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Robert Starkey commented on Robert Starkey's blog post Father's Day 2017 (Letter From My Dad)
"My father was a Millwright at General Motors. A factory worker. "
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"Yes, I understand completely, and that was a great way to introduce us to him"
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"What a remarkable man. Seems to me, from your periodic posts here, that you absorbed his wisdom well."
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JMac1949 Today commented on Robert Starkey's blog post Father's Day 2017 (Letter From My Dad)
"..."don't feel like you have to take on the whole world..."  Great advice from a father to his son.  I wish I'd listened to my Dad more often.  It might have saved me several decades of angst and…"
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"Good piece.  What did your father do?   "
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"You are a lucky man and so was he.  R&L"
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"Better to have loved and lost, as the saying goes"
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"Some time helps, because you get over the sheer shock and because you learn you can actually live without the being in question. Not necessarily happily, but live. But "getting over" is nonsensical.  "It is better to have loved…"
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"Read and liked. 'nuff said."
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Robert Starkey commented on Robert Starkey's blog post On The Thirty-Seventh Anniversary of Rob and Bob
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I am a world traveler, writer, blogger, veteran Gay civil rights advocate, political activist, founder of Smokefree Revolution, AKA The Truth Fairy.

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Father's Day 2017 (Letter From My Dad)

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 8:45pm 5 Comments

On this Father's Day I want to let my father speak for himself. I'm sure you'll all understand why I think so much of my father after you read this letter to me, written 43 years ago when I came out. …

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Long Live Rob and Bob

Posted on June 1, 2017 at 1:30am 2 Comments

Exactly twenty-two years ago today I mourned the death of Rob and Bob. It has taken twenty-two years for me to finally realize that we were indeed invincible. We created a bond that cannot be broken, even in death.…

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On The Thirty-Seventh Anniversary of Rob and Bob

Posted on April 18, 2017 at 6:19am 5 Comments

There are those who believe time is neither an event nor a thing, but an intellectual construct. Others believe it is a structure in which events actually occur in sequence. If asked to choose between the philosophical or the…

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Zoe's Table

Posted on April 15, 2017 at 8:00pm 6 Comments

My first recollection that Sonoma Valley Regional Park even existed, was from passing the sign at the edge of Highway 12, on my way from George Ranch to Santa Rosa in the summers of 2003 to 2006. There was no way I could have imagined then, that this place I barely acknowledged…

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At 7:16pm on November 23, 2012, Mary Ann Sorrentino said…

Hi SF man,

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