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01. Introduction

01-Introduction

03/07/2015 20:49:00

03- Dads Family

03-Family- Paternal Side

07/12/2015 23:12:08

03- Photos of my Father and his family

03-Family- Paternal Side

07/13/2015 18:50:09

04- My Mother's Family

04- Family-Maternal Side

04/21/2015 16:28:03

04- Photos of my Mom

04- Family-Maternal Side

04/22/2015 17:30:14

04- Video of my Mom

04- Family-Maternal Side

04/22/2015 17:00:12

04- Walling Family Reunions

04- Family-Maternal Side

04/21/2015 17:02:32

04-Audio Files of My Mom

04- Family-Maternal Side

04/24/2015 17:08:47

04. Billie

04- Family-Maternal Side

04/03/2015 17:17:43

04. Ole

04- Family-Maternal Side

04/03/2015 17:11:07

04.1. Forbidden Dreams of Love

04- Family-Maternal Side

06/04/2015 19:54:45

04.2. Flames of Forbidden Love

04- Family-Maternal Side

06/04/2015 21:19:34

04.3 Mom Writing Her Life Story

04- Family-Maternal Side

06/13/2015 19:28:55

05- Jim Tarbert

05-Siblings

04/22/2015 17:52:21

05. Roger

05-Siblings

04/03/2015 17:51:00

1950's Grandview to Toppenish

Childhood

03/13/2015 08:47:35

1957-1958 1st Grade

Childhood

03/13/2015 08:49:35

1958-1959- Third Grade

Childhood

05/18/2015 19:24:15

1959- Palouse

Childhood

03/13/2015 08:53:01

1961- 4th Grade- Last time I wore a dress

Childhood

05/18/2015 19:27:30

1962- Abilene

Childhood

03/13/2015 08:56:01

1963- Escondido- Early 60's

Teens

03/10/2015 18:37:44

1964- Darlene Marries Chuck

Teens

03/12/2015 05:46:09

1964- My Beatle Haircut

Teens

03/12/2015 05:44:15

1964-The Luv Please

Teens

04/22/2015 17:54:56

1965 or 1966- Steve Castle

Teens

10/28/2015 17:35:07

1965- In Foster Care

Teens

04/21/2015 17:28:07

1966 Living with Darlene & Chuck in Seattle

Teens

03/12/2015 05:47:23

1967- Juvenile Hall

Teens

03/15/2015 02:35:12

1967-Sweet 16, "Summer of Love," & Haight-Ashbury

Teens

03/12/15 05:49 AM

1968 Seattle with Mary Jo

Teens

03/13/2015 08:22:28

1968- Poem- Hotel Room for $19.95

Teens

05/15/2015 05:49:48

1969 "Sitten in the Shade" teen poem

Teens

03/16/2015 22:43:16

1969- College Ave, Newport Pop & Psychedelic Experience

Teens

03/13/2015 08:27:58

1969- Leslie & Market Street, San Francisco

Teens

03/15/2015 18:35:26

1969- Mole (poem)

Teens

03/18/2015 02:48:16

1969- Pot bust- Getting Arrested

Teens

03/13/2015 05:58:41

1969- Rape

Teens

03/15/2015 18:23:18

1969- Teen Angst Poems

Teens

05/15/2015 18:44:30

1969-College Ave-Stream of Consciousness

Teens

03/16/2015 18:43:07

1970's Gay Disco Seventies

Twenties

05/17/2015 20:48:23

1970's- Promiscuity- Bathhouses & Sex Clubs of the 70's in SF

Twenties

05/04/2015 01:02:14

1970- 1980? Mom & George in Hunters

Twenties

10/31/2015 15:29:32

1970-1971 1. Back to Market-Then 24th with Jim

Twenties

03/16/2015 22:53:29

1970-1971 2. 14th Street with Jim

Teens

05/17/2015 20:39:34

1970-1971 Cockettes and The Angels of Light

Teens

05/17/2015 20:10:13

1971- 42 Shotwell Street- Kenny drinks Drano

Twenties

03/16/2015 22:56:33

1971-661 Castro Street- Space Lady

Twenties

03/16/2015 22:47:54

1972-1. Living With Straight Men on 18th

Twenties

03/17/2015 02:39:26

1972-2. Back to WA-Then Upland, CA

Twenties

03/17/2015 02:43:42

1973 "You have to be hurt to understand!"

