Awards like this - trust me - inevitably cause us to think back and wonder how we got to this point .
My life has been an odd one. Pre-HIV it was mostly boring, lacking in direction, meaning or reward. These were the banking years, stuck in a high-flying job that I disliked immensely, one whose only merit was that it paid well. But, as I’ve often remarked, all seemed to change for the better once I was diagnosed. True, it didn’t happen right away, but after a few months of