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Monday, June 13, 2016
The Orlando Massacre
By now we all know that a man proclaiming allegiance to ISIS carried out the Orlando Massacre, the largest mass shooting in U.S. history. ISIS hasn’t taken direct credit but has endorsed it....  

Friday, June 17, 2016
More Reflections Post-Orlando
This has been a hard week — more than I first realized or more than I've wanted to acknowledge. Orlando has really affected me. I don't know how to describe it. I just know....  

Thursday, December 8, 2016
All I Needed was a Hole in My Head
I feel extremely fortunate and grateful that this first (and hopefully last) skirmish with skin cancer was so quickly and easily handled. No chemo or radiation is required....

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Gays are Essential to Humanity
"Gay men and women are essential to humanity. It's our diversity where we find our collective strength....

Saturday, December 31, 2016
Fidel Castro & the Cuban Revolution
A Special Report. I believe Fidel Castro was one of history's greatest men. Probably most of my friends, family and readers disagree. Some may even be shocked. But I will explain....

Friday, January 6, 2017
Drone Flight Over the Great Wall
In summer 2016, William Lindesay and his family retraced his 1987 walk along the length of the Great Wall of China— and documented the journey with HD video shot from a drone....

Friday, January 20, 2017
Friends Don't Let Friends Vote Trump...
A Special Report. Donald John Trump is now the 45th President of the United States. And boy are people upset! I don't recall a presidential election this divisive in my lifetime....

Saturday, February 18, 2017
Conversations with Trevor Noah
Trevor Noah: "You cannot deny that Donald Trump in his actions and the way he speaks about certain groups of people is one that is racist"....

Thursday, March 9, 2017
Throwback Thursday: "Gay is Good!"
That moment is seared into my memory. It was scary, shocking, thrilling — and confusing. "Gay is Good!" What? Gay is good? Is this possible? I wanted it to be true but....

Friday, March 10, 2017
The Abominable Health Care Act
Republicans this week look like a student who ignored his term paper until 10:00 the night before it was due. Just slap something together and turn it in!....

Friday, April 11, 2014
The Project from Hell is Done!
I flirted briefly with doing a blog back in 2014, posting all of one entry! This is that entry, back when the Just Sayn' blog of today was but a gleam in my eye....

Sunday, June 11, 2017
Will you still love me when I'm 64?
The Beatles released “When I’m 64” on the Sgt. Pepper album just two weeks before I turned 14 in 1967. That was fifty years ago — a half century almost to the day....

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