Yet Another New Tool!

As a writer, I find the biggest problem with modern technology is all of the potential distractions. I love writing on my iPhone, iPad, or laptop, but it’s too easy to get distracted by email, IMs, Google searches, etc. For example, I’ll need to check Wikipedia for information. I find it, but there are so … Read more

Some Shockin’ Good!

St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Harbour Grace, Newfoundland The Internet is a Strange and Wondrous Thing Especially for people with Attention Deficit Disorder, like me. I woke up this morning wanting to text my daughter, to share a memory. Some background is in order: My family’s ancestral home is in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. … Read more

On Being a Parent Without a Holiday

Happy, uh, Whatever You Are Day? Ah, springtime! Holidays, anniversaries, and all sorts of reasons for celebrations! Graduations. Weddings. Mother’s Day. Father’s Day. But No Day For Me And no day for thousands of other men and women like me. I am a Transwoman. I have two daughters and three grandsons. One of my grandsons … Read more

The 999 Market and Super Deli

The Best Chicken in Town? I reluctantly left the house for a doctor’s appointment this afternoon. Reluctantly, because my depression has kept me housebound for most of the past two months. But I couldn’t put it off any longer, and Ed was kind enough to drive me to the clinic. I’d catch a bus home … Read more