* This article began as one covering my thoughts of the British tradition of wearing the poppy. It splintered off in several different directions. I will leave the title as is. Now the sun shines down on the green fields of France a warm summer wind makes the red poppies dance The trenches have vanished … Continue reading On the Wearing of the Poppy
She is beautiful. My mother, my daughter, my sister, my friend, my lover. She is everything to everyone. She is powerful. She is loving. She is breath, life, heart. Land and sea. Inspiring and fear-inducing. Tsunamis, Earthquakes. Volcanos, Hurricanes. Tornados, Floods. Boiling Heat, Freezing Cold. Gaia. You are close. You are always. You are here. … Continue reading Gaia the Great
I'm nervous and excited. I want to get this job. I am so scared to work again. It's been two years. I remember when I was twenty nine, I went back to work after eighteen months. Eighteen months earlier I had been working six days per week, Often with a couple of doubles thrown in … Continue reading It’s Off To Work I Go…
I was born in 1978 in Holy Catholic Ireland as it is mockingly called to indicate just how much control The Catholic Church has\had on the country. I grew up in a suburb of Dublin. A modern corner of the country. There were a couple of separated couples (divorce was illegal), the odd single mother, … Continue reading Losing My Religion
I am fire. I am wind. I am water. I am earth. I am what some of you think of as God. But I am not Him or Her. I am me. None of you can conceive what I am. You racist Christians with your old man white beard image. I am white. I am … Continue reading I am…
I have been doing great over the last couple of weeks. I'm not 100% sure why. I do know it's a significant change. Gradual significant if that makes any sense. It has been a long time coming, but I recognize a sudden shift. Certain events this weekend were extremely difficult and hard to deal with. … Continue reading Pain in the Abdomen. Period!
I am a female. I think. I know I'm not male. Am I fully female? What does that mean? I have a vagina and breasts - two of them. I have given birth to three children and therefor assume I have all necessary reproductive organs. How linked are gender and sexuality? I am straight. Mostly. … Continue reading Gender and Sexual Identity