A Camping We Will Go

This summer is turning into The Summer of Camping. Yeah, I can’t believe it myself. My gal pal, sk, is actually coming up with ideas for activities we can both do while we are out enjoying Mother Nature. Her latest idea: boating. To be more precise, buying an inflatable beach boat on sale just so we…

Our Lives

My gal pal, sk, and I headed out to run some errands on Saturday and then tend to date night. As we are turning a corner, we pass a woman driving a minivan, the following conversation took place: Sk (seeing a stuffed animal through the windshield of the minivan): See, honey, other people have stuffed…

Life Moments

Ever have one of those moments in life where you think to yourself “what they don’t know won’t kill them?” Normally, this is said in jest, a good-natured manner. However, there are times when those words do ring true. I just experienced one of those times. My butchy finger nails needed a trim so I waited…

Spouse

That’s what my new insurance card read under my name: s-p-o-u-s-e. To some of you, you may think “big deal” but to many of us in the LGBTQXYZ. . . community, this is and can be a big deal. Besides the fact that my gal pal, sk, and I aren’t even married made the discovery a bit…

Butchin’ Up Suzy

I’ve been in a transition mode lately. I’m still practicing yoga. . . more accurately, there is a single position that I enjoy and I do that one every morning.  I’m able to notice the emotional changes that happen within my body and can take steps to avoid an “episode.” Verbalizing those emotions / feelings is coming along slowly. I know, it…

My Crazy Whims

Once in a while on a whim I think of something to do or try, usually something unconventional, and I say to myself “f*ck it, why not?” This happened a month or so ago when I decided not to shave under my arms. I did not inform my gal pal, sk, of my decision. I figured…