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Podcast Drama

Posted by Ronn Comments (1)
Hey everyone! Guess what! I finished my very first podcast with season 1 now completed! Once I'm given the ok I will let you guys know the name and release date. However, it did not come without some drama. First, let me start off by saying what an ...

The Hairy Vegetarian in Red Bank, Part One

The Hairy Vegetarian is back to eating in restaurants. I wouldn’t want anyone to think I hadn’t been eating. During the lockdown, stuck at home all the time, I confess to have explored lots of homemade pasta, bread, and even bagels. But ...

Podcast Co-Host Update

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Hello All! Here's the latest on the LGBTQ Podcast update. So far we now have done about 7 episodes. I'm learning a lot about podcasting but these days that's where everything is heading. I'm really excited and as soon as I get the release date you ...

Sad and belated news...

We found out, very much after the fact, that Randy Kowalik, known to us as both bloggers Cousin Butchie and Uncle RJ, passed away November 6, 2020. He was our most active blogger by far as well as one of the founding members of PFLAG North Jersey. ...

3 AM wakeups

Sleep patterns change drastically after passing the age 60 threshold. I find myself awake after about 3-4 hours sleep, usually around 3AM. Then I'm up for an hour or two before I can finish my nights journey through the land of Morpheus. 3AM. Up ...

I Got The TV Hosting Gig

Posted by Ronn Comments (1)
Hey all, Guess what? I got the TV Hosting Gig! I will give you more details soon but it's a podcast and it deals with LGBTQ Business in NJ. I will be a Co-Host. We already have 3 shows completed and are being edited as we speak. I'm very excited ...

It's All One Song

On a live Neil Young album Year of the Horse, an audience member shouts "they all sound the same", to which Neil responds "it's all one song." I thought, whata simple, clear truth that that points to. Sometimes all we need is a pointer, a signpost, ...

Finding the Path

After 40 years of being married to a woman, I have a history that is an important part of who I was and who I am now. I'm at point in my evolution where this history doesn't hurt me any longer. I've accepted that past and all the emotion that is ...

This is Just the Beginning

I've always been a discreet person, someone who took time to consider my responses to others, not to reveal too much all at once and not to be too quick to judge others. The decision to write this blog is a departure for me. One that is necessary ...

Name Change

Posted by Ronn Comments (0)
Hello everyone, As you know the title of my blog is "My Coming Out Journey" and I appreciate all those who are coming along with me on this journey. So, with that said I am using my real name. I do know each of us has our own journey to take and ...

Happy 2021

Posted by Ross Comments (0)
Ok everyone, I'm on the move so I have to make this quick. I am still on my coming out journey and yesterday was my birthday! Where does the time go? Anyway, while I'm happy to have returned to NJ, I really can't believe how there is not more media ...