Twenties

03/17/2015 02:47:15

1973- Clandestine N*gger

Twenties

03/18/2015 02:27:45

1973- Valley Vocational, Pacific State, Doctors Hosp

Twenties

03/18/2015 02:29:47

1974-1. Rainbow Cattle Company

Twenties

03/18/2015 02:31:53

1974-2. 1441 Larkin Street With David

Twenties

03/18/2015 02:37:21

1975 or 1976- Letter from Mom in Hunters

Twenties

11/21/2015 18:02:10

1975- Ennui

Twenties

03/18/2015 02:57:20

1975- First Trip to Europe

Twenties

03/18/2015 02:39:37

1975- May on Sanchez 40 Days Before Europe

Twenties

11/25/2015 18:22:00

1975- Sanchez to Guerrero

Twenties

03/18/2015 02:44:01

1976- I Praise Thee (poem to Stanley)

Twenties

03/18/2015 03:03:13

1976- My Second Lover, Stanley Dunne

Twenties

03/18/2015 03:01:19

1976- Paul McCartney and Wings

Twenties

05/16/2015 18:38:27

1976-1330 Bush Street #9J

Twenties

03/18/2015 02:54:39

1977- 1667 Haight Street

Twenties

03/18/2015 03:25:11

1977- Trip to San Diego with Mary Jo

Twenties

10/31/2015 15:56:39

1977-1980- Tumultuous Relationship with John Perry

Twenties

05/09/2015 18:36:43

1978- 525 Haight Street

Twenties

03/18/2015 03:29:36

1979- September- Dad is Murdered

Twenties

07/07/2015 19:14:42

1980's- AIDS- Death and Dying

Thirties

03/28/2015 19:17:20

1980- Winter- First Trip to New York

Twenties

11/24/2015 18:49:42

1980- Word, Sound and Power

Thirties

05/25/2015 10:00:56

1981- Milton- Falling in Love

Thirties

03/18/2015 03:32:03

1982-1993 465 Waller Street

Thirties

03/18/2015 03:36:34

1982-1994 Computers to MacNursing

Thirties

03/24/2015 20:22:27

1984- 33rd Birthday

Thirties

06/13/2015 01:25:19

1985- Graduation from Nursing School

Thirties

05/22/2015 20:06:30

1985- Trip to Hawaii (Oahu)

Thirties

10/23/2015 19:28:53

1988- MIdnight Caller

Thirties

05/31/2015 20:48:30

1989- Earthquake!

Thirties

05/09/2015 21:02:01

1991- Aug 10th- Mom Passes Away

Forties

07/07/2015 18:15:59

1991- Black Males in Oils

Forties

04/13/2015 01:16:28

1991- Crack of My Life

Forties

05/27/2015 20:13:17

1993- Move to Vallejo & Our First Home

Forties

03/29/2015 18:14:06

1995-1. Road Trip to Washington

Forties

05/31/2015 19:07:14

1995-2. Surprise Trip to Vegas

Forties

05/28/2015 04:58:57

1995-3. Grandmother Rogers & Aunts Visit Darlene's

Forties

05/16/2015 19:27:02

1995-4. Amber

Forties

05/28/2015 05:07:43

1998- Camping at Russian River

Forties

05/27/2015 20:47:07

1999- From Letter to George

Forties

05/27/2015 21:14:15

2000 -Thoughts about Progressive Christians

Forties

09/15/2015 17:30:22

2000- Resignation from John George

Forties

05/28/2015 19:10:26

2001- April- Trip to Cancun

Fifties

05/14/2015 22:31:58

2001- Peace and Justice

Fifties

04/15/2015 21:48:51

2001- September 11th

Fifties

05/26/2015 19:11:49

2002- April-Puerto Vallarta & Blue Bay Getaway

Fifties

05/14/2015 22:29:42

2002- Nov 12th- My Stepfather, George McHenry Passes Away

Fifties

07/07/2015 23:24:25

2003- Trip to D.C. and N.Y.

