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The Key to the Door of My Spirituality

It was a very large tomato. Heavy, red with orange streaks that were changing colours like the leaves on the trees these days. I found it at one of the lovely farmgates in my community and I kept it on … Continue reading

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The Mermaid’s Memory

Once again, my blog is being neglected.  I have been trying to post here, but lately everything I write seems… terrible. I suppose I have been trying to keep a certain standard here and when something just doesn’t work I … Continue reading

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On Getting a Date For Gender Reassignment Surgery

In May of 2012, I will be visiting a very handsome and charming doctor in Montreal. He’s the doctor selected by British Columbia’s Medical Services Plan, and many satisfied women, to perform a surgery which will change my outdoor plumbing … Continue reading

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Change, you can change.

When I was about 3, my older brother, who was all of a wizened 4, and I stood one day at the edge of our front lawn, looking down at the 10 foot steep drop of brambles that fronted the … Continue reading

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Transitioning Early In Life Versus Transitioning Later In Life

This blog post was inspired by a very well written story in the July 2nd edition of the Vancouver Sun, about transgender youth and the difficulties they face. http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Making+transition/5039947/story.html Besides being pleased that the reporter was able to get the … Continue reading

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I Am Woman*

Notice the little asterisk after “Woman” up there in the title? That’s my reality. It took me a long time to accept that I was female. Longer to actually embrace it, celebrate it and live it. Now that I have, … Continue reading

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Inspiring.

My poor little blog. Neglected for weeks on end, receiving no nourishment as I studiously avoid looking at it. Out of the corner of my mind I see its starving visage, crying for my attention. “Mommy  Why won’t you feed … Continue reading

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