Category Archives: Personal

Trans Parent “Top” Story, Part 1 of 2

[Lengthy post for the keenly interested] For new readers, I’m the parent of a young adult (24) who identifies as genderqueer and transgender. Link was assigned female at birth. I would say they were raised culturally female (although less gender-boxed

Trans Parent “Top” Story, Part 1 of 2

[Lengthy post for the keenly interested] For new readers, I’m the parent of a young adult (24) who identifies as genderqueer and transgender. Link was assigned female at birth. I would say they were raised culturally female (although less gender-boxed

In and Out of February

Returning, Running (from zombies?) and Another Job Change… The second half of January, I was in Toronto spending time with Link. I was confident they were doing very well when I left. Link has since returned to work on schedule,

In and Out of February

Returning, Running (from zombies?) and Another Job Change… The second half of January, I was in Toronto spending time with Link. I was confident they were doing very well when I left. Link has since returned to work on schedule,

In and Out of January

…Resolutions, Money, and Someone’s Change of Gender Resolutions I have a couple of resolutions/goals this year. The small one: At our house, whoever makes dinner also loads the dishwasher and does the dishes. The other person gets the night off.

In and Out of January

…Resolutions, Money, and Someone’s Change of Gender Resolutions I have a couple of resolutions/goals this year. The small one: At our house, whoever makes dinner also loads the dishwasher and does the dishes. The other person gets the night off.

Accounting for: December

Happy 2018! We’ve arrived. Not as exciting as a new decade, but I’m hoping we’re a year closer to a post-Trump political landscape. Although I say I don’t do Christmas real big, it does tend to take over December. For

Accounting for: December

Happy 2018! We’ve arrived. Not as exciting as a new decade, but I’m hoping we’re a year closer to a post-Trump political landscape. Although I say I don’t do Christmas real big, it does tend to take over December. For

Accounting for: October

October is old news now. Since I ended the month away from home, this is my first chance to reflect and to catch up with all of you. Thanks to everyone who checked my homepage, or your feeds, for my

Accounting for: October

October is old news now. Since I ended the month away from home, this is my first chance to reflect and to catch up with all of you. Thanks to everyone who checked my homepage, or your feeds, for my

Accounting for: September

I had some back-to-school energy in the early part of the month and channelled it into decluttering and yard work. My junk drawers were cleared out – as of today, they have not been re-junked. The laundry room shelving, used

Accounting for: September

I had some back-to-school energy in the early part of the month and channelled it into decluttering and yard work. My junk drawers were cleared out – as of today, they have not been re-junked. The laundry room shelving, used

Accounting for: August

I don’t have much to “account for” this month: besides our UK vacation, I didn’t do anything! So I will just chatter. At the beginning of the month, our city had its annual civic parade. The captain of the Pittsburgh

Accounting for: August

I don’t have much to “account for” this month: besides our UK vacation, I didn’t do anything! So I will just chatter. At the beginning of the month, our city had its annual civic parade. The captain of the Pittsburgh

A Day Each

Rom and I had two full days in London this month, plus parts of our arrival and departure days. We decided we would each plan a full day of activities, and the other would agree and go along with whatever

A Day Each

Rom and I had two full days in London this month, plus parts of our arrival and departure days. We decided we would each plan a full day of activities, and the other would agree and go along with whatever

Accounting for: July

July was bright and sunny and busy. I started the month at the Deadmau5 show which the municipality brought in for Canada Day. The fireworks fizzled in the fog, but the music kept everyone bouncing! As you know, I read

Accounting for: July

July was bright and sunny and busy. I started the month at the Deadmau5 show which the municipality brought in for Canada Day. The fireworks fizzled in the fog, but the music kept everyone bouncing! As you know, I read

On Repeat

Recently I found myself thinking about things I’ve done over and over again, even when there were other choices. For instance, Rom and I visit his parents in Sussex every year, and we spend time in London and Brighton. His

On Repeat

Recently I found myself thinking about things I’ve done over and over again, even when there were other choices. For instance, Rom and I visit his parents in Sussex every year, and we spend time in London and Brighton. His