Family, Identity

Happy Bday To Me

July 9, 2018

As I wrote here back in January, I will complete my 60th orbit around Sol on July 25th. Mom said I finally popped out (I came out later) around 4:25pm. A few weeks later than […]

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Living to Sixty- Big Deal?

January 19, 2018

Living to 60 is not that surprising for most Can-American white cismales of (sometimes) middle-income. I made decisions in my youth that continue to impact my life. As I think ahead to this summer, and […]

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More TBT Kaleidoscope Pieces

January 14, 2018

Spinning pain into joy Continuing my series of Teddy Bear Tears Kaleidoscopes – “deceptively bright expressions of pain and anger over repressed childhood trauma.” I don’t know if my resistance to a palette of only/mostly […]

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The Fluidity of Time

January 10, 2018

A guest post by my niece Kayla. Started as a short post to celebrate a milestone, this post contains insights and wisdom on time, recovery, and ambiguity. Here is how this blog post came to […]

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Teddy Bear Tears

November 12, 2017

This post is part of a series on memory, repression, and freedom; as a follow-up to my ongoing therapy series. After a long break, I’m about to present two memories that ‘do not compute’- as […]

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Queer Blogger

October 20, 2017

This post title really is “Queer, Poet, Photographer, Designer, Sister, Card Reader, Kinkster, Blogger, and so much more” but that’s too long to display well on-line. As I approach the 10th anniversary of my first […]