“I don’t like being too looked up at or too looked down on. I prefer meeting in the middle to being worshipped or spat out.” ~Joni Mitchell
Growing up, there were two sides of the kitchen table. On side A, there was my lieutenant colonel of the US Army, hardcore conservative, Wall Street trader of a father who used the word “faggot” while passing the salt.
On side B, there was little ole me, who was pretty sure that I was that word my father so vehemently used.
I thought Barbies were a fun toy (Malibu Barbie was my favorite, …