thrift store mysticism

I treat thrift store shopping as a mystical experience, as a spiritual discipline. Being somewhat of a mystic, and a massive optimist (see my post “curvilinear optimism“), I tend to believe that the Universe (or the Divine if you prefer) provides what we need to accomplish our missions in life as we need it (or […]

go to a damn tailor!

Let’s face it, transgender women often experience a difficult time finding clothes that fit perfectly. (But then, doesn’t every woman?!?). For example, my particular problems are: I usually need plus-sized blouses to enable fit around my chest and shoulders, but then the blouses generally appear unflatteringly wide around my waist. While I usually buy dresses […]

a derby hat and a sex offer

As per my interest in cultivating a look that screams “feminine”, I bought a derby hat from Goodwill today. At the same time I bought a pair of white high-heeled sandals. Wore both out of the store. In the parking lot a man immediately pitched a sex offer. Later that day two additional men expressed […]