Archive for June, 2016

A Letter

Posted: 29th June 2016 by Robyn Jane in Uncategorized

(Today I received a copy of the eulogy delivered at the interment of my father’s ashes in the cemetery of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Albrightsville, PA. My stepmother was find enough to send them to me. This was my reply.) 29 June 2016Rochester, NY Dear Joyce, I received your letter with the copy of the […]

Another Sleepless Night

Posted: 26th June 2016 by Robyn Jane in depression, gender identity, homophobia

Well, to be honest, it wasn’t a sleepless night. It was a sleepless morning. No matter how I try, I can’t seem to sleep beyond 6 a.m. And that includes even if I go to bed at 3 a.m. And THAT, dear friends, is what it’s like. Invisible. Insidious. I’ve moved beyond the suicide stage; […]

Rest in Power

Posted: 22nd June 2016 by Robyn Jane in death, homophobia, LGBT, LGBTQ rights

Never forget their names: Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34 years oldStanley Almodovar III, 23 years oldLuis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20 years oldJuan Ramon Guerrero, 22 years oldEric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36 years oldPeter O. Gonzalez-Cruz, 22 years oldLuis S. Vielma, 22 years oldKimberly Morris, 37 years oldEddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30 years oldDarryl Roman Burt II, 29 years oldDeonka […]

On Orlando, And Other Atrocities

Posted: 15th June 2016 by Robyn Jane in homophobia, LGBT, sexual equality

Today’s post is something friend Sarah posted on Facebook. It speaks for itself. “My mother texted me this morning. After asking how our trip was, she said the following: “And please please please be careful when you are out anywhere that you and friends have gathered! I was shocked and sickened by what went on […]

The Perils of WordPress Page Design

Posted: 13th June 2016 by Robyn Jane in page design

I used to design web sites. I’ve even taught classes is web page creation. HTML, CSS, the whole nine yards. So modifying the design of a WordPress blog template should be a piece of cake, right? Wrong! I can download the CSS source code for my site, modify it to my heart’s delight, and upload […]