It’s A Gay Pride Time of Year

gay pride symbol

Today I am seeing a lot of pictures from my gay friends on social media of various gay pride events they are attending. Gay pride events happen throughout the year but June is kind of the launch of the yearly gay pride season (please correct me if I am wrong.) Anyway, seeing all those pictures reminded me of an article I wrote on my old blog that I want to share with you again today. I hope you find it worth the read. It’s been slightly edited from its original version.

It’s A Gay Pride Time of Year

It’s that time of year again, drag queens strolling down main street, the activists groups chanting their slogans, and gogo dancers causing parade float designers nightmares (they just won’t stand still!) Then there is the other 90% of parade people like your neighbor Sarah, or cousin Bill and his partner walking along hand in hand. They commit to completing a long parade route to show solidarity with the LGBT community and/or cause represented within that sphere of influence. Common + Unity = Community. Everyone belongs to one (a community), or several (communities), because we are wired to want to be known by others and to know others.

Engaging The Maximum Intended Benefit


I thought I was doing great on the treadmill, until I realized I wasn’t doing it right.

Treadmills aren’t exactly “difficult.” Simply punch a few buttons and onward you go at whatever speed you want.

However, to maximize the treadmill experience, I have used the “Random” program at level 13 (just went up to level 15.) Now, at this level, that little treadmill turns into a transformer! It has a mind of its own; adding/subtracting your incline throughout the entire time allotment. At some points I pretend I am climbing Pike’s Peak. I have a lot of friends around Pike’s Peak.