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sir

Hello, reader.  How are you today?  This is how I look inside when anyone calls Ming “sir.” We were at a Thai place we visit often.  It’s next to the flower shop.  The worker gave Ming the check and called him “sir.”  It was yuck. Ming is not a man.  Ming should wear his “he… Read More »

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my head

“Will you pray for my head?” I asked Ming.  “Can you put your hands on my head and pray for me?” “Yes,” he said.   He touched my head.  “I pray that your head can think the good thoughts.” “Wait,” I said.  “That’s not what I want you to pray for my head.” “I pray that… Read More »

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throat chakra

Hello, how are you doing?  I was having some trouble with my throat chakra.  It can feel stuffed up. What words did I need to say, that I swallowed to keep fake peace for my survival?  When did I clam up, to protect myself or someone else?  What truths did I pretend did not exist,… Read More »

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amazing things

Hello, some amazing things have been happening lately.  Day after day, I feel like they’re getting buried in the pile of amazing things, as more amazing things happen, undocumented.  Many will be forgotten. So I would like list some here, for you and for me. amazing things list We swam in the salt water pool… Read More »

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caring for my body

I have a deal with my body–I give her some basic things, and she gives me the ability to function.  Before, I thought that caring for my body was a waste of time, a tedious chore.  I wanted to do the minimum. Now I understand that caring for my body is a sacred pleasure, and… Read More »

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bumblebee song

Hello, we recorded the bumblebee song.  We recorded it before, years ago.  Originally we wrote it in 2013, in Mt Shasta the town, and we sang it for years with my nibblings and my mom.  It was a family song, good for any age of person. My community member loaned me his USB microphone for… Read More »

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queerness is like a sparkle

I was talking to my friend about sexuality.  I told her how my queerness is like a sparkle. energy My queerness and sexuality are part of my energy, spirit, life force–part of my body and my entire being.  My sexuality is part of what moves me through the world.  So even if what I’m doing… Read More »

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disperse the energy

Lately I’m enjoying sending to a few friends the art that I had on my ofrenda, for Day of the Dead.  Feels like a great way to disperse the energy.  And I hope the friends enjoy the art.  I don’t need to keep that powerful, potent stuff around.  Glad to spread joy to the world.… Read More »