i bet you didn’t know that…

I was once obsessed with the musical Cats. I was almost named Melissa. Or David, had I been a boy. I went to Disney World with my family when I was fourteen years old. During Gay Week. I am a former member of the Joey Lawrence fan club.

on atheism and my hero.

Yesterday, I caught this wonderful interview with Richard Dawkins during Fresh Air on NPR. I actually sat in my driveway for five minutes in order to hear the piece in its entirety, because he is such an amazing person to listen to. He spoke on his book The God Delusion, on passion for scientific evidence, and on the…

potentially sad moments of the future.

Since Kya was very small, I have sang a little bit of a song – you might know it – to her, replacing part of the chorus with her name. It’s the Culture Club song “Karma Chameleon, and I sing it like this: Kya Kya Kya Kya Kya Chameleon You come and go You come and go-o-o-o… She…