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Commitments

During my yoga practice this morning, we were thinking and meditating on how we spend our time and what ‘habits of frequency’ we engaged in as a part of our self-care and as a part of our involvement with those … Continue reading

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What I’m Up To… January Edition

We are about midway through January and I haven’t given you all an update in a while, so here goes. Dating Ruby…  is awesome.  We’ve got our next outing planned, in Portland.  We’ll be going the Queer Honky Tonk and … Continue reading

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End of October Update

Tons going on lately… are you ready? Date Number 2 with Ruby!  We’ve been heating things up over the interwebs and she’s now promising to pounce on me this Saturday.  YES!  We’re going to have dinner and drinks at various … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report, early July

I haven’t written a Suburban Butch Dad Report in a while, and some of you may be wondering what the heck is going on with my family. The Elder Spawn is a full of teen-aged angst and drama, turning 14 … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: Teenager in the House

Today is my Elder Spawn’s 13th birthday.  She is officially a teenager today, but she’s been exhibiting teen behaviors for a while.  She has all the normal pain-in-the-butt attributes of teendom  but she’s also pretty cool.  She has proven herself … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: Sisters

I asked my youngest, “What does your shirt say?” She looked down, and traced a word “Tisser!  Little Tisser… but I’m big, not little.” “That’s right, you’re big, but you’re still the little sister.  Who’s the big sister?” She pauses, … Continue reading

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Genderqueer week(s) in review

A collection of gender related happenings in recent days and weeks. gender at work At the office, along with making magic happen with 1s and 0s, I’ve been involved in an agonizing process called:  get the next contract.  There have … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: Home Remedy

Hello blog friends, I’ve been having quite a roller-coaster couple of weeks.  The actual calendar events aren’t all that impressive, but my moods have been swinging like the 20s.  Yes, it is possible that I am entering that phase that … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: ElderSpawn Keeps Her Options Open

I had a very quick conversation with my ElderSpawn a couple of mornings ago about some rumors going around about her.  This is the first I’d heard and I wanted to dig deeper into it, but she was literally on … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: Passing on the Family Business of Speaking Up For Yourself

I would like to share a Proud Parenting Moment concerning my Elder Spawn.  Tonight she stood up for her beliefs and for what she wanted, in the face of opposition by some privileged, spoiled popular girls on her soccer team. … Continue reading

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