Oh June…

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I’m sorry, dear reader, that I’ve neglected my promises to post every Monday. I hope you haven’t forgotten about me. I haven’t forgotten about you.

With the warmer weather has come softer edges. I still struggle with my dysthymia. But good omens seem to come on the breeze.

First there was a litter of 5 kittens born to Ms. Jean Paul Satre:

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This is the only one with a name and a definitive home thus far. Welcome Hugh Humpster Hefner!

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(Gratuitous kitten videos can be found here – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVYofFuJkeA and here –http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LVCohgZ_7A)

And it ‘s also Pride month. Celebrations of love abound. And being a Libra and a romantic at heart, I’m not one to miss out on celebrations or love, even if I’m celebrating someone else’s.

This is my faux girlfriend and I at the Pittsburgh Pride. She’s too adorable not to share my umbrella on a rainy day.

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There was also a porcupine (though I can neither confirm nor deny that it is in fact homosexual)…

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Pittsburgh also hosted it’s 8th annual Dyke and Trans March. I was fortunate to be invited to march with my friends right down Liberty Ave (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nElnAR5habM) , and break bread in Friendship Park with some wonderfully accepting humans.

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And by the way, the day of this march it was hot as…

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There were events and gatherings of a joyous nature…

A yard sale –

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I went to see Jay and Silent Bob’s Groovy Cartoon Movie at little one screen theater in Oakmont PA, called The Oaks. I was once again with Tina, my lovely faux date.

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(My favorite part of this photo is the quizzical photobomb of the gentleman behind us.)

Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes did their podcast. My photos aren’t great, but here’s a YouTube clip from the event…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C20s2TAbr3E

I took myself out on a date, one Friday night. We went out shopping, ate sushi, and then to a movie; and it was all okay.

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My friend had a going away potluck. I was so busy laughing and having a good time, I only managed one photo. However did that happen? Oh yeah, beer. Because no good story starts with eating a salad…

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And in case you were wondering, what color is she currently wearing? Well it just so happens to be Significant Other Color by OPI. One of the little things I picked up on my “date”.

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I really like the shimmery silver/gold lilac color. It is pretty sheer. I used 3 coats.

What might we have in store?

  • Making more inventory for the Art Car Show in September.
  • Making 20 postcards by the end of July, at the request of a friend.
  • Finishing those rewards. I swear I haven’t forgotten! It’s like a specter in the back of my mind. A man (and a woman) is only as good as his/her word, and I should keep put out or get out.. or something. If you haven’t gotten yours, you will.

There are a myriad of projects and bits and baubles. I am at no loss for unfinished things or grand schemes. But the reality of time is adding all of this on the “must do” list will only upset me and make me feel bad about my ability to be Wonder Woman. So I focus on the tangible goals and continue to try my best everyday. The days when I can taste success and the days when I’ve defeated myself before I’ve opened my eyes.

I hope I still have your loyalty and love. And just in case, I’ll share an intimate moment to regain your trust. This evening my roommate and I were laughing to tears at the image of receiving Ryan Reynolds as a Christmas present.. Like this kid.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGmCaAEDxDU

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