Monthly Archives: March 2014

Taking off the Panti

Panti did say the costumes she wears allow her to be more forthright, to say things she might not as Rory. Having always been rather shy publicly, I started thinking about what mask I might wear. Probably I do it … Continue reading

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More Panti

At the end of the question period, after her talk, Panti was musing on how, with the changes in cultural and social structures regarding LGBT rights, everyone is going to be the same. We will be a homogenous culture. When … Continue reading

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Panti

  I went to see/hear Panti Bliss, the Irish Drag Queen, talk at St. Mary’s University last night. She was lovely, totally honest and eloquent.  She spoke about fostering gender discombobulation, but mostly it was her integrity and enthusiasm for being honest … Continue reading

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Another Wednesday; another storm

    Of course it is Wednesday: we are in the middle, only the middle, mind you, of the worst snowstorm of the year. And we have had plenty, mostly on Wednesdays, when I could be teaching if it weren’t … Continue reading

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The photo thing

IMG_3992, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. I had photos taken this morning of my new work. I think this was the first time I didn’t feel like reworking most of the paintings as he was photographing them. What a relief. My … Continue reading

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With color

I am finding out, once again, how important color is to me.  I had painted one wall in my kitchen a beautiful shade of dark blue.  I love the color.  But I was always uncomfortable looking at it.  It was … Continue reading

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Hanging out with an old friend

IMG_4022, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. When my children were young, I would often play the piano for hours. Mostly Mozart. I used to say Mozart was my best friend. We certainly spent a lot of time together. Last night I … Continue reading

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