Fifties

05/27/2015 07:26:56

2004- Feb- Road Trip to Baha Mexico

Fifties

05/14/2015 22:24:52

2004- Walling Family Reunion in Spokane

Fifties

07/23/2015 19:00:34

2005- Christmas Poem

Fifties

05/15/2015 05:46:54

2005- Darlene Visit for Pride Celebration

Fifties

06/06/2015 19:09:26

2005- Trip to Orlando

Fifties

09/12/2015 19:33:41

2005-1. Europe- London

Fifties

03/31/2015 17:50:44

2005-2. Europe- Paris

Fifties

03/31/2015 18:53:44

2005-3. Europe- Venice

Fifties

04/01/2015 19:02:48

2005-4. Europe- Florence

Fifties

04/01/2015 19:15:28

2005-5. Europe- Rome

Fifties

04/02/2015 16:25:54

2005-6. Europe- Athens

Fifties

04/02/2015 17:53:14

2005-7. Knee Surgery & Tongue Biopsy

Fifties

07/14/2015 19:46:41

2006 Christmas Poem

Fifties

05/15/2015 05:44:24

2006- February 23- Times Herald

Fifties

05/22/2015 18:39:50

2006- Palm Springs White Party

Fifties

05/27/2015 19:27:45

2006- Trip to Seattle

Fifties

06/06/2015 17:54:23

2006-July 8th Solano Peace and Justice Coalition BBQ

Fifties

05/23/2015 18:50:59

2007- Feb- Carnival Destiny- Our First Cruise

Fifties

05/12/2015 19:11:54

2007- Tre and Casey Visit

Fifties

05/23/2015 19:09:57

2008- Aug 15-18 Spokane Visit

Fifties

07/12/2015 23:02:29

2008- Psycho Song

Fifties

05/15/2015 05:54:34

2009- Carnival Valor Cruise with Family

Fifties

05/14/2015 19:10:30

2009- Honored by Vallejo Gay Network

Fifties

05/18/2015 21:01:14

2009- Women in Oils

Fifties

04/14/2015 17:52:27

2010 Christmas Poem

Fifties

05/15/2015 05:41:05

2010- Feb. R.C. Mariner of the Seas Mexican Riviera Cruise

Fifties

05/14/2015 19:44:21

2010- June 24- Badlands

Fifties

05/16/2015 18:42:40

2010- Trip to Seattle

Fifties

10/27/2015 17:03:45

2010-1. Europe- Amsterdam

Fifties

04/06/2015 21:49:44

2010-2. Europe- Paris

Fifties

04/06/2015 21:53:19

2010-3. Europe- Barcelona & Sitges

Fifties

04/06/2015 21:54:26

2010-4. Europe- Madrid

Fifties

04/06/2015 21:56:10

2011-1. Feb. My Fabulous 60th Birthday Weekend

Sixties

05/16/2015 19:18:42

2011-2. April- L.A., Palm Springs & "The White Party"

Sixties

05/14/2015 19:32:20

2011-3. Poem- Girl From Medical Lake

Fifties

04/11/2015 01:18:42

2011-4. Old Man Dancing

Sixties

06/17/2015 19:35:49

2011-5. May- Misty and Alex Visit

Sixties

05/16/2015 19:15:07

2011-6. August- Darlene and Sean's Visit

Sixties

05/16/2015 18:52:56

2011-7. Alex 16-18 & Pics

Sixties

07/06/2015 18:25:06

2012- March- Carnival Splendor Mexican Riviera with Family

Sixties

05/14/2015 20:15:12

2013- Wedding

Sixties

04/15/2015 18:07:24

2014- Christmas Poem

Sixties

05/18/2015 23:27:08

2014- First Gay Cruise

Sixties

05/30/2015 23:43:00

2014- September Road Trip to San Diego

Sixties

05/31/2015 01:37:56

2015- Seasonal Affective Blues

Sixties

11/19/2015 17:26:03

2015- Second Gay Cruise

Sixties

05/31/2015 00:06:30

2015- War on Christmas poem

Sixties

11/16/2015 20:05:40

2015-"Badlands" and Gay Bar Etiquette

Sixties

09/13/2015 01:22:17

2015-September 8. Political History

Sixties

11/27/2015 18:36:15

2016 Do Not Speak for Gay Males

Sixties

04/24/2016 16:35:54

2016- April- Palm Springs RV Adventure

Sixties

04/25/2016 16:24:09

2016- Trump Dystopia

Sixties

01/19/2016 18:27:59

4/4/2016- Not Going Along to Get Along

Sixties

04/04/2016 18:36:08

9/4/15- Liberals vs Conservatives

Sixties

09/04/2015 19:48:06

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1963- Escondido- Early 60's

Escondido

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I was about 12 or 13 when we moved to Escondido, California from Abilene Texas. I remember we looked at several houses before "the barn house," as we always called it, was selected. It was the nicest home I had ever lived in up to that point and since that point. It was a spacious four bedroom with probably twenty-five to three thousand square feet. It had a laundry room and a separate garage. The living room had beautiful hardwood floors and there was even a small room between the living room and the kitchen which could be closed off which we called "the telephone room" as that was the only thing anyone ever did in there. Of course, it was a very different time from today, when everyone has a phone in their pocket. Back then, most people had one land line in the home that was either black or white. A few years later, the "Princess" phone would be the first to come in other colors. 

