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Arthur James commented on Dorien Grey's blog post Scatter Ye Breadcrumbs...
"` SQUARE BACK SO? GET OFF LINE ASAP & REPORT TO DC's NICER `SNOOPS? `OKAY 'OHO! OY! `cc' `"
Jun 18, 2016
koshersalaami commented on Dorien Grey's blog post Scatter Ye Breadcrumbs...
"I'm very glad I commented here on his last post. "
Nov 2, 2015
Alysa Salzberg commented on Dorien Grey's blog post Scatter Ye Breadcrumbs...
"I just read Kage Allen's post about your news. I don't know if you will be reading this, Dorien/Roger, but perhaps some of your friends and loved ones will.  I'm just now discovering your blog and I so appreciate the sentiments…"
Nov 2, 2015
Rosigami commented on Dorien Grey's blog post Scatter Ye Breadcrumbs...
"Words...stories...memories...it's one of the reasons I blog as well. I have kept journals at times in my life, usually when things were not going well, but I never kept them when things got better again. I used them as an outlet rather than a…"
Oct 26, 2015
Zanelle commented on Dorien Grey's blog post Scatter Ye Breadcrumbs...
"Photographs yellow and turn brittle.  I lost all my memory blogs on Open but it was actually fine to see them go.  I write here because I have to.  I don't expect anything to last for posterity.  I do like to make art that…"
Oct 26, 2015
Dorien Grey commented on Dorien Grey's blog post Scatter Ye Breadcrumbs...
"Well said, Kosher!"
Oct 26, 2015
koshersalaami commented on Dorien Grey's blog post Scatter Ye Breadcrumbs...
"It's one reason I blog. Certainly it's the big reason I write a lot of the personal stuff. It became important to me when I went through a couple of deaths in my family in somewhat rapid succession to recount some of my memories to…"
Oct 26, 2015
Safe Bet's Amy commented on Dorien Grey's blog post Scatter Ye Breadcrumbs...
"I only use breadcrumbs to top tuna casserole.    If I can't remember it clearly I consider that a blessing for the most part."
Oct 26, 2015
Dorien Grey commented on Dorien Grey's blog post On Growing Up Gay
"Your kids are lucky to have such loving parents, Rosigami!"
Oct 22, 2015
Rosigami commented on Dorien Grey's blog post On Growing Up Gay
"All of my three children would be considered outside the parameters of the "straight" designation, and they are all different differently. Though their father and have not been together for a dozen years, we have both always been…"
Oct 22, 2015
Safe Bet's Amy commented on Dorien Grey's blog post On Growing Up Gay
"Okay.  Lucky to be you and have a supporting family.  I hope you realize what a HUUUUGE exception to the rule that makes you.   The vast majority of "homos", "dykes" and "faggots" didn't/don't…"
Oct 22, 2015
Dorien Grey commented on Dorien Grey's blog post On Growing Up Gay
"Let me amend that, Peter....I always heard derogatory things said against gay (there were almost no defenders of homosexuality)...they just were seldom directed at me specifically; I was never physically assaulted or abused and, being a…"
Oct 22, 2015
alsoknownas commented on Dorien Grey's blog post On Growing Up Gay
"I knew by the time you got to the point in this story, that in-law Pete wasn't going to get away with trash talking about you in front of your dad. As the saying goes, he had your back."
Oct 22, 2015
Dorien Grey commented on Dorien Grey's blog post On Growing Up Gay
"Too sadly true, Kosher..."
Oct 22, 2015
koshersalaami commented on Dorien Grey's blog post On Growing Up Gay
"You have (or had) real parents. I grew up n a supportive environment like that. I'm straight, but I would have had the freedom to be ga. Most don't get that lucky."
Oct 22, 2015
Dorien Grey commented on Dorien Grey's blog post Damned if you do, damned if....
"Thanks, Zanelle...I think I'll get one for every day of the week!"
Oct 20, 2015

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Dorien Grey is the author of the popular Dick Hardesty Mystery series and the Elliott Smith paranormal mysteries, as well as several other stand-alone books of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.
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http://www.doriengrey.com

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Scatter Ye Breadcrumbs...

Posted on October 26, 2015 at 6:05am 9 Comments

For some, life is a vast green pasture, for some a forest, and for some a jungle. But regardless of the terrain through which we pass, many feel the need to leave a trail to mark their passage, either so they can trace the path back to where they began or so that others may know the path…

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On Growing Up Gay

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 5:58am 8 Comments

As you may have noticed, many of my blogs deal with various aspects of my being gay, and the reason is simple: I talk so much about being gay because for the first nearly 2/3 of my life I was, out of very real concern for the possible subsequences, unable to do so.…

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Damned if you do, damned if....

Posted on October 19, 2015 at 4:56am 3 Comments

That we humans are able to exist at all in so infinitely-complex and frustrating a world is a testament to our resilience and flexibility. We are bombarded every moment of every day with contradictions and challenges and decisions, and somehow we manage to wend our way through the…

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When I was Who I was

Posted on October 15, 2015 at 6:06am 22 Comments

When I was who I was, I was not satisfied. I took everything I had for granted and wanted more. Now that I am who I am, and no longer have what I had then, I look back in longing for it, and in self-recrimination for not appreciating what I had until I no longer had it. This seems to be an…

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