Burbank This week a friendship went south, I was informed that an old colleague still harbored resentment towards me. I was the target of a strong…

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Well That Was Fun As we close 2017, it is time for my favorite ritual of the year. The Gratitude List (not necessarily in this order): • I won the…

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Dec 15
2017
Nov 29
2017

Power Tools Full disclaimer!  This is not about Power Tools. It’s about power tools. Having established that our nation is in turmoil, or as I like to refer to it…

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This is your Captain speaking . . . “Please fasten your seat belts and remain in your seats.  We seem to be experiencing a little turbulence.”  A little turbulence? I…

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Oct 23
2017
Sep 27
2017

Closet Doors by Heidi Hirsch   Some of us open the door quietly. Some start with unlocking the door and hoping a sudden burst of exhaled breath will swing the…

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Sticks and Stones by Heidi Hirsch Sticks and Stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Like hell they won’t. Many of you will be returning to…

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Sep 5
2017
Aug 12
2017

  Step One, We Heal. The Gray House (the White House) is at it again! As the chaotic storm continues to gain momentum, we, the LBQT community, have recently been…

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Starting from Scratch by Heidi Hirsch   Stone Soup is an old folk story in which a hungry stranger convinces the people of a town to each share a small amount of their…

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Jul 22
2017
Jul 6
2017

“Gaydar” by Heidi Hirsch   Gaydar, according to Merriam Webster, is defined as slang: the ability to recognize homosexuals through observation or intuition. Wikipedia defines it as a colloquialism referring…

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