With all the subtlety and care of hyenas airdropped on an orphanage.

A kind of synesthesia I don't hear about much:

Smells have temperatures.

Nothing like a phone call to create massive psychological pressure to resume voice training. Sigh.

Got myself a prescription for Gardasil, to protect myself from HPV and also sisters-in-law.

I'm about 45% convinced to get a Nintendo Switch just for Pokemon, and it'd be 97% if it were the Alola region.

One of my favorite things about English is that putting the word "skin" in front of almost any noun results in various degrees of horror.

Skin remote.
Skin taxes.
Skin Macedonia.
Skin salad.
Skin butterfly.

Try it at home :)

medical, transition 

It is an exciting, vaguely terrifying time to be me.

Good things are ahead of me. Good, volatile, scary things.

I have had to explain to white people providing services to me that the last letter of my surname is Z a truly frustrating number of times this week.

Short story got rejected for publication this week.

I'll have to find another venue that likes stories about abusive families told via speculative fiction about aliens with bizarre mating biology and even more bizarre drugs.

Having Facebook closed during my workday is oddly liberating. I usually keep it open at virtually all times.

Putting out feelers for facial feminization surgery :) Wish me luck.

If you purposefully use a transgender person's deadname as a low blow when you're upset at them you are being a trash person no excuses.

Playing rugby is not the same as cheating at soccer.

There. Now you understand polyamory.

One of my deeper, less realistic fantasies is for the process of having an item delivered to my home to end with that item being delivered to my home.

That feeling when you're writing an extra scene to draw out the beginning of your novel a bit and accidentally invent a new character who is super important to one of your protagonists who now has to feature in other scenes later or her disappearance won't make any sense.

That writing life.

Truly, it is criminal that we went with calling the tanuki the "raccoon dog" in English instead of calling the raccoon the "tanuki badger."

That feeling when you're writing an extra scene to draw out the beginning of your novel a bit and accidentally invent a new character who is super important to one of your protagonists who now has to feature in other scenes later or her disappearance won't make any sense.

That writing life.

Show more
Serenity Laboratories