Monthly Archives: December 2005

Zak the (not-so-smart) cat

Well, this will certainly be one holiday season we won’t soon forget.  Christmas day our cat Zak was sick.  We figured he had gotten into something that we had cooked the night before.  However, we did find two clumps of … Continue reading

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Bike Accident #4

Doug had a dr. appointment this morning with an orthopaedic surgeon and the news wasn’t as good as we were expecting.  The deltoid muscle (which allows the arm to raise up straight from the body) was really damaged.  He also … Continue reading

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The Christmas Concert

On Christmas Eve, Doug, myself, two Swedish friends and our good friend Harvey went to see the S.F. Gay Men’s Choir.  It was a really nice concert and I couldn’t help wondering throughout the concert if the religious fundamentalists were … Continue reading

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Bike Accident #3

Doug seems to be making a good recovery.  He still cannot lift his arm up, but he can swing it at the elbow.  He is also starting to have some trouble with his left knee.  He couldn’t walk on it … Continue reading

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Bike accident (#2)

Doug came home from the hospital yesterday and is doing well.  I changed the bandage for him this morning and the scar is much longer than both of us anticipated–about 3 inches long.  I’m not sure how only 8 stitches … Continue reading

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Letter to/from Ford

The other day I had heard that Ford Motor had pulled its advertising out of the gay press because the so-called "American Family Association" had put on a boycott.  I told them that at a time like this for the … Continue reading

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Fantastic news!!!

Just after I posted the last blog on Doug’s accident, I read in the paper that there will be no anti-gay ballot next year in California–the hate-filled fundies could not gather enough signatures to get it up and running!  Yeah!  … Continue reading

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bike accident

Yesterday afternoon Doug was in a bike accident.  I was on my way to Stanford to meet him and on his bike ride from Mountain View a person opened her car door into the bike lane.  His shoulder was gouged … Continue reading

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“Intelligent design”

There was some good news in the news today.  A judge ruled that a school in Pennsylvania cannot teach "intelligent design" because it conflicts with the idea of the separation of church and state.  And I think this is the … Continue reading

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silencing free speech

About a week ago I found out yesterday that a colleague, a professor at Kansas, was forced to resign after comments he made about Christians.  He was going to teach a course on the "intelligent design and other religious mythologies."  He was … Continue reading

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