The rain returns to #Houston.
I return to #Houston.
Big party week ahead. Vegan picnic last night, Canada Day celebration (in #Houston) tonight, pool party on the 3rd, cookout on the 4th. I gotta Stay Hydrated.
After all that, I'll take a weekend road trip with C. 💕
I'm going to be an exhausted man. I'm tired just contemplating all of it.
I wish I could order a quick-turnaround shirt for the #Houston pride parade.
It seems like there are only so many non-monogamous, leftist cuties in #Houston, and I probably met them all at some point. Sixteen years in the same city will do that to a person, I suppose.
I hate Sammy Guevara as a character. Even as a #Houston boy.
He's a pretty kind dude, but I drag him like fuck when he's in the ring.
Waiting for a bus to take me to the bus to take me back to #Houston. It was a good weekend. I wish I could stay.
Okay. Stage 1 complete.
Stage 2: Drop fur off with friend.
Turns out I'll have to pick the girl up from swim practice this evening, too, so we can all go to an author signing at a "local" bookstore. (It's about an hour away, because that's how #Houston and its god-forsaken suburbs are.) I really hope I can keep my energy levels up today.
#Houston knows 'bout Connie's—I made myself some Connie's-alike tonight. Fried catfish & fried rice, baby.
Going out was not fun. My throat kept producing just enough mucus to be uncomfortable without being enough to really expectorate. My lungs hurt for a bit. #Houston
selfie, sunglasses contact?
Had to leave the house for the first time in a few days. The air feels bad. #Houston
Well, hot damn. Ran into an out-of-town friend at karaoke, shared some fun stories, might do a podcast with his wife about costuming.
This is #Houston in a nutshell, and this is why I never want to leave. We have community, even after folks move on to other things. We share ideas and opportunities.
I had a passenger tonight who happens to visit a lot of the places I frequent, knows several of the people I know. I invited her to the first part of my birthday celebrations. She actually put it in her Google Calendar.
#Houston is such a tiny town for being the fourth-largest US city (by population.)
#Houston is a vacuum, sucking in people from everywhere. For example, one of my friends (hey, @shadowsenator) knows the daughter of my mom's lifelong friend. Mom and my "Aunt" Judy met in Atlanta; they both consider it their hometown. Aunt Judy's daughter, whom I have vague childhood recollections of, probably lives 30 minutes from me.
I think Beeper and I will volunteer at the #Houston Food Bank again in March. They do great work, and I'm always happy to be part of it.
So, karaoke got CROWDED.
#Houston is having some of its first really warm weather of the year, and it didn't rain tonight. People were out downtown, and they stopped by.
I was all but propositioned by an inebriated women. Sweet and affirming, and nah.
The songs were good. The reactions to the songs were good. The night was good.
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