Tag Archives: childhood

2 Years on T

The first gaming console I ever had was my clunky Nintendo Game Boy.  I was around nine, and I loved Pokemon with the fiery passion of a gamer.  I don’t have the best memory when it comes to events or … Continue reading

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The Fox, the Grapes, the Dog, the Ox, and Me

One of Aesop’s fables that I remember the most is the tale of the Fox and the Grapes.  In this tale, a fox stumbles upon a low-hanging branch bearing beautiful, succulent grapes.  The fox reaches for the grapes, but finds … Continue reading

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I’m back!

Good morning, internet! I’m sorry I’ve been gone for so long.  Life has been crazy, in ways both good and bad.  The longer I waited to post, the more I had to say, and the more I had that “I … Continue reading

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Coming Out to My Grandmother…Again

Before coming out as trans, I came out to my whole family as gay.  In fact, I actually came out as gay to my grandmother twice.  What you have to understand is that one half of my family comprises of … Continue reading

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“Freshly Pressed” and Thoughts on Education

I don’t often pay attention to my WordPress dashboard, but this post caught my eye a couple of weeks ago.  The post was quite funny and it piqued my curiosity about the standards for posts on Freshly Pressed.  I hadn’t … Continue reading

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L’Shana Tova (Happy New Year)!

Good morning everyone, and happy new year!  L’Shana Tova (traditional greeting, Hebrew for “for a good year”).  I hope that everyone has a fantastic and wonderful year. Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year – and Yom Kippur – our … Continue reading

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Gotta Catch ‘Em All!

This semester, I am taking a course (as in yes, I am actually getting credit toward my graduation) on the Pokemon trading card game.  Gaming/comic books/trading cards/etc. are, as far as I understand, stereotypically male activities.  So, it’s not a … Continue reading

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