From time to time we share the essays and letters of guest bloggers. This week, we are pleased to publish another post from Michelle Dooley. Michelle is Vice President of PFLAG San Antonio and we met her in person for the first time this past October at the PFLAG national conference in Portland, OR. She is also the mother of Matt Dooley. Happy Mother’s Day Michelle, and all the wonderful PFLAG moms out there!
Christopher writes a letter to Jordan and Isabella in honor of Father’s Day, letting them know how glad he and Patrick are that they “dreamed you two into our lives.”
Christopher writes about a winter trip to Buffalo with Isabella, and the joy of connecting with family.
One of my favorite places in the city of Buffalo is the hill behind the Rose Garden next to Delaware Park Lake. It’s a beautiful spot, regardless of the season. Part of the park system built by the Olmsted Brothers, it’s all green grass and trees in the spring and summer, and white, white, white in winter. In spring, it’s one of the places winter-weary residents flock to enjoy the outdoors again after their long hibernation, and in fall the brilliant hues of the trees ringing the lake cloak the area in a beauty unparalleled in the city. Continue reading To Buffalo, with love