You sure do have cool hair

Earlier this summer, I was at the park with the littles and this kid comes up to me and says "I don't know if you're a boy or a girl but you sure do have cool hair!" That was a turning point for me in coming to understand my gender identity. I realized at that … Continue reading You sure do have cool hair

Not for the faint of heart

There's a pounding in my chest that hasn't gone away for 39 days. That's the day I knew that things were never going to be the same. You know those moments where you can say before such and such, and after. There is a distinction between life prior to and life following certain moments. That … Continue reading Not for the faint of heart

In the middle

I saw this post the other day on Facebook and it took all the strength I had not to sob. This picture, which is an excerpt taken from a larger comic about a trans boy, is the perfect depiction of my sweet preschooler Beckett.The person who shared this post captioned it with the words "and … Continue reading In the middle

Fake it til you make it…pretty much my parenting style

Okay so I have almost 20 years of parenting under my belt. Well let me tell you that pretty much means shit! Oh I'm decent at making it look like I got this figured out and I have more or less successfully raised 2 pretty awesome kids who are now 18 and and nearly 20 … Continue reading Fake it til you make it…pretty much my parenting style

When you know you can’t go home

This is my city. Looks pretty enough. There's nothing wrong with it per se. It's just that it's a city and I'm more of a small town kinda dude. I moved to the city a little over 8 months ago, strangely enough, I did so to escape small town life, small town minds. But here … Continue reading When you know you can’t go home