2012 is the year

We're only 5 days into the year but already things are looking up.

My brother Gabriel is now engaged to his wonderful girlfriend of 4+ years, Giovanna, and I'm thrilled to welcome her into our family.

The state of Washington is introducing a marriage equality bill and our governor made a great speech about it that is amongst the most moving and effective I've ever heard:
On a more personal note, I've started running again and I feel much better. There are exciting prospects in the horizon and I cannot wait for 2012 to unfold.
Happy new year!!