This is Daisy, the new Boyinthebands.com sweetness consultant. She’s a seven-year-old Bichon mix, until yesterday at the Washington Animal Rescue League: a great place to make friends. Welcome!
Some of you may get the meanings here; if not, please move on with my apologies.
What I look like
People have the funniest idea of what I look like, but apparently I come off as much older and much shorter online. And these revelations take place at General Assembly. I leave tomorrow night for G.A. and if you see me, do say hello. I’m keen to meet new people and old friends alike.
I graduated from college 20 years ago today
The portrait of the blogger as a young man. Fresh from receiving my bachelor of arts degree in history and religion from the University of Georgia. I’m a bit grayer and have better (and bifocal) glasses now; and not much the worse for wear. I’ve still not framed that diploma.
As some of you know, on August 21, Jonathan Padget and I legally married at home in the company of some local friends. He and I were married at church in 2003, but now that the District of Columbia marriage law encompasses same-sex couples we wanted to “complete” our marriage. (The liturgy follows.) The Rev.… Continue reading Legally married
Where I buy clothes
I like my clothes to be hard wearing, plain cut and American made, with union made as a plus. Also, I won’t buy any more leather. After years of searching here and there, suffering poor quality or poor service, I have settled on a few vendors, including one whose parcel arrived today. For pants, jeans,… Continue reading Where I buy clothes
Goals: 41 to 42
I recently had a birthday, and am now 41 years old. That gives me a year before I reach 42, which — as I knew, and surprisingly others also volunteered — is “the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything.” But the proof that I really am in my forties is… Continue reading Goals: 41 to 42
His works go before him
I got word yesterday that the much-loved former faculty advisor of the Demosthenian Society of the University of Georgia (my collegiate debating society), the Rev. Dr. Larry Blount died May 2. (More about Professor Blount.) He was both a professor in the University’s law school, the pastor of a church in the area, and a… Continue reading His works go before him