Last night I had a dream that was part torment and part teacher.   In the dream, I was accosted by guys picking on me for being trans…   In the dream, I had an argument with my younger sister about her refusal to acknowledge me (in public) as a trans sibling.   I was…

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I’m investing the vast majority of my blogging time at WordWhisperer.net, my professional “writer for hire” website, although many of the topics I’m tackling have little to do with the writing trade. I just wanted to give you a heads up if you’re missing me here at YellonBalloonPublications.com.   I haven’t died. I’m still writing…

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It’s patently obvious who has your back in the federal government today.   The only people who can’t see it are those who have closed their eyes…   This country remains in one of the biggest messes we’ve ever been in, perhaps the biggest.     At times like these, the federal government (whose taxes we…

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I believe I’m on the way back from Post Trump Stress Disorder and Toxic Brain.   A PISCES meme helped.   I’ll share the salient points here…   PISCES LESSONS FOR 2021 All challenges on your path are opportunities to evolve. It is not your job to fix or save people.   So, I went…

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I’m going to be blogging less here and on my new site at wordwhisperer.net because trying to keep both stocked is too time-consuming a chore.   I love to write, but I also need to be writing for clients and writing books, and there are only so many hours in a day…   So, if…

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“We Shall Overcome.”   I grew from a baby to a nine-year-old during the 1950’s. When I saw policemen turning police dogs and fire hoses on black people in the South, I was appalled.   When I asked my mom, incredulous, “What country is that?!” she didn’t pull any punches.   “It’s our country.”  …

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I’ve set up a GoFundMe campaign to help pay for Patches’ upcoming thyroid treatment on February 22nd. Please share the link with the animal lovers in your orbits. Thank you!   https://www.gofundme.com/help-pay-for-patches-thyroid-treatment   The campaign raised $1,135 in just four days, but it seems to be stuck there now.  The radioactive iodine treatment will cost…

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Today I’m taking my cat, Patches, in to her vet for bloodwork to see if she’s healthy enough to undergo radioactive iodine treatment to destroy her hyperactive thyroid.   She’s at least 15 years old, so the vet wants to make sure she’s healthy in all other ways before she undergoes radiation treatment, because it…

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CONGRESS NEEDS TO INVOKE THE 25TH AMENDMENT NOW IF IT HASN’T ALREADY. TRUMP IS A MADMAN. HE PROVED IT AGAIN YESTERDAY IN SPADES…   What is it going to take to get Congress–which was held hostage from doing its job for more than ten hours yesterday–to recognize the risks they are taking to let Trump…

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