Archive for June 2016

I'm having nightmares about my son going to sleepaway camp

I'm having nightmares about my son going to sleepaway camp
Last night, I dreamt of drowning in the ocean. It didn’t start with drowning, but with cooking. Dinner, to be more precise, with an older version of my son. In my dream, we were chopping and prepping for a meal, just like we often do. He asked questions about ingredients, we laughed over silly food... Read more »

A very quick haiku after a very long day in a very hot car with two very loud children

A very quick haiku after a very long day in a very hot car with two very loud children
Drove over six hours* With two kids and a migraine Me at my best, yo *for an explanation of the number of syllables in hour, click here This post was written as a part of ChicagoNow Blogapalooz-Hour Volume XXXII.  Our challenge this month was: “Write about a period or moment in your life when you were... Read more »

50 heroes died at Pulse Nightclub

50 heroes died at Pulse Nightclub
Yesterday, I struggled to find the words to describe the 15th annual Philly Trans Health Conference. I struggled to define this unique sense of community and acceptance that permeated the air. Much like last year’s conference, I had no way to convey what every single attendant felt, walking the halls together, learning and growing and... Read more »
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