Category Archives: family

Exhaustion

Wallace and I are both running on empty while trying to do too many things. I don’t know how to get us both more rest or decrease our to do lists. He has preschool four days a week and comes … Continue reading

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Choices

The situation: we’ve been living with my mom for over a year and I’ve been just barely getting by with my amazon sales and babysitting, along with the help of food stamps. I have managed to do most of the … Continue reading

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List Post

I have a lot going on and I know that if I don’t get it out and record it here then I will start balking at blogging at all. So here goes. After 93 1/2 years, 5 with dementia, and … Continue reading

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Last Week

Wheh, this was a busy one but lots of fun. My mom is off of work and is trying to follow the Mayo Clinic meal plans, which has been a juggle of kitchen/fridge use as she is making each meal … Continue reading

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Blogging for LGBTQ Families Day: Poem

Back when I lived in Denver, I went to a poetry night called Cafe Cultura. I had been performing in Chicago for a few years and was trying to find my space in Denver. I loved the people who performed … Continue reading

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LGBTQ Blogging for Families Day: How I Became a Lesbian Single Mom By Choice

This post is part of Mombian’s 12th Annual LGBTQ Blogging for Families Day! Here’s the link to contribute! I came out in February of 2001 when I was in 10th grade and only 15 years old. It was not well … Continue reading

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LGBTQ Blogging for Families: Writer’s Block

It’s nearly LGBTQ Blogging for Families Day and I have no idea what to write! I feel so disjointed from the queer aspects of myself and am on day 3 of sick kid. I’d love any subject suggestions.

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