Posts tagged "Wheaton"

Twenty bits of trivia (about me) that you can't live without

1)   My first pet was a tortoise

2)   In my lifetime I have had over 25 exotic reptiles and amphibians

3)   I have rescued and rehabilitated two turtles and returned them to the wild.
“Trivia – matters or things that are very unimportant, inconsequential, or nonessential.”  Really?  I always found trivia quite fascinating.  Something about knowing how many miles of cable make up the Gold Gate Bridge is cool. What good is it going to be to you to know that over 80,000 miles of cable were used, probably... Read more »

Transgender woman: A lifelong pictorial

Dec 23rd, 1969. What would a personal photo pictorial be without starting at the very beginning? I'm not even a few hours old and I have a camera in my face.  So when you look at this picture, what do you see? Boy? or Girl? or does it really matter?
For many transgender individuals, their past is something they want to forget.  We call it going stealth.  Once we transition;  we move, change jobs and not let others know who we were before the transition. For the last couple years, it has been very difficult for me to let others see my past.  Going stealth... Read more »

Saying Goodbye to Wheaton Central High School

Saying Goodbye to Wheaton Central High School
I recently made a pilgrimage that many have made in the last few months back to our old neighborhood to visit a long time acquaintance.  Now this isn’t a person we have known for years, but a building, a building that has stood since 1925.  It is an icon and landmark  for anyone who grew... Read more »

God's Big Puzzle

It’s a great blessing to see God’s will at work. Being able to hear that several people were blessed by hearing how one person was carried by God through the darkness and how God has lifted that person out of a depth that was so deep that no humanly struggle would bring you out. Christians... Read more »

The Crucible of Transition

Every relationship that we as humans have, whether it is with a schoolmate, family member or coworker, can be compared to raw earth.  When you take what seems like just a lump of rock, it can contain useless, worthless material or possibly rare gems or precious stones and metals.  There will be times that the... Read more »
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    Meggan Sommerville is a Christian transgender woman with a heart for educating others about the transgender community and her faith in her Savior, Jesus Christ. Her career life has taken her on a variety of adventures, from being a veterinary technician in the Western burbs of Chicago to being an EMT/Paramedic, EMS instructor, and a paid on call firefighter for Bolingbrook , Illinois. Since 1998, she has been the frame shop manager for a national craft retailer. You can contact Meggan via email at or find her on Facebook at Trans Girl at the Cross

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