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The question of transgender life expectancy was raised on PinkEssence. (The blog post was on page 6 of my google search.) Several sources quoted a number of 23 years. I also saw 28 years mentioned. I didn't find any definitive reference for that number. I think it is unlikely that there are good data available at this time on the life expectancy of people self-identified as transgender or transsexual, because those categories have not been separated out in government data collection until…Read More
I noticed a post at Google+ by one of my sisters on line the other day recommending a hair salon, so I sent her a comment back.
A few minutes later an email came in telling me that the word for the day was bedizen, meaning to dress up or decorate gaudily. There is generally an implication of being dressed in a showy, gaudy, or tasteless manner. But, since the obsolete root word dizen means "deck out", I think it could also be…Read More
Today I took a tiny step into the feminine world. I went to a salon as a guy to get a pedicure.
I have problems with my nails, especially the big toes, like a lot of older people (and some not so old...both my sons had nail problems as soccer players in high school). After some injuries several years ago, they have grown in heavy and too thick to cut and not in the right position. I can reach down there and try to trim the small toes, but it's hard to manipulate the tools into the…Read More
Something crazy happened to me on Friday, May 25, and I would like to share it with my friends on PinkEssence.
I was searching the web for some chess related pictures to put in a letter to my son, who likes to play chess with me, and a link popped up to Meg’s blog, Call Me Meg. I opened it and started reading and checked out the links to Stana’s blog, Femulate, which led me to Jessica Who’s blog and others. It was like something that had been dammed up inside of me burst out and…Read More