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The ramblings of an upwardly mobile homosexual male of color.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: GLBT, Music, Movies, Literature, Politics, Urban

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The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir on Apr 27, 2010The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St Paul have one of the largest Hmong communities in the country. Starting in 1975, Hmong refugees sought asylum in California, Wisconsin, and Michigan (along with Minnesota). Why was the U.S. so gracious to allow t...



Amish Friendship Bread on Apr 11, 2010We were given a starter bag of Amish Friendship bread ten days ago. It was pretty simple to manage for the ten days. The one thing I did forget was to release the gas from the bag, so we'll see how that effects the end product. The recipe/instruction...



Apple Bottom Jeans on Apr 11, 2010Guess who was feeling crafty yesterday? I think I've been watching too much Color Splash With David Bromstad on HGTV. Anyhow, this was my first time painting, and I'm fairly pleased with the results. I'm also proud to report that I did not get one dr...



I Am the New Black on Apr 9, 2010I just finished reading Tracy Morgan's autobiography I Am The New Black, and I was pretty satisfied. His sense of humor translated well into the written word (well, I don't know how much of this book he actually typed out but whatever). Here are some...



Tim McNiff on Apr 2, 2010When I moved to Minnesota six years ago, I immediately gravitated to KARE11 morning news. Since then, I have been subjected to Tim McNiff.McSniff apparently started his career at KARE11 as a sports intern. Now, I try not to be biased because I have a...



Shh on Apr 1, 2010Does anyone else think Silent Library on MTV is the dumbest, gayest thing ever produced for TV?