Archive for June, 2017

Happy Father’s Day?

Posted: 18th June 2017 by Robyn Jane in LGBT, Love, Transgender
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Today is Father’s Day, with all of the commercial hoopla that usually accompanies American holidays. Love your father? Prove it by spending money. Publish your advertising saying “Happy Father’s Day! Come spend money with us!” Here’s the thing: for many of us, there is no “happy” in Father’s Day. I lost my father when he […]

Gee, But It’s Great to Be Back Home

Posted: 9th June 2017 by Robyn Jane in Hospital
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Monday afternoon found Constant Reader checking in to the Emergency Department (ED) at Strong Memorial Hospital. I’d been feeling poorly for the past couple of weeks, and I was finally sick and tired of feeling sick and tired. After several tests—including an ultrasound—it turned out that I had a urinary tract infection (UTI). Not just […]

It Was 70 Years Ago Today

Posted: 2nd June 2017 by Robyn Jane in History, Music
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June 2, 1967. That’s when an amazing album was released in the USA: 50 years ago today. 70 years since Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. Just a side note to you purists: the first song in the album says “It was 20 years ago today,” so why am I saying 70? Simple: 50 […]