Which reminded me of the struggles of homosexuals throughout the years.
Which reminded me of my neighbor in the mid-90's, Larry.
Which reminded me that AIDS stole my VCR!
I had a VCR. Larry loved to tape movies and TV shows. He had an entire room that was filled floor to ceiling with tapes. (He would have *loved* On Demand viewing/Netflix/etc) He needed an extra VCR in order to record, and I wasn't using mine. So I let him borrow it.
Larry had AIDS and ended up dying with my VCR still in his possession - and the charity that he had left all his belongings to swept in pretty quickly and took everything, including said VCR.
I may have told that story before, but it's not something that I think of often... and it reminds me that AIDS needs to be stopped, before it steals anything else.
Btw - your deadline is tomorrow! http://therealljidol.livejournal.com/924359.html Hope you've been working!