Human Me

Marshall, The Human Lightning Rod… by Rory Andes

Have you ever met a person so infectiously electric, you can run your appliances by simply having them stand in a room? Let me introduce you to Marshall “Heck Yeah!!” Byers. He’s a little over six foot tall, Anderson-Cooper-stylish-silver hair, and exudes pure, rehabilitated energy. We all have a story to tell and Marshall is …

Yeeeeeee……..Haaaaaaw! by Marshall Byers

Yeah, I’m no cowboy but I love saying Yeeeeeee……..Haaaaaaaaw!Try saying it real loud, it might make you smile. I let one rip today in class receiving a letter from Edmonds Community College. This is what I discovered.Dear Mr. Marshall Byers:I’m honored to inform you that due to your academic success during Fall Quarter 2018, your …

Website Expansion: Looking For Input And Advice by Jeff aka Ruth Utnage

I have a vision of what this site could be, what purposes it could fill, who it could be serving. I realized about two years ago that the millions of potential readers I had hoped for were going to take some serious work and I simply cannot do it alone. With that in mind we …

The “Sixty Days In” Myth… by Rory Andes

Its a hit show on cable TV’s Arts and Entertainment . Its just entertainment, right? Even on that level, we should be concerned. But most people fall into a trap of how “real” this reality show is. Want some reality? No municipality in their right mind is going to let you view into their hellhole …

Splash! by Marshall Byers

To all the beautiful people around the world, I am overwhelmed with so much love, happiness and excitement! I’m so thankful as well to be able to share with you this incredible news. I was handed this tonight:The Seattle Aquarium is excited to announce our 28th annual fundraising gala.¬†SPLASH!Friday, June 7th, 2019Each year, our signature …

LGBTQIA (SA, A, S, TS, SS, MS, GQ, GNC, GF…): What Do All These Letters Mean? Allow Me To Explain by Ruth Utnage

All the letter we hear about in LGBT pop culture are adding to the terminology mayhem which for straights and LGBT persons alike is a full blown educational crises. This brings one to a point where they can knuckle down and begin the learning process or they can forgo the milieu of equality rhetoric and …

Should Tax Dollars Be Spent On Sex Reassignment Surgery and Hormone Therapy For Inmates? by Jeff aka Ruth Utnage

I am going to make an argument that your tax dollars are best spent, in regards to inmate rehabilitation, on actual rehabilitation efforts which includes identity affirmation. However, before we delve into that, let me break something down for you.What if the Secret Service was only effective 65% of the time? How about police or …

Up Close An Personal by Marshall Byers

My goodness, we have thee very best book club. Professor Steve is top notch. He takes us all on a trans formative journey with questions that provoke deep emotional stimulation. Although he is not the Professor from Hogwarts which we all thought he would be when he started this UW Book Club one year ago, …

Warrior Dieting by Jeff aka Ruth Utnage

I am doing a diet that is really working for me. It’s called the Warrior Diet. It has alot of intricacies that I won’t get into but the basics are this:1) Eat most of the calories for your entire day in one 4 hour window, mine is 3 – 7 p.m. 2) outside of that …