More on Stonewall Youth at Washington Middle School, including my letter to the editor.

Stonewall Youth’s speaker’s panel spoke about bullying at Washington Middle School in Olympia on Wednesday, June 6, 2007. Alec and I attended a school board meeting on Monday, July 11, 2007, along with youth from Stonewall, members of PFLAG and other folks in the community. This letter to the editor was published as a Letters …

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The Night the Lights Went Out

Thirty years ago yesterday the lights went out in New York City. Alec and I were living in the storefront of Everything for Everybody (EFE) on 13th Street in the West Village in the meat packing warehouse district near the s&m bars down by the Hudson River. Noel was a year old and I was …

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Steve Schalchlin ~ Lennon Piano Video Diary Part #1

On Saturday, May 26, 2007 Steve Schalchlin wrote in his blog Although I posted a music video of the Lennon Piano visit to the Clayton’s home in Olympia previously, I hadn’t, until now, edited the actual video diary footage. Finally, today, after giving myself a little distance from it, began putting it together. Here is …

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What can I say about yesterday?

Yesterday was a dream I will never wake from, and yet so real. I am grounded in love and community. John Lennon’s piano was on my lawn and in my dining room. You should have seen sweet wonderful Steve Schalchlin‘s hands dance on that piano, and heard him sing “Imagine”, “Will It Always Be Like …

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