Just love, okay?

I was Facetiming with one of my friends the other day who was struggling to make a decision about the relationship she’s in and whether or not she is ready to take the next step. I told her, "just do it! Take the next step. Love with your whole heart until maybe one day you…

Running…Slowly

I’ve never been much of a runner. However, I’ve always had this insane jealousy of those that can run long distances. And by long distances I mean anything longer than five minutes. I always saw my friend Alex who would go on trips all over the world posting Instagram stories of her morning runs in…

Dear Uncle Herb, what’s the meaning of life?

"Today, Dennis and Chelsea went for a beach walk and Chelsea came up with a game. She said, "let's figure out the meaning of life. Each thing we pick up will be a clue and with them all together we'll have our answer."

Just Own Up to It

We all do stupid things sometimes. When I was in high school I, of course, wanted to be liked by everyone which I have since learned is virtually impossible. But one of the most common currencies in high school is gossip and if you have gossip on someone and you share it, it tends to make you more popular. I was not immune to this.

Dad! She says you’re gay!!!

For someone who has two gay dads I didn’t even know what “gay” meant until I was seven. Cause guess what? To me, they were just my dads. It wasn’t until one day when we were in Hawaii (my Dad and I on vacation, my Daddy working hard on a business trip) and I started…

A Cure for the Mondays…on a Tuesday

This morning I was having a serious case of the Mondays even thought it’s a Tuesday... The idea of moving sounded hard—let alone negotiating real estate transactions. But then I remembered something… I come from a family of car dancers. A good song comes on while we’re on our way somewhere and we just can’t…

My Presence Begs a lot of Questions

I’ve done a lot of explaining my whole life. My family and the way we looked never quite made immediate sense to people. Our mere presence in a room had to be explained because we were confusing to the world. It’s not like there was Modern Family or Glee on TV in 1993. Every time…

Dear Uncle Herb, where did I come from?

For most kids the question of, "where did I come from" has a much simpler answer than it did for me. So, of course, when I was about four and a half and I asked my Dad, where I came from he had to think on his feet for the easiest way to explain things.…

Dream, Write, Let go…

I believe that I can manifest anything in the world by putting it out into the universe and then working hard on the things I know I can change and then just letting go. Sometimes I forget that when I was 15 one of my parent’s more “spiritually inclined” friends gave me a candle and a…