Mack began his personal association with jazz in his youth. He played in his high-school jazz band in Kilgore, Texas in the northeastern part of the stateand continued when he attended Kilgore Junior College.
And every year as I repost it, I realize that the more things change the more they stay the same. Now, not to brag, but I've been told that I am an extremely polite person.
I was selected for jury duty when we lived in Miami and when it was my turn to be questioned, I stood up in the very narrow aisle and put my hands behind my back. The judge stopped and smiled. A few years before that, while living in California, I was in a grocery store buying a birthday cake for a co-worker.
I asked if I may please order a cake. May I please have a name iced onto it? I pleased and thank you'd my way through the entire process and finally the girl left to finish my order.
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, probably because there are no gifts involved, except for the gift of time; time spent with loved ones and friends; the gift of thanks. I have so much to be thankful for this year.
Yes, the usual family and friends and health and happiness, blah blah blah, everyone says that.
And it feels like the pendulum may be swinging back towards understanding and acceptance, and the hope that we had for a few years. I am thankful for that. I am still thankful for that. That bell cannot be unrung, no matter who says what.
I am thankful for the years I had with my sister—I miss her every single day—because of the things she taught me and continues to teach me.
I wish every gay person could have a Dad like mine, who sees that change is good, and sees that not everyone is alike—even in your own family—but who loves you just the same.
I am thankful to my Mom, especially today.
I am thankful that I can keep that tradition alive and can see my Mom in myself as Carlos and I cook dinner for friends. I am thankful for cold mornings and blue skies … colored leaves falling.
I am thankful for small dogs and cats because, well, I'm bigger than them and I will always beat them I am thankful for Carlos. I am thankful for the smirk he gives me; I am thankful for the look of horror on his face when I bust out a showtune; I am just plain thankful.
I am thankful for music and pets and soft blankets and breathing and speaking, and having a voice to use, and use often. I realize we are still facing a tough time in this country, where fear is being used to urge hate towards refugees fleeing their homeland … fear of our transgender brothers and sisters … fear of immigrants … in a land filled with, and built by, immigrants.Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years.
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