Category Archives: Shadow

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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Thus Spake Deanna

“When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”      -Sherlock Holmes Science, whether it be physics or politics is about having an idea, a supposition, if you will, and then experimenting with the … Continue reading

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The Freedom to Be Exactly Who We Are and Who We Are Not

I was reading an article at everyday feminism [sic] digital magazine on the topic of racial prejudice and it brought to mind what I see on other blogs or in articles written on topics related to transgender and feminist issues.  I have written … Continue reading

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The Girl That Wasn’t

A favorite bedtime storybook from my childhood was one called “The  Bear That Wasn’t.”  It tells the story of a bear who goes into hibernation one fall and during his winter slumber, a huge factory is built over and around … Continue reading

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Road to Bangkok minus 152 days

The last few weeks have been full of social events including 4 Meetups with the Girlfriends of Santa Fe, of which I am a welcomed and honored member.  I have even organized a couple of Meetup events myself, including a walking … Continue reading

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The Road to Bangkok: About Saving Face

My good online girlfriend Robyn Alice introduced me to a friend of hers who had her own GRS with Dr. Preecha.  I asked her about the hair removal thing around the surgical site and learned that she didn’t have any … Continue reading

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Life can be a Bitch and Oh So Sweet at the Same Time?

It is funny how sometimes everything often turns out for the best. As I have reported in posts this past winter, about the anxiety I felt, being so close and yet so far, toward completing my transition with surgery abroad. … Continue reading

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Justice for all doesn’t necessarily mean equality for all

I woke up this morning not knowing that today is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia until I went to check my email.   IDAHO is still the acronym used and is probably much easier to remember than IDAHoT, but … Continue reading

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Let peace always begin with me

I read today of a the death of a two year old girl in Kentucky who was shot to death by her five year old brother, clutching a “My first rifle.” To read the story, click here. I have spoken … Continue reading

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In memoriam to a fellow shadow warrior

“Your life will be transformed when you make peace with your shadow. The caterpillar will become a breathtakingly beautiful butterfly. You will no longer have to pretend to be someone you’re not. You will no longer have to prove you’re … Continue reading

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