I am sharing a house on 25th Street in Wilton Manors, near Fort Lauderdale, with Yuri and Barney, and working as a fitness trainer at Barney's Gym (CSCS Certification), and English and writing instructor at the Police Academy. Regular hangouts are the Club Bathhouse and the Filling Station.
Sept: Dating Matt, the security guard who dumps me for an older guy.
Nov: Conference in Atlanta.
Dec: Christmas in Rock Island: my old high school teacher makes the most homophobic statement I have ever heard; and Dick, my old bully, is dating the Pizza Boy
Feb: Sharing the Coffee Drinker with Yuri
March The Brazilian Drag Queen; Paris-Brussels-Amsterdam: Hookup with the West African custodian in Paris
June: Visiting Indianapolis and Garrett. Dad STILL hasn't figured it out; reuniteed with the shy boy in the third row. I start dating Wade the Real Beach Boy.
July: Yuri tells about his first boyfriend, in the Russian army; a conference in Brisbane, Australia; In Search of Australian Aboriginal Men
I take a job as a visiting professor at Florida Atlantic University.
Sept: Barney gets a new boyfriend, the Giant; later he invites me to share; date with Remy, the Filling Station regular
October: I meet the Gay Psychic Angel
Nov: Conference in Chicago.
Dec: Date with Jack the Vacuum Cleaner and the Young Republican from my religion class. I stay in Florida for Christmas.
March: Susage sighting of the Sikh at Barney's Gym; Visit to San Francisco: Desperately Seeking Kevin the Vampire; Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam: Janik the Frisian bodybuilder at the Horseman's Club
May: Date with Arjun with the weird pickup line.
June: Back to Rock Island for a visit; my nephew tries to turn a boy gay; I meet the son of Mr. Blowfish and spend the day with him.
August: Yuri and I share Jim the Baseball Player; Getting Even with the Bank Teller; David hooks up with a college boy in an elevator in Montreal; we pick up a teenage hitchhiker on the way to Key West.
Oct: The guy who turns out to be intersexed at the bathhouse; the straight guy who never figures it out.
Nov: Conference in Denver.
Dec: Christmas in Indianapolis.
Jan: I reunite with my Kentucky Kinfolk
Feb: Fixing up the Georgia Boy with a cute young thing; Victor and his Sleazoid Daddy; Yuri and I share The Florida Cowboy with the Kovbasa+
March: The Worst Date in Florida History; Paris-Brussels-Amsterdam in March: Jean the Violinist
April: The surprise in Comic Book Guy's Bedroom
June: the beach boy goes to the Bear Party; I visit Rock Island: Joel's transformation from choir boy to punk rocker; Nephew Sausage Sighting #3: A Penis Sock and a Fondle.
July: A week in San Francisco; visiting Larry in New Mexico: finding Larry's fetish; My grandmother's gay connection; Cruising in Tucumcari and in the Navajo Nation.
Aug: Jaan from Estonia visits.
Sept: Yuri Steals My Boyfriend; The Bodybuilder Who Never Got Naked
Nov: Conference in Nashville.
Dec: Yuri and I trade hookups; Christmas in Paris.
Jan: The high school bodybuilder
Feb: Hooking up on a job interview
March: Back to L.A. for the Oscar Party.
April: The annoyingly upbeat Boy Who Cried Fabulous; The Ugly Guy Makeover
May: I visit Ocracoke, North Carolina for Alan's Gift from Beyond the Grave
July: I escape to the gay haven of Slovakia, where I teach at an alternative high school (looking for beefcake at the Slovak water park). Doc and I travel to Germany, Hungary, and the Czech Republic (Bartek the Bathhouse boy in Prague).
Aug: When I return to the U.S., I spent a week in Indianapolis, then move to Dayton