First Month With Pure Haven

I entered my friend’s house, had some refreshments, sat on the couch, and not realize that my life was going to take a huge turn. I was looking at pamphlets, making a purchase to support a friend’s small business, and gush to her over a guy who ended up shattering my heart to pieces. When I wanted to […]

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One Day In The Classroom

  “Have one student learn something today” was the thought that continued to run through my head as I headed to Chestnut North Middle School. With a lesson plan in my see-through messenger bag, I was ready to make a difference. To present the students with the importance of planning for your future. To teach […]

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Beware the Compare

“I’m stronger than him.”    “I’m prettier than her.”                                                                                             […]

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I’m Gay, But…

I’m gay, but that doesn’t make me any less of a man. Being gay doesn’t make me “one of the girls”. It doesn’t mean I hate sports and am obsessed with Lady Gaga. I’m gay, but that isn’t equivilate to weakness. Being gay doesn’t consist of avoiding free weights and standing in the corner, drooling […]

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