The lighthouse and the keeper

I deal in colors. If you pass white light through a prism, it splits into a spectrum and truth reveals itself. The same force is behind many of the world’s evils today and I first heard it uttered in 1999 by Bill Gates. “In the future,” he said, “No one will own anything. They will […]

Nudge it

Every thing in my body is saying nope today. Hormones. Strange dreams. Not enough sleep. A wind advisory (I have sensory issues with wind). Someone is jack hammering outside. A general feeling of unease. But I have to go to the city because my dentist says he has to see me every month and the […]

GERD, autism, hypermobility

Something that is not an April Fool’s joke. As of April 1, my insurance company now needs prior authorization to fill a prescription for Omeprazole. In the autism spectrum disorder/Ehlers-Danlos (EDS)/Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) nexus, most patients have to manage GERD. Unmanaged GERD leads to asthma and other respiratory problems down the road. Two […]

All I want is you

A thing I learned yesterday is that Contra dance (folksy group dancing) is very big amongst the Brooklyn queer scene. It is apparently very wholesome. There’s a band with a fiddle. A caller to direct the dancers. And people lined up to twirl around and stop in unison. Someone recently was explaining the goings on […]

Lucky star

Just got home and now I will catalogue my embarassment of riches for the evening: I met Rafael at the gallery he works at on the LES. It’s called Marc Straus after the owner. The gallery was closed and Rafael had work to do so I got a private view of all four floors. It’s […]