Link ready for action! (Photo: kotaku.com.au)

My Trans Parent Story, Part 3

In my last two posts about my genderqueer and transgender “child,” Link (age 21) I focused on the transitions they were going through and what all the gender terminology means. I didn’t say much about my own reactions other than

Link ready for action! (Photo: kotaku.com.au)

My Trans Parent Story, Part 3

In my last two posts about my genderqueer and transgender “child,” Link (age 21) I focused on the transitions they were going through and what all the gender terminology means. I didn’t say much about my own reactions other than

NYC Aerial

NYC Plan

I loved everyone’s ideas and advice for spending time in NYC. The plan is coming together! We’re going in mid-October: lots of time yet to finalize. Flights are booked – it’s a little under 2.5 hours direct, exactly the same

NYC Aerial

NYC Plan

I loved everyone’s ideas and advice for spending time in NYC. The plan is coming together! We’re going in mid-October: lots of time yet to finalize. Flights are booked – it’s a little under 2.5 hours direct, exactly the same

Keith Haring, 1989

NYC Reverie

I am seeking advice! In October, my spouse and I will be visiting New York City for the first time. We think we can afford to stay 5 nights/5 days. This is a planned treat for myself for having experienced

Keith Haring, 1989

NYC Reverie

I am seeking advice! In October, my spouse and I will be visiting New York City for the first time. We think we can afford to stay 5 nights/5 days. This is a planned treat for myself for having experienced

It's been a roller coaster ride! Photo of La Ronde from canadiantrainvacations.com

Financial Ups and Downs

Today I was going to write about how I started investing – inspired by Krystal at Give Me Back My Five Bucks (the very first financial blog I ever found, and still read). Then I started compiling a time line

It's been a roller coaster ride! Photo of La Ronde from canadiantrainvacations.com

Financial Ups and Downs

Today I was going to write about how I started investing – inspired by Krystal at Give Me Back My Five Bucks (the very first financial blog I ever found, and still read). Then I started compiling a time line

Black Friday spoof protest. Source unknown.

Home Inventory Revisited

Last year I did a complete home inventory. I wanted to estimate the value of my home contents and see of it was in line with what my insurance company would offer me in the event of a “total loss.”

Black Friday spoof protest. Source unknown.

Home Inventory Revisited

Last year I did a complete home inventory. I wanted to estimate the value of my home contents and see of it was in line with what my insurance company would offer me in the event of a “total loss.”

Toulouse-Lautrec, Training of the New Girls (Moulin Rouge), 1889

La Belle Époque

Are you drawn to another era – a time and place that feels like it belongs to you? Do you picture yourself travelling west across America on a covered wagon, cooking on an open fire, clearing land and building a

Toulouse-Lautrec, Training of the New Girls (Moulin Rouge), 1889

La Belle Époque

Are you drawn to another era – a time and place that feels like it belongs to you? Do you picture yourself travelling west across America on a covered wagon, cooking on an open fire, clearing land and building a

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Tea Freedom

Hey, I forgot to report that in July, I reached Tea Freedom! I had a whole cupboard full of tea bags, most of which I received in gift sets. In January, I vowed to use them all up. By May,

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Tea Freedom

Hey, I forgot to report that in July, I reached Tea Freedom! I had a whole cupboard full of tea bags, most of which I received in gift sets. In January, I vowed to use them all up. By May,