This is a great idea! (thanks for starting this Dave). Funny, when my wife and I first starting going out (and actually probably a couple years after moving in together), she was pretty shy about PDAs of any kind. I'm pretty open and without thinking, we'd be at the grocery store and I'd take her hand, or hug her from behind or just call her honey or baby. Now she doesn't even think about it, it's a natural occurence! This is all part of living our lives out 'loud' and being ourselves. It takes some work at first.
Zerbie, I'm visualizing you and Bill holding hands and it's a sweet picture. Love anywhere helps to bring about love everywhere. So please, don't hesitate to hold hands!!
Daniel, your story about seeing Paul McCartney reminded me of my experience with Wanda Sykes in February. I love her, and she was speaking at CA rally I was working. Doing crowd control in the speaker holding and escort area, I came face to face with Wanda. Now, what I really wanted to do was melt like everyone else, scream "I LOVE you Wanda!" and then beg for a photo and autograph. But, I reined the wild in, became my 'professional and controlled' self and calmly said "Hi Wanda, how are you?" to which she replied, "I'm great, how are you". I said very well and went on with my job, all the while stealing glances and finding myself holding my breath now and then!
"Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation."
Coretta Scott King