We had a lovely brick patio in the back and a small slope covered in ice plant that led into an avocado grove. I had never seen an avocado before then and didn't care for them initially. The front lawn was huge and required regular mowing which Roger often did. We had a wood fireplace. We all just loved that house. I don't remember what they paid for it, but eventually, a couple of years later, Mom and George would sell it for about $30,000. Forty years later, I revisited the house during the real estate boom and am certain that the house was worth over a million dollars by then.

Roger and I enrolled at Orange Glen Elementary and Darlene must have enrolled at Orange Glen High School. I know Roger and I rode a school bus although there were some days that Roger would actually choose to run home instead of riding the bus. He was very athletic at the time and broke one of the track "records" at Orange Glen Elementary. That would haunt me later when the coach and other students would have some unrealistic expectation of my competing with Roger's athleticism. I was much more interested in playing games with the girls like "four square" or "tether ball." I had no interest in basketball or football or track or any of the rest. I also didn't like having to change clothes in a classroom with other boys and then come back to the class all sweaty as there were no showers at the school at that time. 

I was terribly allergic to pollen in Escondido and lived on Dristan which had terrible side effects and was totally ineffective for controlling my symptoms. There were times of the year that I was constantly sneezing and would carry a handkerchief that would be soaked through by the end of the day. It was pretty miserable at times, but still worth the misery to be out of Texas and somewhere that people were a little more civilized. 

Life was almost "normal" for the first time in years when we lived in Escondido. We no longer bought our clothes at Goodwill or Salvation Army. We actually got to buy new clothes. We actually lived there long enough that I was able to establish relationships and have real friends for the first time in my childhood. I think Roger must have felt the same way, although I'm not certain how Darlene felt as she was starting to have more difficulties by this time.

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Roger seemed to be George's favorite. He was athletic and would go with George on mountain climbing trips. George was not interested in most other sports though. Roger was popular at Orange Glen because he was a musician and was on the football team and had a letter-man jacket with a big O.G. on it. It is odd that in spite of his accomplishments in high school sports, I don't remember Mom or George or any of us ever attending any game he played in. Nowadays and even back then, I think most families would try to show support for their kids and accomplishments but as far as I can remember, Roger's athletic accomplishments were essentially ignored. On the positive side, we were given a lot of encouragement and support for playing music. 

 

Escondido- Roger's Go-Cart. Roger at about 15. McHenry Girls. 

 

One of my favorite things to do back then was ride my skateboard. It was tiny by today's standards and we didn't do the kinds of tricks that kids do now. It was called "Sidewalk Surfing" made popular by the Jan and Dean 1964 hit. We loved living in Southern California which seemed like the center of the universe for young people at the time. 

Another favorite activity back then was reading. I read my first real "adult" novel when I was about thirteen. I started reading it while visiting Spokane and staying with Billie and Joe. I remember being in an old trailer they had on their property and coming across a book called "Peyton Place," by Grace Metalious. I think there may have been something on the cover about it having been banned and so that probably got my interest. I started reading this melodramatic soap opera where people actually had sexual desires and secrets. I loved it and when I returned to Escondido, I got the sequel, "Return to Peyton Place" and then Harold Robbin's "The Carpetbaggers" and then other Harold Robbin's books. I was hooked on reading and I continued to enjoy reading for many years after this. To 

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this day, I remember a line from Peyton Place- the rich get richer and the poor get children. How true! 

From the time we had lived on Broadway in Spokane, before my Mom married George, to Abilene and now in Escondido, I enjoyed going roller skating. This was before the modern inline s

kates that kids use now. Back then, the roller skates had four wheels and you went to a "rink" to skate. Sappy organ versions of classic songs would be played that you skated to. In Escondido, I continued to enjoy roller skating and it was there that I would eventually meet Kathy and Karen. They were best friends and flirted with me and Kathy became my girlfriend and we "went steady" and almost "all the way" a few years later.

