The Thoughtful Gay Man Chicago: Coming This Fall

First off — I hope everyone had a relaxing and fun-filled summer! I know, I know…summer isn’t quite over YET, despite the fall-like temperatures as of late. But I wanted to fill everyone in on what’s coming down the pike this fall with The Thoughtful Gay Man Chicago. If you’re a gay man...
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No More Selling Myself Short

A few weeks ago, I was catching up with a dear friend who I hadn’t seen in awhile. A few months ago, I cooked a three-course vegan dinner for her, my boyfriend, and a few other people I really treasure having in my life. My friend turned to her friend...
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How To Embrace The Future As Mystery

You will never know what the future holds. Have you ever sat down to really consider and accept that fact? For much of my life, I was a practicing, habitual worrier. “But what if that happens?” “What’s going to happen next?” “How will I get through this or that?” Those...
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Are You Fed Up Yet?

No more niceties. Now, I’m usually a pretty even-tempered, easygoing guy. Heck, I’ve billed myself as “The Thoughtful Gay Man”. Even though I try to approach most of my life with gentleness, graciousness, and a level of cool-headed playfulness, when it comes to changing habits, it’s another story. Way less...
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