DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Happiness, 101 by Heidi Hirsch How can I be happy when I see so much sadness in the world? It was from the book Happy No Matter What that changed my…

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Oct 31
2019
Jun 28
2019

In the Darkness, came the Roar  by Heidi Hirsch This year is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. In 1969. the discrimination, the humiliation, and the arrests were met…

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A Life Well Lived by Heidi Hirsch Victor Jerome Banis was born May 25th, 1937. He passed away in February 2019. Wikipedia remembers him as a daring, pioneer of gay literature. I…

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May 25
2019
Feb 13
2019

Love Potion No. 9 by Heidi Hirsch In 1959 a single titled, Love Potion No. 9 was released by The Clovers. The song describes a man seeking help to find…

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Moments of 2018 2018 has been a year of change for our nation and our community.  Our diversity has brought us together and made us strong. We gathered, we roared,…

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Dec 22
2018
Oct 21
2018

I live with an old man  And he lives with an old lady. His name is Elijah.  Like most old men, he is proud, stubborn, belches, can silently stink up…

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A Deeply Personal Decision  We recently lost two well know celebrities — Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain.  Rich, famous, trend-setters, jet-setters, loving families, children — they had everything! What else…

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Jul 11
2018
May 8
2018

The Greatest Show from Earth! Spring is a big Hollywood movie opening with a splashy, glamour, glittering premiere. Oh the anticipation, the excitement, the stars, the starlets with their mysterious escorts….

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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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