There was a neighbor boy that was a year or so younger than I that I spent a lot of my time with outside of school. Although he was a year younger than me, it seemed like he was less naive than I was in many ways. He also had an older brother that was more athletic than he was and I think he related to the same situation with Roger and I. When I got a little older and realized I was gay, and I looked back on this relationship in Escondido, I wondered if this boy may have turned out to be gay too. 

While living in Escondido, George's girls, Sandi, Barbi, Carol, Connie and Georgie would visit regularly every other weekend. I got along well with all of them for the most part. Georgie and I were close to the same age. George had bought Mom a sewing machine that had a lot of bells and whistles that seemed to frustrate my Mother but George used it to make all of us back packs to take on camping trips. I would use mine for many years to come after that when I was hitchhiking up and down the West Coast and elsewhere. 

JPEG 0211Me, Sandi and Connie in the snow

 

Years later, Milton and I would take a trip to Southern California and we stopped by Escondido to see the old Barn House. By this time, it had been painted white and what had been the garage must have been converted to more living space and a detached garage had been added. It was now surrounded by homes and the orange groves and avocado groves were gone. 

 

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1982-1993 Waller Street- Click to read story.
1958-1959- 3rd Grade- Click to read story.
1974- First Trip to Europe- Click to read story.
Where I was born- Click for story.
Women in Oils- Click for story
Cockettes & Angels of Light- Click for story
Beatle haircut- Click for story.
5th Grade in Abilene Tx- Click for story
Me in first grade- Click for story.
1973 "You have to be hurt..." Click to read the story.
Darlene Marries Chuck- Click for story.
1964- Luv Please- Click for story.
Me in my 20's in 1970's- Click for story.
2015- 2nd Gay Cruise- Click for story.
Summer of Love- Click to read story.
Earthquake! Click to read story.
The Psychedelic Experience- Click to read story.
Black Men in Oils- Click to read story
1973- Psych Tech Program- Click for story.
My Dad's Family- Click for story.
Photos of Dad & His Family- Click for story.
1974- On Larkin Street- Click for story.
Escondido 1960's- Click for story
Grandview- Click for story
1957-1958 1st Grade- Click to read story.
1970's Promiscuity- Click for story.
2005- Darlene Visits for Gay Pride- Click to read story.
Click to read "Introduction."
Palouse- Click for story
2001 Trip to Cancun- Click to read story.
My Mother- Click for more photos.
Me in 3rd grade- Click for story.
1967- Summer of Love- Click to read story.
Forbidden Dreams of Love- Click for story.
Second Gay Cruise- Click for story.
Amber- Click to read story.
4th Grade- Click for story.
2014- Road trip to San Diego- Click for story.
Gay Disco 70's- Click for story
2015- 2nd Gay Cruise- Click to read story.
2001 Trip to Cancun- Click to read story.
2005 Darlene Visit for Gay Pride- Click for story.

Article

01. Introduction

03- Dads Family

03- Photos of my Father and his family

04- My Mother's Family

04- Photos of my Mom

04- Video of my Mom

04- Walling Family Reunions

04-Audio Files of My Mom

04. Billie

04. Ole

04.1. Forbidden Dreams of Love

04.2. Flames of Forbidden Love

04.3 Mom Writing Her Life Story

05- Jim Tarbert

05. Roger

1950's Grandview to Toppenish

1957-1958 1st Grade

1958-1959- Third Grade

1959- Palouse

1961- 4th Grade- Last time I wore a dress

1962- Abilene

1963- Escondido- Early 60's

1964- Darlene Marries Chuck

1964- My Beatle Haircut

1964-The Luv Please

1965 or 1966- Steve Castle

1965- In Foster Care

1966 Living with Darlene & Chuck in Seattle

1967- Juvenile Hall

1976- I Praise Thee (poem to Stanley)

1976- My Second Lover, Stanley Dunne

1976- Paul McCartney and Wings

1976-1330 Bush Street #9J

1977- 1667 Haight Street

1977- Trip to San Diego with Mary Jo

1977-1980- Tumultuous Relationship with John Perry

1978- 525 Haight Street

1979- September- Dad is Murdered

1980's- AIDS- Death and Dying

1980- Winter- First Trip to New York

1980- Word, Sound and Power

1981- Milton- Falling in Love

1982-1993 465 Waller Street

1982-1994 Computers to MacNursing

1984- 33rd Birthday

1985- Graduation from Nursing School

1985- Trip to Hawaii (Oahu)

1988- MIdnight Caller

1989- Earthquake!

