The Pain of Being Real: Worth Reading, I Think.

I read an essay on The Establishment by a non-binary person explaining why they quit testosterone. There’s so much in it about race, the ways race and gender build on each other, and then feeling condescended to and feeling unseen, so there were experiences in it I could relate to and experiences I couldn’t. So much deep […]

via The Pain of Being Real — Words by Maria Catt


Thanksgiving (Yes, I live in Canada)

What am I thankful for?  Not hurting anyone (other than a minivan and my truck) when I rearended another vehicle in traffic today.  My first ever accident in over 25 years of driving.  So much for a clean driving record now.

I am thankful for a supportive, caring, patient, kind, loving husband and life partner.  We are in this crazyness called life and family together forever.

I am thankful that my older daughter, who at a young age was painfully shy, has become a confident, smiling, intelligent young woman.

I am thankful for the times that my younger daughter smiles or laughs.

Thankful.  Even though going through all we are going through is very difficult.  Thankful. Because I know that God is there, walking alongside us, arms around us.

Closing this post for now.

Off for our first turkey dinner of the weekend 🙂