Outspoken

Saying Sorry

I was privy to a conversation the other day at work. However, I ended up being more surprised by the reaction of the comment than the actual topic itself. First, you must know that our office allows casual d...

The Dog Days of Democracy

I went to a barbecue this weekend and enjoyed watching many people mistake the host’s dog as being unusually rude. You never realize how much heart a person puts into a, “Hey puppy!” until you see their enthusi...

My Lou Diamond FunkUp

They say blood is thicker than water, and I tried to test that theory out at DragonCon over Labor Day weekend, but the celebrity I’m related to doesn’t even know we’re family. My sister is the official gen...

Our Cry For Friendship

Paraphrasing the philosophical stoner known as Smokey, some people might ask if they can borrow a cup of sugar or some ketchup, but my folks wonder if I can spare a 5K run. One of my straight friends called thi...