1991- Aug 10th- Mom Passes Away

1991- Black Males in Oils

1991- Crack of My Life

1993- Move to Vallejo & Our First Home

1995-1. Road Trip to Washington

1995-2. Surprise Trip to Vegas

1995-3. Grandmother Rogers & Aunts Visit Darlene's

1995-4. Amber

1998- Camping at Russian River

2000 -Thoughts about Progressive Christians

2000- Resignation from John George

2001- April- Trip to Cancun

2001- Peace and Justice

2001- September 11th

2002- April-Puerto Vallarta & Blue Bay Getaway

2002- Nov 12th- My Stepfather, George McHenry Passes Away

2003- Trip to D.C. and N.Y.

2004- Feb- Road Trip to Baha Mexico

2004- Walling Family Reunion in Spokane

2005- Christmas Poem

2005- Darlene Visit for Pride Celebration

2005- Trip to Orlando

2005-1. Europe- London

2005-2. Europe- Paris

2005-3. Europe- Venice

2005-4. Europe- Florence

2005-5. Europe- Rome

2005-6. Europe- Athens

2005-7. Knee Surgery & Tongue Biopsy

2006 Christmas Poem

2006- February 23- Times Herald

2006- Palm Springs White Party

2006- Trip to Seattle

2006-July 8th Solano Peace and Justice Coalition BBQ

2007- Feb- Carnival Destiny- Our First Cruise

2007- Tre and Casey Visit

2008- Aug 15-18 Spokane Visit

2008- Psycho Song

2009- Honored by Vallejo Gay Network

2009- Women in Oils

2010 Christmas Poem

2010- Feb. R.C. Mariner of the Seas Mexican Riviera Cruise

2010- June 24- Badlands

2010- Trip to Seattle

2010-1. Europe- Amsterdam

2010-2. Europe- Paris

2010-3. Europe- Barcelona & Sitges

2010-4. Europe- Madrid

2011-1. Feb. My Fabulous 60th Birthday Weekend

2011-2. April- L.A., Palm Springs & "The White Party"

2011-3. Poem- Girl From Medical Lake

2011-4. Old Man Dancing

2011-5. May- Misty and Alex Visit

2011-6. August- Darlene and Sean's Visit

2011-7. Alex 16-18 & Pics

2012- March- Carnival Splendor Mexican Riviera with Family

2013- Wedding

2014- Christmas Poem

2014- First Gay Cruise

2014- September Road Trip to San Diego

2015- Seasonal Affective Blues

2015- Second Gay Cruise

2015- War on Christmas poem

2015-"Badlands" and Gay Bar Etiquette

2015-September 8. Political History

2016 Do Not Speak for Gay Males

2016- April- Palm Springs RV Adventure

4/4/2016- Not Going Along to Get Along

9/4/15- Liberals vs Conservatives

2001 Trip to Cancun- Click to read story.
Amber- Click to read story.
1982-1993 Waller Street- Click to read story.
1974- On Larkin Street- Click for story.
The Psychedelic Experience- Click to read story.
1958-1959- 3rd Grade- Click to read story.
2014- Road trip to San Diego- Click for story.
Me in 3rd grade- Click for story.
Women in Oils- Click for story
Second Gay Cruise- Click for story.
2005 Darlene Visit for Gay Pride- Click for story.
Darlene Marries Chuck- Click for story.
Escondido 1960's- Click for story
1973- Psych Tech Program- Click for story.
Photos of Dad & His Family- Click for story.
2015- 2nd Gay Cruise- Click for story.
Beatle haircut- Click for story.
Me in first grade- Click for story.
Where I was born- Click for story.
5th Grade in Abilene Tx- Click for story
2015- 2nd Gay Cruise- Click to read story.
My Mother- Click for more photos.
1964- Luv Please- Click for story.
2005- Darlene Visits for Gay Pride- Click to read story.
Black Men in Oils- Click to read story
1967- Summer of Love- Click to read story.
4th Grade- Click for story.
Me in my 20's in 1970's- Click for story.
1970's Promiscuity- Click for story.
Gay Disco 70's- Click for story
2001 Trip to Cancun- Click to read story.
1974- First Trip to Europe- Click to read story.
My Dad's Family- Click for story.
1973 "You have to be hurt..." Click to read the story.
1957-1958 1st Grade- Click to read story.
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Grandview- Click for story
Palouse- Click for story
Forbidden Dreams of Love- Click for story.
Summer of Love- Click to read story.
Earthquake! Click to read story.
Cockettes & Angels of Light- Click for story