Category Archives: Memories

My Final Word On Memorial Day

As a lifelong pacifist who not only refuses to condone war for any reason and to being coerced to killing people under the orders of a “superior” officer, Memorial Day is not one I  care to celebrate. much less talk … Continue reading

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A Case of Mistaken Identity

I was thinking this evening back to when my late beloved partner became pregnant with our son.  Because she was 36 years of age, the risk of fetal abnormalities were higher than if she had become pregnant at a younger age.  Our obstetrician recommended … Continue reading

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Hey Guys, I’m Still Alive and Kicking!

It isn’t hard to notice that I haven’t posted in a while.  I make no apologies for it because that will only feed my bad wolf rather than my good.  Instead I will begin where I left off which was my … Continue reading

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Vulnerability and Mindfulness

Last evening I went to our Santa Fe town plaza ,probably the oldest in post Columbian America still in use after more than four centuries. Every summer, many evenings there is live music from a bandstand recently rebuilt on the Plaza and last night … Continue reading

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Is Home Really Where the Heart Is?

I was inspired to write this post by a sister transgender blogger who most probably already recognizes who she is. With my late beloved wife passed away and our son living far away, I have the task of redefining what “home” means to … Continue reading

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I Refused to Grow Up to Putting On My Big Girl Panties

I came to a very startling revelation this evening which I believe, has it’s roots in being born transgender and has been running my life until I “took the bull by the horns” and chose to finally come out to begin … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Recollections and Gender Self-Identity

I have a few different trains of thought running through my head as I write this and I will attempt to bring them all together by putting fingers to keys and words to screen, my own contemporary version of “putting … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, My Beloveds

Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you. happy birthday dear hunny bunny, happy birthday to you!  Our son, would have added “…and many more  on channel four, and all the rest on CBS.” Today would have been my late … Continue reading

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Being Woman Enough: More Memories of Being that “Wounded Little Girl”

This has become one of my longest posts so far, but I figured it was time to tell my story which I have been posting in pieces until now. How I came to write this piece or the story behind … Continue reading

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Am I the same person I was before transition?

I started to comment to a question that was posed by a dear friend, Robyn, to whom I have neither seen nor spoken, except via email and responding to her blog,  Transgender in State and as my comment was getting awfully … Continue reading

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