Monthly Archives: July 2014

Deanna Joy’s Serenity Prayer

To the Infinite Innate Intelligence within me, that some may call God, I am both willing and able to surrender my will and ego to your care, one day at a time. Thank you for granting me the wisdom and … Continue reading

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Gallery, June 29, 2014

Deanna Joy Hallmark of Santa Fe, center, a transgender woman proudly marches through the plaza during the Gay pride Parade on Saturday June 28, 2014. Photo by Luke E. Montavon/The New Mexican

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A Landmark Day or Not?

I am sitting here at my laptop trying to decide if  today, my 65th birthday is a landmark day or not. As I regularly do when a word in my vocabulary seems to pop into consciousness from who knows where, … Continue reading

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Do We As Women Apologize Too Much?

There seems to be a tendency in women to be apologetic, sometimes to a fault, so it would seem.  Part of the Women’s Liberation Movement, which began in the 1960’s, addressed the issue of women’s equality in social roles and role … Continue reading

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“It Just Comes With the Territory”

You might be asking yourself when I will be coming up for air and take a break from blogging. Already I have posted eight times in half as many days . Tomorrow is the 4th of July holiday and you … Continue reading

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It’s About Time We Got Over It

What I’m about to say is offered with love and very tough love at that. I have been thinking a lot lately about what I see happening in the Trans blogsphere and I want to share my feelings about that. … Continue reading

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“She Must Have Slept Her Way to the Top”

The following is a comment I made on LinkedIn as a reader and respondent to a page titled  Connect: Professional Women’s Network, Powered by Citi As a recently post-operative transgender woman and who feels as much a woman as any, … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to All Who Dream of the Impossible

The following letter is one I wrote which started out as a reply to a comment made by a reader who responded to my last post, “Free at Last, Free at last…”  While it is addressed to her, I offer it as … Continue reading

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“Free At Last, Free At Last…”

I believe few if any people can begin to fathom just how joyful and grateful I am to be alive and healthy these days.  As we approach the 4th of July this week, you may have noticed many posts with … Continue reading

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My Own Declaration of Independence

A response to my post “A Word or Three About Independence Day” got me to thinking about the true meaning of freedom to me. The following is my own Declaration of Independence.” We cannot wait until someone gets in power … Continue reading

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