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Never Done Outing Myself

I’ve been OUT, for over 15 years.  I’ve never been an in-your-face lesbian.  In fact I hardly ever use the word, lesbian.

My original outing was difficult, but not traumatic.  My father took a while to come around, but never stopped talking to me or ever treated my partner poorly.  I once had to set him straight on his thoughts about Mercy, he unjustly thought that Mercy was using me.  This was one argument, but I ended it by storming out of his house and driving away, only to come back 15 minutes later and tore him a new one and then calmly telling him why he was wrong and full of shit.  My dad seemed to come around almost immediately after this fight.  My sister and I stopped talking for about 10 years due to a misunderstanding that surrounded her new ultra conservative church at the time.  We now are great.  About 5 years ago we started talking and we got back to being best friends. Continue reading

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Followers

Wow, I can’t believe I actually have followers.  I imagined people would end up reading some of my stuff, but not really sticking around for more.

So, thank you for reading and wanting to see more.

I do want to have a disclaimer.  This is my first blog.  The closest that I have gotten to blogging is chronicling Mercy’s life in the hospital and nursing home this year.  And that was just to friends on Facebook.  Please don’t get after me too bad about my grammar and punctuation…I’m a math teacher, not an english teacher.  I do promise to try to get better as I go and am open to suggestions and constructive criticism. Continue reading

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