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April 16, 2011 – Page 2 – QNotes

Eastern N.C. presbytery says no

News Notes: Carolinas

The eastern North Carolina governing body of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) gave a thumbs down to a proposal from the national church body to allow gay and lesbian clergy.

Yoga daddy

On Being a Gay Parent

“And stretch one more time, finding your edge and pushing a little bit more, even if it is just an inch or a micro-inch,” Elijah says to his enthusiastic crowd of 25 aging yoga participants at our local YMCA. Downward dog, looking like my Labrador retrievers as they wander into our bedroom with their morning yawn and stretch, I put my head down, push back on my heels, hips up toward the sky, legs and hands outstretched.

Queens are blooming everywhere!

Drag Rag

“Hey y’all!” as one of my favorites, Paula Deen, would greet her folks. And, welcome back to my little neck of the woods — here since the fall of 1996! Oh my goodness, that’s a lot of drag and pageants. This time, I will talk about the three main pageants that I mentioned going to in the last Rag and, also, start off with a show that I failed to mention.

Out in the Stars: April 16-29

Take the bull by the horns when the Sun stampedes into Taurus. It is time to lasso and brand your personal message on the world. Grab what you want by the tail and don’t let go. Hey, nice tail.