I’m also known as The Closet Professor, or simply Professor, even though I am not a professor nor do I teach anymore, I am now a historian working in a museum.
Location: Vermont, but originally from Alabama
Introduction: I began my life in the South and for five years lived as a closeted teacher, but am now making a new life for myself as an oral historian in New England. I think my life will work out the way it was always meant to be. That doesn’t mean there won’t be ups and downs; that’s all part of life. It means I just have to be patient. I feel like October 7, 2015 is my new birthday. It’s a beginning filled with great hope. It’s a second chance to live my life…not anyone else’s.
My profile picture is “David and Me,” 2001 painting by artist Steve Walker. It happens to be one of my favorite modern gay art pieces.
Interests: history, literature, art, religion, travel
Favorite Movies: Fried Green Tomatoes, Casablanca, The Thin Man movies, most gay cinema
Favorite Music: Cake
Favorite Books: Crazy in Alabama, anything by Mark Childress, Greg Herren, or Donna Leon
December 6th, 2013 at 3:24 am
Oh Wow!!! I didn’t realize it was a painting, until I had read what you’ve written
February 1st, 2014 at 6:46 am
I discovered that I’d been following you in two places ! I have a list of general gay blogs, from which I pluck photos, etc … and there you were. The funny things is that I knew I was reading you … or had read you, but that things were just a tad … well … different. Anyway, I thought it best to choose one … so I chose the Google + blog. I sense it cause you offense, thus my rush to explain. Mark
March 3rd, 2014 at 2:38 pm
Oy, Prof … could you do me a favor and have a look at my post from my wingnut’s website … long story, but in a nutshell this guy has been stalking and harassing me for five years. Anyway, if you could have a look … and, well, if you write a comment I promise never to ask anymore favors!
March 3rd, 2014 at 6:17 pm
Of course I will, and don’t worry about asking favors. Anything for you, sweetie.
November 24th, 2014 at 12:01 pm
Hiya! It’s just now that I’ve the time to really check out the blogs I’m following before “hidin’ in the woods” 🙂 yaknow, with all the auto-publish on wordpress and all. I just wanna say that loved your blog 🙂
March 4th, 2015 at 9:24 pm
I looked up my name in Google Images and several pictures from your site showed up in the search results — so I came and looked.
Was going to email you, but couldn’t find a way here to do that. Likely looked in the wrong place.
March 4th, 2015 at 9:26 pm
My boyfriend thinks I’m cute. Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoy what you see.
March 4th, 2015 at 9:26 pm
My email is email@example.com
August 24th, 2015 at 11:52 am
Can you be my professor? I always wanted a gay professor!
August 24th, 2015 at 12:18 pm
I’d love too. My extra credit activities can be lots of fun.
August 24th, 2015 at 12:35 pm
Come teach in the Southwest. I’m great at oral exams! Haha
September 4th, 2015 at 4:20 pm
Of course you would have a boyfriend. Anyone I am ever interested in for a possible relationship *always* has a boyfriend or husband or already.
Lucky him. 😦
September 4th, 2015 at 4:52 pm
Well, sadly the boyfriend wouldn’t be moving with me, but we’d remain just friends
January 24th, 2019 at 5:16 pm
I want to say thank you for your blog. I love it.
January 24th, 2019 at 5:23 pm
Thank you for reading.
January 24th, 2019 at 5:33 pm
May 8th, 2019 at 6:06 pm
I have a great book to recommend you. “The Song of Achilles” by Madeline Miller.
May 9th, 2019 at 7:07 am
Thanks for the recommendation.