And so closes another year in my life. Thank you for joining me on this blogging journey. It’s been a privilege to interact with you and to read your stories of the day. Tomorrow, the 20th, is my birthday. I opens with breakfast with my family at Panera’s, then lunch with Sarah whose book club is buying a stack of my books for their April read, then golf with Regina, then dinner with Erik and Regina. When I reopen my blog tomorrow evening, it’ll be about capturing our histories/herstories one snippet at a time.
Today I’m grateful for sharing this year with you, for my body and my health, for my family and friends, and for the celebrations of tomorrow and to come….
My meditation today from A Woman’s Spirit: With one foot in the past and the other in the future, how can we possibly know what new path we might follow today? Letting go of the noise I carry in my mind changes my life. I can feel it and knowledge what’s here when my mind is open.
On this day in LGBT history (from QUIST and/or Lavender Effect: 1982: Victor Victoria opens nationwide to generally rave reviews. Blake Edward’s farce, based on a 1933 German film, Viktor und Viktoria features Robert Preston as perhaps the most relaxed and affable homosexual ever scripted into a major Hollywood motion picture. The movie becomes a box office hit and accomplishes what many years of gay liberation have not – an impression on the general public’s consciousness of homosexual as compassionate and likable people; 1987 – The FDA approves AZT for the treatment of HIV /AIDS; 2004 – In Quebec, the Court of Appeal upholds a superior court ruling that same-sex marriages are legal under Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Canadian provinces of Ontario and British Columbia already permitted same-sex marriage; 2012 – The US Supreme Court declines to hear John Lotter’s case. In 1993, he killed Brandon Teena and was sentenced to the death penalty.
It’s good to be 67…even for just a few more hours! As my friend barb said today, I’m the oldest 67-year old she knows!
What happened with you today?
Is it time to write your story? Writing seminars for LGBT people.