Gilda stood at the bottom of the stairs with fists planted on hips and forced a furious furrow onto her smooth brow. “For goodness sake, Beatrice, haven’t you changed yet? We have to get going soon!” “I know, I know. Sorry, I was just finishing my book.” “It’s Friday night. Read tomorrow. Read during the […]
Normally, in this space, I would be telling you about the latest book I had just read. But yesterday, through social media I learned about what happened in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando Florida, and I knew that my normal routine had to change for at least a little bit. Not only because the need […]
Kalees blinked once, and then again. “Well, this certainly changes things,” he said, sitting down next to Mythrin and Kirian. “Are you sure, Mythrin?” Mythrin nodded. “Absolutely,” he said. “It’s her. There is no doubt in my mind.” “Well then, why has she been living alone as a man in the Crimson Mist forest for […]
Mythrin turned back to face the creature that existed now within Kirian. No, that wasn’t right. Mythrin suspected that the beast had always been there, just beneath the surface. And now it had broken through, snapping the lock to its cage. Kirian bent down, his fingers spread out, resting lightly on the ground, the tips […]
Mythrin pulled a silver pocket watch from beneath his cloak and whistled softly. He was going to be late; this wasn’t good at all. To keep an advisor of the royal court waiting might be considered a hanging offense in the Kingdom of Urela. He quickened his pace, allowing his strides to lengthen against the […]
Just in case you were living under a rock or paying attention to what some would say was more pressing news, those in favor of marriage equality won a decisive victory in the Supreme Court ruling on the subject of gay marriage. With a 5-4 vote with Justices Sotomayor, Kagan, Ginsburg, Breyer and Kennedy on the majority side, and Justices Roberts, Scalia, Alito, and Thomas dissenting.
I won’t go into details about how ecstatic I was for this ruling. Those of you who know me know that I am firmly in the camp of marriage equality and LGBTQIA rights. Let’s just say that there was much merriment, congratulations, and smiles aplenty among my friends and I.