One in an occasional series about yours truly.
Q. Who the heck is this Sparky guy you keep referencing? All you've told us is that he's your domestic partner, and his birthday was on Monday. How about a photo, at least?
A. So kind of you to ask! But we think it best to follow the grand tradition of Phyllis Diller's Fang, Norm Peterson's Vera, Niles Crane's Maris and, of course, USA Today columnist Craig Wilson's "my partner, Jack." (Sparky did say it's OK to mention this: He was on the copy desk at The Cincinnati Enquirer in the early to mid-1970s, before Gannett bought the newspaper. How intriguing!)
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