Here’s a photo of the counter at Ten Ren Tea in College Park, MD. I go there to get bubble tea, and I like this photo I took because it’s so busy. Look at all the messages being directed at you in the photo:
Ten Ren Tea counter
There’s a lot going on in the photo.

And here’s a cute photo by M.V. Janzen of a het couple getting their wedding picture taken at the DuPont Circle fountain while the DC gay Pride Parade was going on:
Freedom to Marry
I’d like to see how their photos turned out.

Kid Vogues in ’91: the kid’s parents should not have been surprised when he came out:

Jack In A Box – the story of (yet another) neurotic Bear in NYC:

I can sort of relate.

It’s rumored that “Half-Share” is to be a series, but I don’t know on what channel. I think it would make a nice movie but a series would get tiresome fast:

The crew I stayed with when I was on Fire Island wasn’t so intense, but there were more militantly gay houseshares that are certainly like that.

Ana Matronic as Red Fraggle?So they’re making a Fraggle Rock Movie and BabyDaddy and Jake Shears from Scissor Sisters are doing the music! This is too much good news in one article and I can barely contain myself from exploding with Muppet nerdiness. The Sisters have performed with Muppet-like creatures before.

This coming weekend I’m going backpacking with a bunch of friends to the Dolly Sods Wilderness in the Monongahela National Forest. I would provide an official link but the U.S. Forest Service website has such ridiculously long URLs for some really lame reason that I refuse to link to it out of good website design principle.

While I had not planned it that way, the trip will be on the weekend of Father’s Day, a holiday that originated in the same region I will be hiking.

Anyway, while I was looking at maps I came across this interesting Google satellite map of Seven Bends State Park in Woodstock, VA. Zoom out a bit and look at how the rivers squiggle, with Detrick on a ridge in between. I want to road trip there some day soon.


  1. brettcajun says:

    Be sure to take pics of your backpacking trip (including pics of you) so we can verify that you ain’t just making this crap up!

  2. Jim says:

    I love the partial TV caption in the top photo: “And I like that the dress is slightly longer and you’re not”

    Mmmmmm BabyDaddy. I’m sorry, what were you saying?

  3. Partick says:

    Wow! That picture of the tea shop… it screams AGRESSION! Whew… I would need a chamomile immersion after facing that wall of messages.

  4. Jim says:

    Jimbo, I created this just for you: