Category Archives: not your teachable moment

Here, Let Me Help You Get That Log Out of Your Eye

It never fails to astonish me when people whom themselves get judged on their outward appearance judge me. To wit: Case the First: A cross-dressing, middle-aged man who thought my skin condition was so amusing that he had to titter … Continue reading

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Not Your Fashion Statement

OK, today we are going to talk about fashion. Yes, really. But first, we need to do some background reading. First, read this. Then, go read that. OK, back now? Good! As somebody who spends a great deal of time … Continue reading

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Rage, Rage Against the Dying of the Light

Maybe I’m doing this wrong. Maybe I should just accept my fate of chronic pain and learn not to be angry at a body that has betrayed me. Learn not to push for more or want more,  and simply accept … Continue reading

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Not Your Hypothetical

Before we delve too far into today’s topic, please first take a few minutes and view this video of GOP candidate Ron Paul’s response to a question from Wolf Blitzer during one of the recent GOP debates. Go ahead, I’ll … Continue reading

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Not the Monster You Are Looking For

Interesting conversation with a dear friend last night over dinner. They allowed as how they were surprised I had started this blog. Raised eyebrow. I asked in what way were they surprised. They responded that I had spent so long … Continue reading

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Are you there, Ghod? It’s me, That Word Grrl.

It’s 3 am, Ghod. And I can’t sleep because it hurts too much. I’ve tossed and turned for four hours now, but can’t sleep. So here I am, Ghod. And I have questions. Which means you better have some answers. … Continue reading

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