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Week 178 – Another emergency room visit

In my continuing life saga of ‘What will the universe throw at me next?’, my eldest kid fell out of a tree at a friend’s house onto their back the day after school let out for summer. (Happy spoiler: they … Continue reading

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Week 174 – Mom’s diamond earrings

About a year before told my mom I was going to transition she took a trip with her boyfriend to Tahiti. She bought me a shell carved into a hook hung on a necklace as a gift. At about two … Continue reading

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Week 173 – Living life

Thursday was a busy day for me. The day started with a school meeting to review my eldest’s progress over the past year, (he’s doing great.) Then, since I grew up around my mom’s cigarette smoke, I went and had … Continue reading

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A visit with my mom

My mom’s had a cough for a while and it’s been a while since I’ve seen her, so I took her out to lunch. As part of catching her up on my news, I told her I had updated my … Continue reading

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How I Told My Kids I Was Trans

On December 23, 2014 I told my kids I was trans with my wife’s support. It was probably one the hardest emotional things I’ve ever done. They’re five and eight, so I tried to keep the message simple for them. … Continue reading

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A Poem for All Trans People

They would silence us,      but we will speak. They would erase us,      but we will endure. They would control us,      but we will be free. They would judge us,      but we will scoff. They would laugh at us,      but we … Continue reading

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Misandrical Musings

Earlier this week my mom had a conversation with my wife about me, and my mom shared something to the effect that she thought I was trying to be a woman because I wanted my father’s attention as he wanted … Continue reading

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