Three Weeks on the Road, Following My Mum’s Legacy

Apart from visiting many members of my extended family in late 2007, to introduce them to my husband and new son (then not-quite-one), I hadn’t really made much effort to connect with them in person (unless I happened to be in Washington DC/Virginia, which wasn’t too far from family I have in Virginia). It wasn’t … More Three Weeks on the Road, Following My Mum’s Legacy

Coming Out with Marked by Scorn: An Anthology Featuring Non-Traditional Relationships

My latest book, Marked by Scorn: An Anthology Featuring Non-Traditional Relationships is officially released this Sunday on July 31st. The ebook is available for pre-order from Amazon. I had a conversation with my husband last month about how people are probably assuming that as the editor of a collection like this, I must be polyamorous1. … More Coming Out with Marked by Scorn: An Anthology Featuring Non-Traditional Relationships

Boys and Dolls

Who says toys are made specifically for boys or girls? Can they not be played with by anyone? When I was growing up, I played with Barbies and Cabbage Patch Dolls, which I still own. I also played Lego, and got sets that were both typically “boy” and “girl” – these have also stayed with … More Boys and Dolls

Tired of Hiding

This is probably going to be the hardest public blog post I’ll ever write in my life. When fear consumes you and prevents you from being true to yourself – from telling the people who matter the most to you who you really are, because you’re afraid of how they’ll react – then you’re no … More Tired of Hiding

Christmas Vacation 2009-10, part 2 – Nottingham, Cardiff, Oxford, London, and Munich

We arrived in Nottingham in the late afternoon of December 21st to spend Christmas with Jeremy’s family. Jeremy’s brother, Matt, moved to Nottingham with his family a couple of years ago to study a PhD in Theology, and his sister, Annie, and her family decided to trek over for a year at the beginning of … More Christmas Vacation 2009-10, part 2 – Nottingham, Cardiff, Oxford, London, and Munich

Doyle Progress Update for the Grandparents (and other interested family members and friends)

As we’re heading in to Christmas, and then around the corner is Doyle’s second birthday, and we’ve been in Malaysia a little over a month now, I thought it would be worth talking about Doyle’s progress for those interested. So, other than what I mentioned about Doyle acting out my stress, moving into a big … More Doyle Progress Update for the Grandparents (and other interested family members and friends)